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Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder
Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder
Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder
Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder
Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder
Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder
Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder
Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder
Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder

Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder

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BOSS continues its top-selling tradition of portable, affordable multi-trackers with the new BR-800 — a battery-powered studio to go. The sleek new design is made possible by touch-sensor switches and SD-card recording media. Up to four tracks can be recorded simultaneously with eight tracks of simultaneous playback plus an additional stereo track dedicated to the built-in rhythm generator. The BR-800’s powerful onboard effects processor includes GT-10/10B effects, VE-20 vocal effects and harmonies, and COSM-based acoustic-guitar body modeling. EZ Recording feature interactively guides through the recording process. A stereo microphone is also built into the BR-800 for instant “Song Sketch” recording. No matter where you roam, you’ll never miss a moment of musical inspiration with the BR-800.

  • 4-track simultaneous recording, 8-track simultaneous playback plus dedicated stereo rhythm track playback
  • EZ Recording interactively guides through the recording process
  • Powerful guitar, bass, and vocal effects derived from BOSS’s flagship processors
  • Song Sketch recording for quick stereo capture in WAV format
  • Built-in advanced drum machine with editor software
  • Functions as a USB audio interface and DAW control surface
  • Cakewalk SONAR LE software available for free
  • Built-in stereo condenser microphone for instant recording
  • Sleek new interface based on touch sensors
  • SD included (supports up to 32GB SDHC card)
  • Runs on six AA batteries/USB bus power/AC adaptor (included)
  • Number of Tracks: Track: 8, Simultaneously recording track: 4, V-Track: 64 (8 V-Tracks per each Track)
  • Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+1/-3 dB)
  • AD Conversion: 24-bit, 24-bit + AF method (GUITAR/BASS input), *AF (Adaptive Focus) method is a proprietary method from Roland that vastly improves the signal-to-noise (S/N) ratio of the A/D and D/A converters.
  • DA Conversion: 24-bit
  • Compatible Card Capacity: SD Card: 1 GB to 2 GB, SDHC Card: 4 GB to 32 GB
  • Data Type: HiFi (MT2) Roland/BOSS original format, 16 bit linear stereo WAV format(*), *SONG SKETCH only
  • Recording Time (for multi-track recording): *Conversion in one track, 1 GB: 8 hours 40 minutes, 2 GB: 17 hours, 4 GB: 34 hours, 8 GB: 68 hours, 16 GB: 136 hours, 32 GB: 272 hours, * The above-listed recording times are approximate. Times may be slightly shorter depending on the number of songs that were created., * The above number is the total for all the tracks that are used. If each of the eight tracks contain an equal amount of data, the length of the resulting song will be approximately 1/8 of the above.
  • Recording Time (for SONG SKETCH): *Stereo recording, 1 GB: 90 minutes, 2 GB: 3 hours, 4 GB: 6 hours, 8 GB: 12 hours, 16 GB: 24 hours, 32 GB: 48 hours
  • Nominal Input Level: GUITAR/BASS jack: -10 dBu, INPUT 1 to 4 jacks: -50 to -20 dBu (XLR type), -26 to +4 dBu (1/4" TRS phone type), LINE IN jack: -10 dBu
  • Input Impedance: GUITAR/BASS jack: 1 M ohm, INPUT 1 to 4 jacks: 3k ohms (XLR type), 47 k ohms (1/4" TRS phone type), LINE IN jack: 10 k ohms
  • Nominal Output Level: LINE OUT jacks: -10 dBu
  • Output Impedance: LINE OUT jacks: 1 k ohm
  • Recommended Load Impedance: LINE OUT jacks: 20 k ohms or greater, PHONES jack: 32 to 100 ohms
  • Residual Noise Level: LINE OUT jacks:-85 dBu or less (IHF-A Typ.)
  • Display: 128 x 64 dots (Backlit LCD)
  • Connectors: GUITAR/BASS jack (1/4" phone type), INPUT 1 to 4 jacks (XLR type / 1/4" TRS phone type), LINE IN jack (Stereo miniature phone type), FOOT SW/EXP PEDAL (1/4" TRS phone type), LINE OUT jacks (RCA phono type), PHONES jack (Stereo 1/4" phone type), USB connector, DC IN jack
  • USB Function: Audio Input/Output, MIDI Input/Output, File Transfer, BUS Power operation
  • Power Supply: DC 9V: AC Adaptor, Size AA Dry battery x 6 (alkaline batteries recommended), USB Bus Power
  • Current Draw: 280 mA (DC IN), 480 mA (USB Bus Power)
  • Battery Life for Continuous Use: Approximately 5.5 hours, (Alkaline dry batteries, with continuous playback of 8 tracks, phantom power off), * May vary according to usage conditions, phantom power used, batteries used, and type of SD card used.
  • Accessories: SD Card, AC Adaptor, USB Cable, Owner's Manual
  • Options: Footswitch: FS-5U, Pedal Switch: DP-2 (Roland), Expression Pedal: EV-5 (Roland), FV-500L/FV-500H
  • Width: 289 mm, 11-7/16 inches
  • Depth: 184 mm, 7-1/4 inches
  • Height: 58 mm, 2-5/16 inches
  • Weight: 890 g, 2 lbs.