Boss RC-30 Dual Track Looper

Effect Pedal

  • Twin pedal multitrack looper with real stereo in and out
  • 2 Synchronized stereo tracks with dedicated volume knobs and "track-select" buttons
  • Internal dynamic memory for up to 3 hours stereo recording
  • 99 internal memories for loops
  • Built-in effects for loops processing
  • Connection to the computer and WAV audio import / export via USB
  • 16 Bit / 44.1 kHz
  • Rhythm track with samples of real drums
  • Power supply with battery or optional 9V DC power supply

Connection options:

  • Instrument: 2x 6.3 mm jack mono or stereo
  • Aux input: 3.5 mm stereo minijack
  • XLR input with phantom power
  • Foot switch: 6.3 mm jack
  • Output: 2x 6.3 mm jack mono or stereo
  • USB 2.0
  • DC input
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Great pedal, Crap FX!

Michaela C., 20.08.2015
I have used this live about 15 times in the 4 years I've had it. I practice with it at home also but it doesn't get heavy use. That said, I loved it for looping when using my Boss FS6 dual switcher but without the switcher you may as well just have a single track looper. For starters, if you want to switch to the 2nd track you need to hold down the right pedal for 2secs (sounds ok) but the same press has the function to stop the recording of the loop when you hit it once. The problem here is that it does not stop the loop when you PRESS the button but when you RELEASE the button. This creates terrible timing issues. Boss have given a way to program the pedal with a series of button pushes to simplify this process so it stops when the pedal is PRESSED but by simplifying it you take away the option to switch tracks (and YES that means a 1 track looper). It's not a problem if you have the external switch but if you don't, BEWARE! Its a feckin headache. On top of that the RC30 has started to malfunction thru the footswitch jack on the back so I cant even use it now. Even without the switch plugged in the RC30 is switching tracks, recording and turning loops on/off, Argh!!! It has a 5yr warranty but Thomann cant help as its outside of their 3yr warranty and Boss have been bouncing me from country to country because they say, as it was bought from Thomann they can't do anything. This was the only time in all the years I've dealt with Thomann that I've been unhappy. I rang them simply to find a contact number for a Boss representative that might be able to help with the problem and after the guy continuously told me that it was out of (Thomann) warranty (which I initially told him) he went to find a contact number for Boss and while I was holding someone else picked up the phone and when I asked where the original guy had gone he said he was busy with another call. WTF! I was simple passed off. Im a pleasant person and because of that he just swept me aside and hoped I would just go away, Ridiculous! It seems a good deal with the 5yr warranty but be careful. It was great in the beginning (except for the effects. The 5 effects are stupid. Coming from Boss you would expect something half decent) but it was only when it started to break down it got super annoying. Sorry Thomann but whoever was on your phones taking calls from Ireland on Thur 13th Aug 2015 between 10am - 2pm Needs a lesson in manners and how to work for such a great company!
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Boss boss boss boss boss.....

Greasycheeks, 07.09.2018
Picked this up to have to fun while practising at home really, im using it with a bass and its really addictive! Since i got it ive been playing twice as much as normal. The build quality is second to none as with all boss pedales. Its really easy to use straight out of the Box but a little reading is required as a lot of the buttons have more than one function.
The beats and effects are a nice bonus and you can save hours of recordings/loops on the 99 channels.
For all the parents out there... my kids love playing with this! I ended up buying a mic for it as it has a dedicated mic in and they spend hours playing with it.. getting quite inventive with singing, beat boxing and evening sampling sounds through the mic....brilliant.
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