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How do I sync a Digitech SDRUM with a Boss RC-300 looper?

The Harman Canada Engineers who developed the SDRUM also clandestinely included the ability to sync MIDI devices to the SDRUM via the JamSync connector. The SDRUM must be the master since it only ...
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Loop pedal Vs. interface. Which is better for looping?

It is not a question of “loop pedal VS. interface”. They are two things that perform different functions. A loop pedal allows you to create, layer and play back loops. It produces a signal which must ...
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multi effect processor and loop station

All you need to do is run your instrument into the multi fx processor, the multi fx into the loop pedal, and the loop pedal into your amp. Guitar -> ME 80 -> RC 30 -> Amp If you want to record the '...
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Boss rc3 Looper: playback is happening during recording

While it's stopped, press and hold the footswitch until "CL" flashes, indicating that the track is cleared out. It sounds like there is already a loop saved on that track.
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BOSS RC-5. Rhythm. Problem with using in live performance

I do not know this particular looper but I am doing a fair amount of line looping thought. In my opinion this behaviour is completely normal and expected as it is adding the possibility to tile two ...
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single looper pedal with two instruments into separate amps

I do this myself using a looper with stereo inputs and outputs. Guitar goes into input A and out output A. Bass does the same via in/out B. Simple and easy, but not an inexpensive piece of gear, at ...
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What footswitch can I use on my Ammoon Stereo Looper pedal?

Eighth page of the manual describes necessary specifications of the foot controller. Typical amp footswitch using latching switches certainly isn't a good replacement. Typical sustain pedal uses a ...
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Loop pedal Vs. interface. Which is better for looping?

Let's break it down: "I am not a gear geek" — So you do not enjoy messing with technology and reading fat manuals. "wish to buy as little number of gears as possible" — keep the ...
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Loop pedal Vs. interface. Which is better for looping?

Hm, this is pretty "opinion based." And perhaps eventually you'll want all these things. But consider researching a bit into the differences of what they can do. When I first tried a looping ...
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I want to be able to cover and loop any song I want

Lets look at Bound 2. As a beginner you've got some work to do, obviously. But there are several things you can focus on which will speed your progress. I don't know where you are skill-wise, ...
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single looper pedal with two instruments into separate amps

In the setup you drawn it seems that the looper has no way to know to which amp it is supposed to send the signal. You need another A/B before RC-2, directing the signal to its desired input. The ...
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Boss RC-5: How to make all recordings conform to a single measure?

The BOSS RC-5 is known as a Quantization Looper. Tempo for a measure is set by the initial recording or via predetermined params. The RC-5 Quantizes all preceding recording samples to the set measure. ...
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Can the BOSS RC-600 be the master MIDI sync to the RC-300?

The problem is that RC-300 has a product-specific way of slaving that only works with another RC-300 or time spent analyzing MIDI messages and programming a MIDI pedal. So the answer is no. The RC-600 ...
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connecting multiple instruments into loop station

No, you can't generally connect a digital piano directly to a mic input. Ideally the piano would connect to a line input, but the RC 500 doesn't appear to have one. But there are devices/converters ...
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How to format Boss RC-3 loop station

RC-3: clearing the internal memory (factory reset) Do not turn off the Power while the display is flashing. Backup your data. Copy the complete Roland folder to your computer Begin with device ...
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Boss RC-300 low microphone volume issue

If mic volume is an issue, I recommend a gain booster such as FetHead or Cloudlifter. Both run on phantom power, and, if needed, FetHead has a version that will supply phantom power to the mic. Note ...
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Boss RC-300 low microphone volume issue

I use a dynamic mic, a Behringer and have no problems. I have both my guitar and mic inputs at 1/4 and use the slide on the tracks for rec vol. I also went into the system and lowered the input a bit ...
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Using an Electribe 2 to sync with a Boss RC-300

I haven't yet found a way to sync the Boss RC-300 from the Electribe 2 but I have found a way to sync the Electribe 2 from the Boss RC-300. On the RC-300: Memory Edit Memory:MIDI Sync = INTERNAL On ...
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Using an Electribe 2 to sync with a Boss RC-300

Your diagram shows the correct connections. What remains is the configuration of the devices. You have to make sure the Electribe is set to generate it's own clock signal and send that clock signal ...
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How do you sync a Roland Boss RC 300 Loop Station to external rhythm sources?

I just took a pass at reverse engineering the RC300 midi output so I could slave it. Short answer is - no can do. Mainly this is because there is no track identifier in the sysex data. It basically ...
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