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The battery-powered Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder is like having an audio studio to go. The BR-800 recorder's sleek design is made possible by touch-s...Click To Read More About This Product

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A highly-portable, eight-track studio with touch-sensor switches, built-in effects, and rhythm generator.

The battery-powered Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder is like having an audio studio to go. The BR-800 recorder's sleek design is made possible by touch-sensor switches and SD-card recording media. Record up to 4 tracks simultaneously with 8 tracks of simultaneous playback plus an additional stereo track dedicated to the Boss BR-800's built-in rhythm generator.

The BR-800 recorder's powerful onboard effects processor includes GT-10/10B effects, VE-20 vocal effects and harmonies, and COSM-based acoustic-guitar body modeling. An EZ Recording feature interactively guides you through the recording process. A built-in stereo microphone makes instant "Song Sketch" recording possible. No matter where you roam, you'll never miss a moment of musical inspiration with the Boss BR-800.

EZ Recording
Whether you're creating intricate, multi-layered songs or point-and-capture field recordings, the Boss BR-800 makes the recording process fast and easy. Beginners will love the new EZ Recording mode that interactively guides you through the recording process. Other helpful features include the convenient Retry function, which recues automatically to fix mistakes, and Song Sketch recording for instant, one-touch capture. There's also a built-in stereo condenser microphone plus a DR-880-quality rhythm generator for adding drum and percussion tracks to your songs.

Pro Effects
Enhance your recordings with the powerful BOSS effects onboard the BR-800. Many of the effects are derived from BOSS's flagship processors, including vocal effects from the VE-20, COSMguitar/bass amps and effects from the GT-10 series, modeled acoustic-guitar body effects from the AP-1 preamp, which imparts pro-quality miked-up sound and rich body tone to line-recorded acoustic guitar. You'll be amazed at how much processing power is built into this little recorder, and how excellent the effects sound.

Mobility
You can power the BR-800 from the included AC adaptor, or, for ultimate mobility, it can be powered from six AA batteries. Record anywhere! Stereo microphones are also built into the BR-800 for instant "Song Sketch" recordings - great for capturing song ideas (acoustic guitar and vocals, for example) from any location.

USB Enhanced
The BR-800 digital recorder's USB compatibility enables a variety of functionality with computers. Connected to a PC, the BR-800 will function as a USB audio interface for recordings that utilize the internal effects. The BR-800 can also function as a control surface for DAW software.

FEATURES
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 8.5 LE software with full audio loops and backing tracks included
Built-in stereo condenser microphone for instant recording
Sleek new interface based on touch sensors
1GB SD included (supports up to 32GB SDHC card)
Runs on six AA batteries/USB bus power/AC adapter (included)

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SPECIFICATIONS
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--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 (1 GB), AC Adaptor, USB Cable, BR-800 DVD-ROM, Owner's Manual
Options (sold separately): Footswitch: FS-5U, Pedal Switch: DP-2 (Roland), Expression Pedal: EV-5 (Roland), FV-500L/FV-500H, Soft Case: BA-CB1

Size and Weight
Width: 11.37inches (289mm)
Depth: 7.24 inches (184mm)
Height: 2.28 inches (58mm)
Weight: 1.96 lb. (890g)
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3.9

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67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (6)
  • Versatile (6)
  • Excellent sound (4)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home studio (6)
  • Amateur recording (5)
  • Outdoor events / games (4)
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BR-800 Pretty Sweet

This is pretty sweet. First off I've never owned a muti track recorder before, but I've used them in various bands. I was able to figure out pretty much everything that I need...Read complete review

This is pretty sweet. First off I've never owned a muti track recorder before, but I've used them in various bands. I was able to figure out pretty much everything that I need to know on this over a few hours of doing quick little "scratch track" recordings. It has the COSM effects which are fully programable down to amp/dist./mod/comp./dly. I use my own direct from my amp but the built in features are pretty useable and believable. I gave it a 4.5 on quality only cause I could see how the faders may feel weak. But when you put money into something like this just take care of your equipment and you'll be fine. I've done a full song from bass/guitar tracks with layers/drums/mixed and mastered all in a few hours. Its really easy to use and pretty easy to understand even without diving too much into the manual. Boss pretty much made this usuable for us idiots out there who hate manuals and just want to lay down some tracks. Boss Fan!

