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Digital Multrack-studio from Boss belonging to the BR series

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  • abyssumabyssum

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 07/08/13 at 01:36
    (This content has been automatically translated from French)
    rather simplistic, that is his forte!

    UTILIZATION

    Everything is very simple to use

    SOUNDS

    not great, not disastrous, average

    OVERALL OPINION

    For the price, if you are looking for simplicity we are in the right!
  • IntercontinentalIntercontinental

    Always good ...

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 04/28/13 at 12:01
    (This content has been automatically translated from French)
    Cool.

    UTILIZATION

    Manuel cramming and repotasser with some books on recording.

    The usual functions, once you get used to, are very fast.

    SOUNDS

    Frankly, the quality, if you know how to use and if the surrounding material good (especially at the microphones need preamplify) is more than interesting. Especially in light of the "live" aspect of the machine is plugged, is recorded.

    The guitar effects are ... dégeulasses. Unless we manage to adjust properly, and there can be two or three things quite drinkable.

    Effects "line" and microphones are against quite valid. In a context where, for 10x the price of this unit and by spending more time 4x, 5/6x can be better.…
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    Cool.

    UTILIZATION

    Manuel cramming and repotasser with some books on recording.

    The usual functions, once you get used to, are very fast.

    SOUNDS

    Frankly, the quality, if you know how to use and if the surrounding material good (especially at the microphones need preamplify) is more than interesting. Especially in light of the "live" aspect of the machine is plugged, is recorded.

    The guitar effects are ... dégeulasses. Unless we manage to adjust properly, and there can be two or three things quite drinkable.

    Effects "line" and microphones are against quite valid. In a context where, for 10x the price of this unit and by spending more time 4x, 5/6x can be better.

    OVERALL OPINION

    Several years.

    I really appreciate the "direct" approach to the instrument. Which may well prove useful in home studio, provided, indeed, to fully understand how it operates, we know how and why to do so and so the sound to get the desired result (in short, have flared books on the sound, but it's exactly the same with a DAW ...), and once you get used to, is very fast to use.

    What I hate cons is that the punch-in/punch-out is not super accurate (but I'll never use it, I'm pretty bad, and I have no footswitch). And the buttons of mine begin to seriously weaken. And the p # | n @ m @ ZIP disks \ EU!. They are not as boring as that, but given the boat as it was to find a USB ZIP drive! Well, here I hit his fist on more defects due to his age and a possible lack of skill on my part than anything else, but in reality, I really like this unit.

    And the final word is that this little bike has its place in my heart (although everyone in foute) and in my studio. She taught me a lot and motivates me a lot to take "the same thing but really better" with lots of tracks, which are not built-in preamps dung, a screen slightly larger / readable, USB connectivity, a integrated hard disk ... Finally the total, whatever.
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  • MGR/acousticserfMGR/acousticserf

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recorder

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 06/19/04 at 15:00
    Purchase this unit from Musicians Supply on line. For a quick and basic song writing tool.

    The unit is easy to quickly setup and record. The guitar interface is simple and the recording controls are familiar like a casette recorder.

    Does not have enough acoustic guitar algorithms. The included drum machine needs some more realistic sounding drums. Needs a different recording media - like CDRW. 100 mb Zip disks are too expensive and do not hold enough memory.

    Unit is made well to stand up to normal use.

    Good overall performance for a basic starter unit.

    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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    Purchase this unit from Musicians Supply on line. For a quick and basic song writing tool.

    The unit is easy to quickly setup and record. The guitar interface is simple and the recording controls are familiar like a casette recorder.

    Does not have enough acoustic guitar algorithms. The included drum machine needs some more realistic sounding drums. Needs a different recording media - like CDRW. 100 mb Zip disks are too expensive and do not hold enough memory.

    Unit is made well to stand up to normal use.

    Good overall performance for a basic starter unit.

    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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  • MGR/johnMGR/john

    Boss BR8

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 02/08/04 at 15:00
    Purchased from my favorite music store,CornerStone Music in WV.

