Price paid: $ 204
Purchased from: Deep Music
Sound — 10
I use the DigiTech RP80 with an Epiphone Les Paul Custom guitar and some Indian amp. I also use it for home recordings. The recordings sound pretty cool. The DigiTech RP80 has a preset of cool sounds. trust me, I never had any hiss or any noisyness at ANY patch I've used. The effects are of a wide variation and they can be easily managed. THough it takes some time, but I can get very good sounds. I have a band that usually covers My Chemical Romance, The Killers, The Rasmus, and other Death Metal band which only covers Lamb Of God. We also have self compositions which we play and the DigiTech RP80 has helped me out so much.
Overall Impression — 10
I've played every genre on this effects processor. from deathmetal to blues, from alternative rock to jazz. So there's no telling in how much of a good processor the RP80 is. I love everything abot the DigiTech RP80. And it has been my ultimate friend cum guitaring need since the last one year. I wish it had a larger patch storage capacity. But the newer DigiTechs have 'em though. So all in all, the DigiTech RP80 is an awesome product to buy.
Reliability & Durability — 10
Depending on it would be a pretty good idea. Though sometimes, connection problems can arouse, but you can get over it easily. I have played many gigs using this product and at none of them, I had to get embarassed because of the DigiTech RP80. You can use it without any backup.
Ease of Use — 10
The DigiTech RP80 is my right hand, I must say. I had to pay a huge $204 for this product because they had to get imported to the other side of the world, Nepal. The DigiTech RP80 was my find then. It can be really difficult to use it (ESP editing the patches) but after you get used to it, DigiTech can be your only choice. It gives a preset of 40 patches and storage space of 40 patches which can be pretty cool for gigs. The manual included is pretty cool, just the details you want. The DigiTech RP80 has numerous effects that makes it a perfect guitar processor.