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WAIT

I am a previous user and big fan of the BR-600 and Micro BR. Once I saw this and I had to have it. This thing has a slick new look, new...Read complete review

I am a previous user and big fan of the BR-600 and Micro BR. Once I saw this and I had to have it. This thing has a slick new look, new effects and drums, touch controls, and you can use it as a control surface for your PC DAW if you're so inclined. A lot of great steps forward!But then they took a giant leap backwards. I feel the need to make sure as many people as possible know about this before purchasing:You can't edit tracks on this unit.That's right, a crucial feature that was in the BR-600 and the Micro BR (and all other digital recorders of this kind) has been REMOVED.On previous units you could work within a track by moving segments around or copy/pasting them to other parts of the track/other tracks. On this one, there is no way to do that. You can copy a track in its entirety to another track, but that's it. They actually expect you to export all of your stuff to your computer in order to do any track editing. So much for the "portable music production solution" as they print on the box; you've been chained to your computer, like it or not.If this matters to you (and if you're looking for a portable digital recorder that frees you from your computer, this DOES matter to you), then wait. Maybe they'll update the firmware and correct this ridiculous decision (and yes, this was a conscious decision by Boss "based on market feedback"). Or maybe you should look elsewhere.

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(15 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

WAIT

By Icewind

from Austin, TX

Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

I am a previous user and big fan of the BR-600 and Micro BR. Once I saw this and I had to have it. This thing has a slick new look, new effects and drums, touch controls, and you can use it as a control surface for your PC DAW if you're so inclined. A lot of great steps forward!But then they took a giant leap backwards. I feel the need to make sure as many people as possible know about this before purchasing:You can't edit tracks on this unit.That's right, a crucial feature that was in the BR-600 and the Micro BR (and all other digital recorders of this kind) has been REMOVED.On previous units you could work within a track by moving segments around or copy/pasting them to other parts of the track/other tracks. On this one, there is no way to do that. You can copy a track in its entirety to another track, but that's it. They actually expect you to export all of your stuff to your computer in order to do any track editing. So much for the "portable music production solution" as they print on the box; you've been chained to your computer, like it or not.If this matters to you (and if you're looking for a portable digital recorder that frees you from your computer, this DOES matter to you), then wait. Maybe they'll update the firmware and correct this ridiculous decision (and yes, this was a conscious decision by Boss "based on market feedback"). Or maybe you should look elsewhere.

(13 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Bad deal

By Smoke-HjZak

from Whiting NJ

Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

Flimsy! You wouldn't want to take this unit on the road! My first problem was the sensitivity of the controls. At 1, or 10 I saw little difference! They didn't even say which way was harder or softer touch! The scroll wheel should be way higher then it is. With my big hands, I can't touch one thing on this unit, without touching something else, so I have to use a pencil. Then there's the scrolling! Scrolling, scrolling, scrolling...scrolling your life away! Anyone who has ever had a Digitech GNX4 home studio knows what I'm talking about. That unit had an easy to use recorder, where you just had to punch a few buttons, without going through endless scrolling screens! Unfortunately Digitech stopped making the GNX4, or I would have bought another one! This unit is scroll city! Menu, after menu, to do even the simplest things, except for the easy record, which is basically an old analog stereo recorder It does what it says it does; but you will spend a lot of time to learn how to use it. And the software that comes with it; is just like the unit itself; is overly complicated. I'm a musician; not a recording sound engineer! I want something simple! I don't want to spend the next six months trying to figure out how to import a song! Like Lynyrd Skynyrd says; be a simple kind of man! Unfortunately Boss, and so many others; just don't get it!