    I like the BR8, but being new to computers, I would like to know how to hook it up directly to my laptop computer. Any suggestions? I have a USB port. Is there an adaptor?

    email: guitarjr@aol.com

    The quality of the drums could be a little better. But overall, this is a very good recorder.

    I lost my programming on it one time, BUT the company immediately fixed it. It works great now.

    Overall it is a very good machine. It is user friendly. The quality of the sound is really good with high quality powered speakers.

    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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    Purchased from my favorite music store,CornerStone Music in WV.

    I like the BR8, but being new to computers, I would like to know how to hook it up directly to my laptop computer. Any suggestions? I have a USB port. Is there an adaptor?

    email: guitarjr@aol.com

    The quality of the drums could be a little better. But overall, this is a very good recorder.

    I lost my programming on it one time, BUT the company immediately fixed it. It works great now.

    Overall it is a very good machine. It is user friendly. The quality of the sound is really good with high quality powered speakers.

    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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  • MGR/fubaraedMGR/fubaraed

    Boss BR8

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 12/25/03 at 15:00
    I bought this equipment as payment to my demo producer instead of paying him dollars.

    It made sense because then we could continue to use it for subsequent vocal demos instead of going to the studio.

    The coolest thing about the BR8 is that you can sit at home in your PJ's at 3am when the song hits you and record multiple tracks of the song in a matter of moments. It is also a plus to upload the song to my computer as a .WAV file.

    The zip disc is definately an upgrade from a cassette but it is too easy to run out of space with only 100MB available.

    The unit is made well. I did start having problems with the AC port. Now you have to fidget with it to keep the power on.
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    I bought this equipment as payment to my demo producer instead of paying him dollars.

    It made sense because then we could continue to use it for subsequent vocal demos instead of going to the studio.

    The coolest thing about the BR8 is that you can sit at home in your PJ's at 3am when the song hits you and record multiple tracks of the song in a matter of moments. It is also a plus to upload the song to my computer as a .WAV file.

    The zip disc is definately an upgrade from a cassette but it is too easy to run out of space with only 100MB available.

    The unit is made well. I did start having problems with the AC port. Now you have to fidget with it to keep the power on.
    That does not go over well when you lose power and your unsaved work without a moments notice.

    Now I have about 40 zip discs and no longer have access to the producer's BR8. I was so impressed that I want to stick with the Roland family of multi-track recorders.
    I bought the first one years ago for $650.00. I am hoping to find a used one that is still in good shape. Oh yes, I even got a merit certificate from www.unisong.com using a song recorded on the Roland BR8. Not bad huh?

    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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  • MGR/Denny LeeMGR/Denny Lee

    Boss BR8 Digital Recorder

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 12/18/03 at 15:00
    i was looking for a multi track recorder and did some home work before i boought.

    This Br8 does everything i want it to do. the multi effect patches are great, the modeling is good, it has effects for my Electric, acoustic, bass, keyboard and mic.
    the v track is great to use. the drum mach is a little to be desired but still good to keep yo uon track. the punch in & out saves time when you mess up. If it used 250 zip disks would be better, i can get about 2 song tracks on one 100meg disk, so you gotta have a bunch of disk but you can get them cheap on Ebay fro little nothing. I some times go play with other guys and use my br8, if i go to just drummers house i just stick a disk in cut out…
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    i was looking for a multi track recorder and did some home work before i boought.

    This Br8 does everything i want it to do. the multi effect patches are great, the modeling is good, it has effects for my Electric, acoustic, bass, keyboard and mic.
    the v track is great to use. the drum mach is a little to be desired but still good to keep yo uon track. the punch in & out saves time when you mess up. If it used 250 zip disks would be better, i can get about 2 song tracks on one 100meg disk, so you gotta have a bunch of disk but you can get them cheap on Ebay fro little nothing. I some times go play with other guys and use my br8, if i go to just drummers house i just stick a disk in cut out the track i wish to play and have the rest of the song to jam with. this suite me fine. great value and great piece if equipement.

