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Boss DR-880


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Boss DR-880

Category:  Products / drum machines / sample drum machines

Added: 14-Feb-05  |  Author: admin

New price: 291.03 UKP - 415.00 Euros  |   S/H price: Not listed

Boss DR-880

BOSS DR-880 Dr. Rhythm Drumcomputer, 440 drumsounds and 40 bass-sounds, 100 multieffect patches with ampmodelling for E- und Acustikguitar and bass, 500 preset - 500 user patterns, USB incl. complete midi interface, possible to import midi-file drumtracks, 2 indiv. outputs + stereoout + digital out, special guitarinput, can plug in 4 footswitches.

Potential probelsm if buying a used unit - Roland recalled the units - Roland Corporation is voluntarily recalling the BOSS Rhythm Machine, DR-880 (released on November 17, 2004). After investigation, a problem in the system software was detected, causing loss of data after using the saving function over 500 times.

Therefore, Roland would like to resolve this problem by updating your system, free of charge. Please contact your nearest Roland Service Station(>>PDF).

The new heavyweight champ of rhythm programming has arrived. The DR-880 is a new-school powerhouse thatís loaded with world-class sounds from Rolandís famous SRX library, plus a stunning collection of original waveforms. The DR-880ís drum, percussion, and bass sounds can be played and programmed as is, or customized with powerful toolssuch as independent compressors and EQs for the kick and snare, and a compressor and selection of COSMģ amp models for the bass.

  • 440 world-class drum and percussion sounds, 40 bass sounds with COSM bass-amp models
  • Three independent insert effects (EQ and compression), TSC (Total Sound Control) featuring 3-band EQ and high-quality ambience
  • 1,000 patterns (500 preset, 500 user); easily add fills, ghost notes, chord progressions, and more
  • 20 velocity-sensitive pads
  • Guitar/bass input, plus multi-effects and COSM amp models
  • 100 effect patches (50 Preset, 50 User) for electric, acoustic, and bass guitars
  • Four assignable footswitch and expression-pedal inputs
  • Digital and individual outputs; USB port for importing SMFs

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Product:  Boss - DR-880
Name: Jeff Leavitt
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Activity: Hobby-ist
Date: 20-Sep-10

Very easy to program and it has very good drum sounds. Highly recommended for studio use, DJ, or band practice. It can be hooked up via MIDI into a Roland MV-8800 or other sampler if you prefer the drum sounds over the samplers.

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