(10 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Low grade sounds, no software

By home recording

from seattle

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Difficult To Use
  • Poor Sound Quality

Best Uses

  • Amateur Recording
  • Events
  • Home Studio

Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

Software was missing, tried downloading with serial number from cubas manufacturer website and get a bad serial number message, I ended up returning the gear after Musicians Friend says it will take some time to get any software to me and they were not even sure if they could, sell at product that comes with recording software then make the customer wait a few weeks with no gaurantee you will even get it?

(9 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

BR-800 Pretty Sweet

By TSMF / OC

from Salem, OR

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Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

This is pretty sweet. First off I've never owned a muti track recorder before, but I've used them in various bands. I was able to figure out pretty much everything that I need to know on this over a few hours of doing quick little "scratch track" recordings. It has the COSM effects which are fully programable down to amp/dist./mod/comp./dly. I use my own direct from my amp but the built in features are pretty useable and believable. I gave it a 4.5 on quality only cause I could see how the faders may feel weak. But when you put money into something like this just take care of your equipment and you'll be fine. I've done a full song from bass/guitar tracks with layers/drums/mixed and mastered all in a few hours. Its really easy to use and pretty easy to understand even without diving too much into the manual. Boss pretty much made this usuable for us idiots out there who hate manuals and just want to lay down some tracks. Boss Fan!

(9 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

first recorder ever

By Carlos Garcia

from LeGrand, Ca

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Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

This is my first recorder I ever bought & used. I did a whole research on different brands around this price range.There was brands like Tascam and Zoom and both sound great. What I like about boss is that it had better drum sounds and guitar effects than the other two brands. its just plain and simple really easy if you want to start with your one man band or just to have fun.I don't recommend for the people who are pros, but if you want to start recording start of with something that will sound clean and nice
it more than just a simple zoom and tascam recorder has 4 channel inputs plus for your guitar and bass.
great
it might be a little expensive but its worth it.

(8 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Not a bad scratch pad

By GuitarNerd-EMVvt

from So Cal

Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

I've used a variety of PC based software recording solutions and portable units since the old cassette based devices so I'm not exactly a newbie. I've had this device for awhile now and I do like it. For me, it is very easy to use. I was recording a song within 5 minutes of getting it out of the box. I bought it for getting my ideas to "tape" while on my lunch break at work and it works perfectly for this. The built in drum loops will get you by, but you will probably want to use the drum editor and come up with better stuff. The quality of the drum samples are ok, nothing special. The guitar effects processor in this thing SUCKS. Everything sounds thin and nasally. Like a stuck phase pedal or wah pedal stuck with the toe end down. Like a harmonizer or octave effect is on all the time and set at 0. Very weird very digital sounding. The more notes you play, chords or whatever, the worse it sounds. This is for anything with any kind of gain on it. The cleans are ok. That said, if you want to get some ideas down and build a song, this will do it. The bass simulator is kind of cool. You aren't going to be making any polished professional sounding demos with it.

(7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Not for the road

By Triedthat

from Whiting NJ

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Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

The recording part of the BR-800 does just what it says, but you have to do a lot of scrolling to set up even a simple song. Anyone who has a DigiTech GNX4 guitar work station can tell you what a simple recorder can be, but unfortunately DigiTech stopped making them, and the BR-800 isn't simple. You will be scroll, scroll, scrolling!But the quality of the BR-800, to put it in simple language; stinks! They are telling you that when you turn it over to put the batteries in...you should put it on stacks of newspaper to prevent damaging the controls. Say what? Somehow I get the feeling that this piece of equipment isn't going to last me very long if I have to take precautions just to change the batteries. One would think that they would have at least provided a plastic cover to protect the recorder if you wanted to take somewhere besides your home studio, but they didn't.If I had to compare BR-800 to one of Boss's standard foot pedals for quality it would get a -1000. The foot petals are built to last, but the BR-800, is a plastic rip-off!It does record well, but don't plan on taking it with you to a gig to record the band, because this is strictly a studio recorder!My concern is that if I have to protect the controls just to put batteries in, how long are the controlls going to last; just by toching them?

