#1
Im in the market for a quality Loop Station. Here's my situation.

I'm the sole gutarist in a three piece band. I gig regularly, and usually play for 1-3 hours, depending on where we are booked. I need a looper for practice mainly, but would love to incorperate it into my live shows. I have no issues with buying used, and my budget is about 100-200 dollars. I have no experiance with loopers, so I dont know what to look for. I'd need room to run about 12 presets on stage, I could work with less, but flexibility is my game.

If you work with a Looper or have experiance with one, what is it, would you reccomend it?
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#2
The boss one is pretty good.
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#3
The RC-20 looks solid, but how does the Rc-2 stack up in comparison? It it as easy to use, or does the two step make a huge difference in the long run?
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#4
the RC20XLs two foot switches makes it much easier to use. if you're going to want to use it in a live scenario, i would strongly recommend springing the extra $70.
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the RC20XLs two foot switches makes it much easier to use. if you're going to want to use it in a live scenario, i would strongly recommend springing the extra $70.

Definitely this. I own the RC-2 and I love it, but I've tried using it with a band, and it is very cumbersome. Basically you will not be able to get through a show without leaning down to hit buttons, turn knobs etc a few time. The RC-20XL allows you to do it all from the footswitches. Though I have seen a very cool mod for the RC-2 that adds a footswitch and tap-tempo internally...
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You can add up to 4 external foot switch's (two double FS-6's) to either the RC-2 or the RC-20 to control various functions (dedicated pedal for start/stop, record/dub and preset scroll up and down.

For just practice, the RC-2 is fine. If you need to do verse chorus verse stuff, look at the Digitech Jamman. It's setup like the RC-20, but has more save slots, a longer record time and a display that shows you what loop is playing and what is up next. With the Boss pedals you have to count the flashes (which is annoying.).

You can add Digitech's 3 button foot switch to the Jamman for extra control as well.
#7
I like the RC series, but the Akai E2 Headrush is also worth looking into as well as the Line 6 DL4 if you like delays as well.
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You can add up to 4 external foot switch's (two double FS-6's) to either the RC-2 or the RC-20 to control various functions (dedicated pedal for start/stop, record/dub and preset scroll up and down.

For just practice, the RC-2 is fine. If you need to do verse chorus verse stuff, look at the Digitech Jamman. It's setup like the RC-20, but has more save slots, a longer record time and a display that shows you what loop is playing and what is up next. With the Boss pedals you have to count the flashes (which is annoying.).

You can add Digitech's 3 button foot switch to the Jamman for extra control as well.


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The Digitech owns the Boss and they're in the same price range IIRC. My brother owns an RC-20 and I have a Jamman and the Jamman is just way better.
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