    Wish it used 250 meg zip disks instead of 100 meg disk. could have a better rythum section. except for that love it.

    built good, sturdy, easy to learn to use.
    simple yet will do it all. everything in good view and labled well. easy to manouver through the screens.

    Great value, a professional recoder, easy to learn to use. the manual on video helped along with the printed maual.

    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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  • MGR/walsheyMGR/walshey

    Boss BR8

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 12/10/03 at 15:00
    I got this beauty from a friend who's taste changed from guitars to drum'n'bass and i paid about £150 for it which is pretty amazing as it was only 6 months old and they're about £700 new.

    This unit is specifically designed for guitarists and is basically a compact recording studio in your bedroom. It has drum patterns which you can set and then play along to aswell as an array of built-in effects to cut out any modulation or fuzz from dodgy leads or connections (and i found them actually alot better than the ones on my peddle) so you come out with a perfect guitar line (as long as you play it right). Surprisingly it was very responsive with bass aswell. Alot of compact studios fall short …
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    I got this beauty from a friend who's taste changed from guitars to drum'n'bass and i paid about £150 for it which is pretty amazing as it was only 6 months old and they're about £700 new.

    This unit is specifically designed for guitarists and is basically a compact recording studio in your bedroom. It has drum patterns which you can set and then play along to aswell as an array of built-in effects to cut out any modulation or fuzz from dodgy leads or connections (and i found them actually alot better than the ones on my peddle) so you come out with a perfect guitar line (as long as you play it right). Surprisingly it was very responsive with bass aswell. Alot of compact studios fall short on the intensity of the bass on the final product but this one held it right up and gives it good depth. I also found that with an SM-58 it was very good for recording vocals so after alot of experimentation i recorded my whole band on it, having done the drums professionally in a studio, so we came out with a very near studio quality recording.
    It records onto 100MB Zip-disks which are about £10 a pop and are very good quality. You can fit about 2 songs on a disk depending on how full they are.
    The lcd display is amazingly helpful because you can actually see when a track is at it's limit and where the optimal level for it is to get that perfect sound.

    It's a bitch to figure out! There's so many things you can do with it that i found myself getting lost in the midst of possibilities. There is a video that goes with it but i didn't get it as it's sold seperately. and costs! In some cases it was hard to get the tone right on the bass...it often peaked on the resonant frequencies and therefore buzzed instead of being warm and atmospheric.

    Damn fine. I've dropped mine 100 time maybe over about 3 years and there's barely a mark on it! All the buttons are well stuck in there and the case is strong plastic and metal.

    Great value for money, very durable and high quality. The only critism really being that it's bloody hard to start on it.

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  • MGR/tracy parkMGR/tracy park

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recorder

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 12/04/03 at 15:00
    i got my BR 8 at Guitar Center in Houston...my first one was stolen..bought another...I think I paid around $700.
    I've found the BR8 to be very simple tp operate and get ideas down real quickly before they disappear(as i am a songwriter)
    and the quality is very good...I think the quality is really up to the user's abiltityl..the BR8 has the goods.

    Ease of use/multitracking/preset drum patterns/guitar patch editing
    1) for a long time I used what the presets were but I've found thwt when you select one you can edit and save it(very useful)the same goes for vocals./..I recent;y dicovered a great guitar sound using the enhanced vocal preset
    2)as far as drums go that's always been a probl…
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    i got my BR 8 at Guitar Center in Houston...my first one was stolen..bought another...I think I paid around $700.
    I've found the BR8 to be very simple tp operate and get ideas down real quickly before they disappear(as i am a songwriter)
    and the quality is very good...I think the quality is really up to the user's abiltityl..the BR8 has the goods.

    Ease of use/multitracking/preset drum patterns/guitar patch editing
    1) for a long time I used what the presets were but I've found thwt when you select one you can edit and save it(very useful)the same goes for vocals./..I recent;y dicovered a great guitar sound using the enhanced vocal preset
    2)as far as drums go that's always been a problem for me..the drum unit is well bad,but if you use a drum machine thru the Midi select(midi on #9)it picks up the drum machine sound ...that's been a relief...and you can tempo map the whole thing using different drum patterns

    the zip disks are about $8 and you need (1) per song usually 100mb although I hear if you use the live module the recording quality is still good

    good

    quick/songwriter friendly/could put out an independent project(need cd burner)it's got the goods ..do you?