(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Packed with excellent effects -BR 800

By Bob scone

from Mobile, Al

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Excellent Sound
  • Good Onboard Microphone

Cons

  • Very Complex

Best Uses

  • Home Studio
  • Professional Recording

Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

Complex machine that requires a separate purchase of a learning DVD to best use its features to their full potential.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Its Missing some BASIC functions

By Chocoman.

from colorado

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Pros

  • Compact
  • Versatile

Cons

  • No Marker Function
  • Poor Quality Construction
  • Poor Wav Converter
  • Weak

Best Uses

  • Amateur Recording

Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

I've used boss multitracks for long time and when i tried this one i was dissapointed to find out it doesn't have a Marker function at all, so if you record a track and then you want to add some vocals or solos etc. you have to use "rewind" or "ff" buttons to find the spots you wanna start recording on, with markers you can just jump to the spot you marked anytime you need it.
Markers are basic functions every single multitrack has, i can't believe they missed that.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Almost as easy as counting 1-2-3

By Daryl

from Florida

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Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

I am brand new to home recording. My only experience with home recording prior to purchasing the BR-800 was a short hour or so with the Micro BR that I borrowed from our drummer a year or so ago. Frankly, I found the Micro to be a pain in the rear, got frustrated with it and put it up until our next rehearsal where I happily gave it back to our drummer.I am happy to report that the BR-800 is light years easier to use. Again, I'm a complete "newbie". I was up and running in a matter of minutes. I was able to record a complete track that included rhythm guitar, drums, bass and lead guitar; each on separate tracks, by using the "Loop Record" function (a very cool feature). I probably spent maybe 1.5 hours total and most of that time was reading the instructions and setting up my room. Once I felt comfortable enough with the process, it literally only took about 5 minutes to record the tracks by simply looping.Next I was able to record some demo samples of my amps. This time I used the built-in mics. Again, I might have spent an hour total and that included mastering, exporting to my computer and uploading to SoundCloud. Additionally, the built-in mics produeed a very good quality sound, much better than I expected.Bottom line, this unit has a lot of fun features such as rhythm tracks, jam along, phrase sampling, etc... all the things that make playing by yourself a bit more fun. But the best feature, IMO, is it makes recording fun for a newbie. I was so happy to find that this unit delivered on its promise as a easy to use unit.The only area where I struggled and had to call tech support was when I got ready to transfer my recordings to the computer. I didn't follow what the book was saying and the process called out in the book doesn't really follow what tech support told me. That said, tech support was outstanding and they were very easy to contact via phone.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Wimpy little thing but easy to use

By J2

from VA

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Excellent Sound
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home Studio

    Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

    Downloading "cakewalk" is a pain-/they should just include the cd--get a drum machine cause you can't utilize the drum features without the goofy program

    (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    unbelievable!

    By fknstrrox

    from richmond texas

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    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Low Distortion
    • Powerful
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home Studio
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

      20 years ago I bought a Yamaha MT 120 for twice the cost that did nothing. this machine has everything you could want. learning curve to use is a bit nerve racking. but once you apply yourself and a little determination, "success" is achieved! The harmonies are not too good and drum tracks don't do waltzes but a rythem editor program does.

      (4 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Waiting for the New BR1600

      By choloman-.TurN

      from denver,co

      Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

      unit is allright, i think boss can do better, i can't wait for a new version of the BR1600, with 16 input, 24 bit recording, control surface function for DAW's, automation? (why not) etc. that would weight heavy against presonus, mackie, allen, and rest of competitors.come on BOSS, make it happen! a boss product fan.

      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Does more than it has a right to!

