There’s a whole debate to be had over which microphones to use, what software to use on your PC, how to soundproof a room, and so on. But what often gets overlooked is taking the sound from a studio quality microphone and getting it into the software in the first place.
Small enough to fit in your pocket, the BOSS MICRO BR BR-80 is the ultimate new portable recording and jam-along tool for guitarists and other musicians. It’s equipped with three modes to create, record, and perform your music: an eight-track MTR (Multi-Track Recorder) mode; an eBand mode for onstage backing tracks and phrase training; and a Live Rec mode for instantly capturing high-quality stereo recordings. You can even combine the three modes seamlessly. Record your phrase ideas using Live Rec mode, for example, and then import the recordings into MTR mode to use as foundations for song production. Once you’ve added tracks, import your finished songs into eBand mode for backing-track accompaniment at the gig. The MICRO BR BR-80 is truly a must-have for all musicians!
Tracks MTR Mode Tracks: 8 Simultaneously recording track: 2 V-Track: 64 (8 V-Tracks per each Track) eBand Mode Tracks: 2 (stereo) Simultaneously recording track: 2 (stereo) LIVE REC Mode Tracks: 2 (stereo) Simultaneously recording track: 2 *Either the playback or the recording Recording Media SDHC Memory Card (4 GB to 32 GB) SD Memory Card (1 GB to 2 GB) Data Type MTR Mode Linear (Bit Depth: 16 bits) eBand Mode eBand Songs (Recording/Playback) WAV (Bit Depth: 16 bits, Playback only) MP3 (Bit Rates: 64 kbps to 320 kbps, Playback only) LIVE REC Mode WAV (Bit Depth: 16 bits, Recording/Playback) MP3 (Bit Rates: 64 kbps to 320 kbps, Recording/Playback) AD/DA AD Conversion 24 bits DA Conversion 24 bits Sample Rate 44.1 kHz Recording Time (conversion in one track) MTR Mode 3 hours (1 GB), 100 hours (32 GB) eBand Mode eBand Song: 4 hours (1 GB), 130 hours (32 GB) WAV 16-bit, stereo: 1.5 hours (1 GB), 50 hours (32 GB) MP3 128 kbps, stereo: 16 hours(1 GB), 550 hours (32 GB) LIVE REC Mode WAV 16-bit, stereo: 1.5 hours (1 GB), 50 hours (32 GB) MP3 128 kbps, stereo: 16 hours (1 GB), 550 hours (32 GB) * The above-listed recording times are approximate. Times may be slightly shorter depending on the number of songs that were created. * The above number of the MTR mode 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. Other Nominal Input Level GUITAR/MIC IN jack: -20 dBu (GUITAR/MIC SW = GUITAR), -40 dBu (GUITAR/MIC SW = MIC) LINE IN jack:-10 dBu Input Impedance GUITAR/MIC IN jack: 1M ohm (GUITAR/MIC SW = GUITAR), 6k ohms (GUITAR/MIC SW = MIC) LINE IN jack: 10k ohms Nominal Output Level PHONES/LINE OUT jack: -14 dBu Output Impedance PHONES/LINE OUT jack: 22 ohms Display Graphic LCD 128 x 64 dots (with backlit) USB Functions 24-bit/44.1 kHz USB-AUDIO (Hi-Speed USB) USB Mass Storage Class (Hi-Speed USB) BUS Power operation Connectors GUITAR/MIC IN jack (1/4" phone type) LINE IN jack (Stereo miniature phone type) PHONES/LINE OUT jack (Stereo miniature phone type) USB connector (mini-B type) DC IN jack Power Supply DC 9V: AC Adaptor (sold separately) Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 2 Rechargeable Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6) x 2 USB Bus Power Expected battery life: Approximately 6 hours (Alkaline dry cell batteries/with continuous playback of 8 tracks, power save function) * May vary according to usage conditions, batteries used, and type of SD card used. Current Draw 130 mA (DC IN) Accessories SD Memory Card, SONAR X1 LE DVD-ROM, USB Cable (mini-B type), Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 2, Owner's Manual Options (sold separately) AC Adaptor (PSA series), Silicone Rubber Case and Carrying Pouch: BA-BR80S