    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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  • MGR/AnonymousMGR/Anonymous

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recorder

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 05/02/03 at 15:00
    Paid approximately $499

    Bought it from Pro Music & Sound in Newport News, Va.

    Needed a recording to make demos of my songs. I am a songwriter that has had a #1 song on a major chart.

    It is extremely easy to use and effective. I track on my Korg Triton Studio then dump the track into the BR-8. I then add vocals. Simple!

    I have been using the unit for 2 years and I have not had a problem with the unit nor learning to use it.

    Very Dependable!

    If you need a multi-track recorder that is easy to use and dependable, something SIMPLE, this is your machine.

    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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    Paid approximately $499

    Bought it from Pro Music & Sound in Newport News, Va.

    Needed a recording to make demos of my songs. I am a songwriter that has had a #1 song on a major chart.

    It is extremely easy to use and effective. I track on my Korg Triton Studio then dump the track into the BR-8. I then add vocals. Simple!

    I have been using the unit for 2 years and I have not had a problem with the unit nor learning to use it.

    Very Dependable!

    If you need a multi-track recorder that is easy to use and dependable, something SIMPLE, this is your machine.

    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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  • MGR/Alex ErtzbischoffMGR/Alex Ertzbischoff

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recorder

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 01/17/03 at 15:00
    I bout the br-8 at guitar city for a good price, $450.00, and i got two free guitar stands I chose the br-8 because it was the best buy, i learned this from about 6 months of Looking around

    I really like the br-8, it is a vary good buy for a 1 or 2 person house hold and works great for band
    Practice. you can also connect the unit to a computer to make editing even easer.



    Their are a few but not meny things wrong with the br-8. First of all it is hard to learn how to use but comes with books and a video
    , Next it does not have a on board speaker but that could also be a good thing because you can add external speakers and that help a lot in a studio environment



    The br-8 is buil…
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    I bout the br-8 at guitar city for a good price, $450.00, and i got two free guitar stands I chose the br-8 because it was the best buy, i learned this from about 6 months of Looking around

    I really like the br-8, it is a vary good buy for a 1 or 2 person house hold and works great for band
    Practice. you can also connect the unit to a computer to make editing even easer.



    Their are a few but not meny things wrong with the br-8. First of all it is hard to learn how to use but comes with books and a video
    , Next it does not have a on board speaker but that could also be a good thing because you can add external speakers and that help a lot in a studio environment



    The br-8 is built like a rock . I've had my br-8 2 years now and its better then ever with supported software coming out all the time

    to conclud the br-8 is worth it with out a dout. You can get one at most large music stores

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  • MGR/Pat mycrocthMGR/Pat mycrocth

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recorder

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 01/16/03 at 15:00
    i acquired this piece from a friend of the family due to my constant frstrations with other products. I am in a 3 piece band and we recorded our demo ep and lp on the br8 with magnificent results. sure the built in effects suck. other then compression and chorous they all blow. but if you've got a good ear and time u can make a basic 4 track recording sound like a magnificent piece. we use the virtual tracks to add more depth to the sound. the only problem is with drums we cant mick up more then 2-3 mics which kinda sucks. but over all this unit rocks!!

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    i acquired this piece from a friend of the family due to my constant frstrations with other products. I am in a 3 piece band and we recorded our demo ep and lp on the br8 with magnificent results. sure the built in effects suck. other then compression and chorous they all blow. but if you've got a good ear and time u can make a basic 4 track recording sound like a magnificent piece. we use the virtual tracks to add more depth to the sound. the only problem is with drums we cant mick up more then 2-3 mics which kinda sucks. but over all this unit rocks!!

    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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  • MGR/ZUMAMGR/ZUMA

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recorder

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 12/24/02 at 15:00
    I ordered it through a music store in Florida.