      By supernaught814

      from Northwest Pa

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      Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

      I've spent the last two weeks working with this unit: customizing the preset sound configurations (electric guitar, bass, vocals/mic'ed and direct) to taste, and getting fluent with it's touch panel interface. After recording some samples, and testing it's functionality with the provided Boss Rhythm Editor, as well as the Sonar LE DAW software, I have to say this is easily the most feature packed multitrack DR in it's class.Since the specs tab efficiently lists it's functions, I'll focus on it's real world functionality.The touch panel/rotary select: some were worried this would somehow not be as intuitive as actual buttons, but I'm happy to report the panel works flawlessly once you get used to it. Navigation is a breeze, and as an aside, it's easy to keep the console area clean should you be a heavy snacker while you record. I honestly wouldn't want to go back to push-button navigation after using this, it just makes any adjustments that much more efficient, without cluttering the console area. Sonar LE functionality/interface: NOT as intuitive as I hoped. The navigation on this software if you're not accustomed to working with DAW is painfully slow, and the tutorials simply don't offer enough detail to help much. Seriously, between the BR-800 manual, and the Sonar LE instructions, there's a huge, dark void. A dedicated manual for BR-800/Sonar software would fix this.Boss Rhythm Editor: Boss's answer to people who want to customize/arrange their own drum accompaniments works like a dream! Easy Peasy, and it even let's you alter the time signature (which is locked at 4/4 in the BR) of the preset drum patterns in the BR-800 when connected to your PC. There are plenty of open slots in the BR's rhythm bank for you to save your custom drum arrangements to, though you can't change/alter/delete the original presets. It even let's you use custom drum sets - nice! (for BR-600 owners used to it's velocity sensitive pads: the rhythm editor is just more practical than that gimmicky set up, and makes more sense)My biggest complaint: NO. MP3. CONVERSION. Seriously, Boss?? I mean, the MICRO BR had that, and it's ridiculous to have to go through TWO conversion processes: first from BRO file to Wav, then you need a separate converter for MP3 conversion/compression?? Sorry, but I'm not gonna be making CD's and pasting huge wav files onto them - this is 2010, and we download our music files now. Get with it Boss!Aside from some seriously S-T-U-P-I-D conversion problems, this unit does everything else right. Great sounds (when you customize) a lot of functionality in a 24 bit unit, you can't beat it.

      (3 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      No MIDI - WTF?

      By Flamenco Chuck

      from Santa Barbara, CA

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      Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

      Keep your BR-900CD's...For a unit that is supposed to be complementary to a DAW (no rhythm pads, etc.), there is NO MIDI, not even MIDI sync for SONAR (or Live, or Fruity Loops, or whatever). There is not even a MIDI Format 1 save from the rhythm editor.....It would have been SO easy......(the new LCD/menu system and effects are improvements... "other than that, Mrs Lincoln, how was the play?"

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Beware of the Scroll Wheel

      By Garen

      from San Francisco, CA

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Excellent Sound
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • Poor Quality Construction

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home Studio

      Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

      The scroll wheel is the center of universe on this machine. All signals pass through it an there are functions that can be performed only by it. Being a regular potentiometer it becomes worn out or dirty after certain amount of usage. Your recorder will virtually stop normal working, will jump from one feature to another without warning, will skip the song or jump around it as a bad CD. At this point your options are: 1. Ship back and pay a lot for parts and labor to have somebody open and replace it. 2 Open it up yourself and use a contact cleaner that will prolong its life for a little while and become your new routine every now and then. 3 Figure out what to do with a lot of extra parts that somebody jammed into that machine for no reason that you discovered right after finally being able to close the back panel.

      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Why not for going better Boss?

      By Regular consumer

      from Costa Rica

      Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

      I owned a micro br recorder and I think It is an an excelent product but this br800 could be better and excelent upgrade but It is not because It does not have integrated mp3 or wav conversor, also It needs the facility to add personalized drum kits with high quality wav files.Instead of this Its better to keep the br 600 and buy a sagem compact flash 1 to sd card converter and use 1gb sd cards.

       
      4.0

      yes.

      By kc

      from columbus,ms.

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Performances

        Comments about Boss BR-800 Digital Recorder:

        for recording,sounds great

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