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Musikmesse 2016: Boss unveils RC-202 loop station for music making on the fly

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Musikmesse 2016: Boss unveils RC-202 loop station for music making on the fly

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Musikmesse 2016: Boss unveils RC-202 loop station for music making on the fly

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Musikmesse 2016: Boss unveils RC-202 loop station for music making on the fly

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Musikmesse 2016: Boss unveils RC-202 loop station for music making on the fly

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Musikmesse 2016: Boss unveils RC-202 loop station for music making on the fly

MUSIKMESSE 2016: Boss has unveiled the RC-202 two-track desktop loop station, aimed at DJs, beatboxers and live performers.

Based on the larger RC-505, the 202 offers a similar interface and familiar functionality, but with some added features.

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Four Input FX and four Track FX can be layered up at once, and you'll also be able to save your loops in real time, allowing for a faster, more seamless workflow. Those FX include delay, ring modulation, beat-slicer, filter and more.

Boss RC-202 specs:

Two simultaneous stereo phrase tracks with dedicated controls and loop status indicators

Four Input FX and four Track FX simultaneously available for processing loops with DJ and sampler-style effects

64 phrase memories (8 memories x 8 banks), each containing two phrase tracks, custom effects/playback settings, and more

Expanded external control via optional footswitches or expression pedal and MIDI

XLR mic input with phantom power, mono/stereo instrument inputs, and stereo aux input

17 onboard rhythm patterns with differing time signatures

USB for phrase import/export and DAW integration with computers