    Though their production has been discontinued, the BR-8 has been a worthy item for me. I have had it for two years and it has enabled me to make cd's with up to 8 tracks per song. For a bedroom operation, it has done a great deal for my music, in the sense that I can hear what I sound like both on vocals as well as on the guitar, and I can critique my sound and work to improve my craft. It has never failed to work. I even take it to live gigs to use the guitar effects. I have a Danelectro tuner with two outputs; one can be muted with the switch. I play "straight" through one line (both go into a Peavey PA head) and play the other through…
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    I ordered it through a music store in Florida.

    Though their production has been discontinued, the BR-8 has been a worthy item for me. I have had it for two years and it has enabled me to make cd's with up to 8 tracks per song. For a bedroom operation, it has done a great deal for my music, in the sense that I can hear what I sound like both on vocals as well as on the guitar, and I can critique my sound and work to improve my craft. It has never failed to work. I even take it to live gigs to use the guitar effects. I have a Danelectro tuner with two outputs; one can be muted with the switch. I play "straight" through one line (both go into a Peavey PA head) and play the other through the Boss BR-8. It sounds like two guitars. I really enjoy that. (I plan to get a V-amp soon though because I don't like hauling a $699 unit around just for effects.)

    I'm pleased with my BR-8. I've learned a great deal by using it. My friends enjoy the cd's...no quality problem, and I can make impressive demo cd's.

    Though this unit suits my needs, one drawback with it is the zip disks which are used for recording. They do not hold enough material. The 49 or so minutes are expended pretty quickly when multitracking is employed. This is a complaint of many users. It has never been a problem with me. I record onto the zip disk, transfer it to a cd recorder, and have a permanent copy. The sound quality is surprisingly good.

    I wish it were tougher, but I handle my equipment with great care. I found a nice vinyl case (purse section at Wal-mart) with pockets that fits the BR-8 exactly and I keep it in it. (about $17)

    Again, the BR-8 suits my needs. It is intuitive; I can concentrate on my music without worrying about buttons and switches. The zip disks are around $7 each, a real drag, but they can be used over and over without losing sound quality.

    The BR-8 has allowed me to grow as a musician. I am a solo artist and gig about twice per week at roadhouses and restaurants. It produces impressive demos.
    I don't think that I'd recommend this to anyone who is not a working musician (a fragile title if you know what I mean...gigs are like the moon, here one day and gone the next). It has been a wonderful piece of equipment for me. It has never malfunctioned in the two years that I have had it. If you want to play out and want to hear what you sound like, I'd recommend it. If you're a casual guitar player and get into songs like "Home on the Range" or "Go Tell Aunt Roadie", then I wouldn't bother.

    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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  • MGR/Bill WellsMGR/Bill Wells

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recorder

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 04/09/02 at 15:00
    Purchased the unit for under $600.00 at a local music store (who met the advertised internet prices) after reading several reviews and doing some research on the net.

    I was able to start recording after opening the box, and WITHOUT having to read the instruction manual. Boss has done a really good job of putting everything in a very straightforward manner. This one very easy to use recorder! And once you start tinkering around with the possibilites that are incorporated (compression, reverbs, delays, amp modeling, mic modeling, etc. etc), you realize that for the bucks, you have hit the jackpot! The BR-8 also has eight virtual tracks per track...so different takes can be made and then the …
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    Purchased the unit for under $600.00 at a local music store (who met the advertised internet prices) after reading several reviews and doing some research on the net.

    I was able to start recording after opening the box, and WITHOUT having to read the instruction manual. Boss has done a really good job of putting everything in a very straightforward manner. This one very easy to use recorder! And once you start tinkering around with the possibilites that are incorporated (compression, reverbs, delays, amp modeling, mic modeling, etc. etc), you realize that for the bucks, you have hit the jackpot! The BR-8 also has eight virtual tracks per track...so different takes can be made and then the best one used with the final mix.

    I could be picky and ask for more reverb selections...but I won't. And, other than a small display window for the effects and the limitation of recording time on each disk, I haven't found ANYTHING to complain about. I might caution that when recording and using most of the tracks, it is a good idea to occassionaly clear (Boss calls it optimizing) the unecessary garbarge from the disks to free up more space and thus have more recording time.

