Is the Electrix Repeater the only thing like itself?

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Is the Electrix Repeater the only thing like itself?

Post by Snarl 12/8 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:05 pm

I'd love a looper that would let you record a couple different loops and then turn them on and off and adjust their volume independently. Even just 2 loops would be good. I need it to cost in the $300 range. Maybe two separate pedals and a mixer? Anyone do this and have any advice on live loop layering? I wanna use it with a Korg Wavedrum to layer up some tasty beats, a la, Will Calhoun. I don't want to use a computer.
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Post by kslight » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:38 pm

Get a used Boss RC-50? I have a Boss RC-300 which is pretty sick, it replaced the RC-50...but both will do what you want.

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Post by ubertar » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:00 am

I think there's a line 6 thing that does that. I saw Bill Horist use one over a decade ago. It was green. There are probably versions of the Jam Man and Boomerang that do that too.
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Post by dave watkins » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:53 am

yeah the newest boomerang (v 3) can do up to 4 tempo sync'd or tempo independent loops, with adjustable volumes on all of them. the only drawback that most people bring up is that you cannot store the loops. i don't care about that since i don't use any prerecorded stuff for my work with the unit. i've been using the rang III lately in a stereo setup in conjunction with some other pedals and homemade 2 ch mute box so i can do live LCR recording/mixing.

if you do want the capability to record and store backing tracks, the larger boss loopstations have that capability. as kslight mentioned the rc 50 will do what you want: and i think the new rc - 30 let's you do two loops. ... uctId=1160

the EH looper which is apparently now discontinued had a pretty cool setup where you could have a foot controller and a more traditional console setup. never used one of these but always wanted to. it was just a bit cost prohibitive for me.

you might be able to find some of these used for around $300.
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Post by gearandguitars » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:14 pm

yup, this is the closest to the repeater, but I think it's been discontinued...

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Post by apropos of nothing » Thu Sep 27, 2012 4:48 pm

I had a 2880. Wanted to, but didn't love it.

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Post by shedshrine » Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:11 am

You may have already seen this but..
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Post by shedshrine » Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:37 am

Realize you are talking around $300, but for Repeater-like hardware, this unit is really powerful. But pricey.

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Post by KennyLusk » Fri Sep 28, 2012 10:09 am

The demo's for the 2880 have just made my little brain housing group explode.

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