Boss BR-8 Digital Recording Studio

Roland Updated: 2009-02-16 RSS
Boss BR-8 Digital Recording Studio

The BOSS BR-8 is a 24 bit 8-track digital recording workstation for guitar players and other musicians seeking a simple, high-powered alternative to tape-based personal studios. Its acclaimed V-Studio technology—including Virtual Tracks, COSM™ effects processing and true non-destructive operation—is enhanced with unique features for guitarists including a Rhythm Guide, Phrase Trainer, and a built-in chromatic tuner.

* 8-track digital recording studio with 64 Virtual Tracks
* Zip100 drive for recording to convenient, inexpensive 100MB Zip disks
* Simplified user interface with graphic LCD making digital recording very easy
* 3 stereo effects processors including COSM Guitar and Bass Amp models, acoustic/bass guitar modeling and dynamics and vocal processing
* Innovative Rhythm Guide with over 80 built-in rhythm patterns
* Built-in chromatic tuner and dedicated Hi-Z guitar input
* Phrase Trainer for slowing down recordings to half-speed for learning guitar licks
* 24-bit analog inputs, including 2 microphone inputs
* Optical digital output for connecting to digital devices such as DAT or MD
* Note that this product is no longer in production. Similar capabilities can be found in the BR-1180/1180CD Digital Recording Studio.