    The unit comes with a hard plastic casing that seems to hold up pretty well. I've only used it a couple of months, so only time will tell on the quality of construction. But, so far, so good!

    For the home recording hobbyist, this is a killer peice. With its array of tools and features, it is hard for me to believe that there might be a better recorder for the bucks in the marketplace.

    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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  • MGR/Brent NunnMGR/Brent Nunn

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recorder

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 03/17/02 at 15:00
    I bought the Boss recorder at guitar center for I think $695. I bought it because I thought it would be a good way to do some cheap home recording.


    It looks nice and is easy to use.

    Boss makes good products, this however is not one of them. The guitar effects sound horrible, the built in pre-amp is weak and easily overdriven, some days it works and others it won't, there is digital mirk around any sound you put into it, mine is in the shop for the second time and for this repair its going to cost me a minimum of $90. I think Boss tried to put to many features for to low of a cost into one unit. As a result quality got the as.

    The body seems to be made of a strong enough plastic. The qu…
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    I bought the Boss recorder at guitar center for I think $695. I bought it because I thought it would be a good way to do some cheap home recording.


    It looks nice and is easy to use.

    Boss makes good products, this however is not one of them. The guitar effects sound horrible, the built in pre-amp is weak and easily overdriven, some days it works and others it won't, there is digital mirk around any sound you put into it, mine is in the shop for the second time and for this repair its going to cost me a minimum of $90. I think Boss tried to put to many features for to low of a cost into one unit. As a result quality got the as.

    The body seems to be made of a strong enough plastic. The quality is about a 3 on a 1-10 scale.

    DON'T BUY THIS PRODUCT!!! Save your money for somthing with less gum ball machine features and more meat where it counts, that being the quality of its recordings.

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  • MGR/AnonymousMGR/Anonymous

    Boss BR-8 Digital Multi-Track Studio

    Boss BR-8 Digital Recording StudioPublished on 06/29/01 at 15:00
    I purchased the Boss BR-8 digital recorder as a kind of present to myself after plugging away throughout the summer taking on multiple jobs in addition to my day time work.After seeing the Boss BR-8 advertised in Guitar Player for several months I decided to take a nice long ride with the House of Guitars as my destination.I purchased the unit for $700.00 with about several thousand dollars in features tucked inside.



    Imagine being able to summon forth various Classic amp sounds at the push of a button or twist of a knob? Imagine being able to plug in an acoustic/electric and create tracks kept clean in the digital domain? Imagine building your original by layering tracks in sync withi…
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    I purchased the Boss BR-8 digital recorder as a kind of present to myself after plugging away throughout the summer taking on multiple jobs in addition to my day time work.After seeing the Boss BR-8 advertised in Guitar Player for several months I decided to take a nice long ride with the House of Guitars as my destination.I purchased the unit for $700.00 with about several thousand dollars in features tucked inside.



    Imagine being able to summon forth various Classic amp sounds at the push of a button or twist of a knob? Imagine being able to plug in an acoustic/electric and create tracks kept clean in the digital domain? Imagine building your original by layering tracks in sync within 30 minutes of plugging in the BR-8. The BR-8 is the hottest studio to roll down the tracks for guitarists since the invention of the World Wide Web.You're talking some serious and very user-friendly song-writing tools here!All these jams and ideas now have the BB-8 to become an audible scratchpad thanks to BOSS.



    I find very little to gripe about with the BR-8! Obviously,quite a bit of thought and feedback are reflected in the unit's layout and approach.



    The BR-8 is very solid and the quality of construction as well as the internal patches and sounds are downright amazing.When I was kneehigh to a guitar pick,the stuff embodied in this digital recorder was merely the stuff of dreams when I was a kid learning to strum.



    Bottom Line? If you are into writing songs and would like to get an idea what all the parts in your head sound like in a short period of time with a minor learning curve,invest in the BR-8!


    This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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Yes, Audiofanzine is using cookies. Since the last thing that we want is disturbing your diet with too much fat or too much sugar, you'll be glad to learn that we made them ourselves with fresh, organic and fair ingredients, and with a perfect nutritional balance. What this means is that the data we store in them is used to enhance your use of our website as well as improve your user experience on our pages and show you personalised ads (learn more). To configure your cookie preferences, click here.

We did not wait for a law to make us respect our members and visitors' privacy. The cookies that we use are only meant to improve your experience on our website.

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These are cookies that guarantee the proper functioning of Audiofanzine and allow its optimization. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. Example: cookies that help you stay logged in from page to page or that help customizing your usage of the website (dark mode or filters).
Audience analysis (Google Analytics)
We are using Google Analytics in order to better understand the use that our visitors make of our website in an attempt to improve it.
Advertising (Google Ads)
This information allows us to show you personalized advertisements thanks to which Audiofanzine is financed. By unchecking this box you will still have advertisements but they may be less interesting :) We are using Google Ad Manager to display part of our ads, or tools integrated to our own CMS for the rest. We are likely to display advertisements from our own platform, from Google Advertising Products or from Adform.
Marketing (Meta Pixel)

On our websites, we use the Meta Pixel. The Meta Pixel is a remarketing pixel implemented on our websites that allows us to target you directly via the Meta Network by serving ads to visitors of our websites when they visit the social networks Facebook and Instagram. The meta pixel are code snippets which are able to identify your browser type via the browser ID - the individual fingerprint of your browser - and to recognise that you have visited our websites and what exactly you have looked at on our websites. When you visit our websites, the pixel establishes a direct connection to Meta's servers. Meta is able to identify you by your browser ID, as this is linked to other data about you stored by Meta on your Facebook or Instagram user account. Meta then delivers individualised ads from us on Facebook or on Instagram that are tailored to your needs.

We ourselves are not in a position to identify you personally via the meta pixel, as apart from your browser ID no other data is stored with us via the pixel.

For more information about the Meta Pixel, the details of data processing via this service and Meta's privacy policy, please visit Meta Privacy Policy - How Meta collects and uses user data for Facebook and Meta Privacy Policy - How Meta collects and uses user data for Instagram.

Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd. is a subsidiary of Meta Platforms, Inc. based in the USA. It cannot be ruled out that your data collected by Facebook will also be transmitted to the USA.


We did not wait for a law to make us respect our members and visitors' privacy. The cookies that we use are only meant to improve your experience on our website.

Our cookies
Cookies not subject to consent

These are cookies that guarantee the proper functioning of Audiofanzine. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. Examples: cookies that help you stay logged in from page to page or that help customizing your usage of the website (dark mode or filters).

Audience analysis (Google Analytics)

We are using Google Analytics in order to better understand the use that our visitors make of our website in an attempt to improve it. When this parameter is activated, no personal information is sent to Google and the IP addresses are anonymized.

Advertising (Google Ads)

This information allows us to show you personalized advertisements thanks to which Audiofanzine is financed. By unchecking this box you will still have advertisements but they may be less interesting :) We are using Google Ad Manager to display part of our ads, or tools integrated to our own CMS for the rest. We are likely to display advertisements from our own platform, from Google Advertising Products or from Adform.

Marketing (Meta Pixel)

On our websites, we use the Meta Pixel. The Meta Pixel is a remarketing pixel implemented on our websites that allows us to target you directly via the Meta Network by serving ads to visitors of our websites when they visit the social networks Facebook and Instagram. The meta pixel are code snippets which are able to identify your browser type via the browser ID - the individual fingerprint of your browser - and to recognise that you have visited our websites and what exactly you have looked at on our websites. When you visit our websites, the pixel establishes a direct connection to Meta's servers. Meta is able to identify you by your browser ID, as this is linked to other data about you stored by Meta on your Facebook or Instagram user account. Meta then delivers individualised ads from us on Facebook or on Instagram that are tailored to your needs.

We ourselves are not in a position to identify you personally via the meta pixel, as apart from your browser ID no other data is stored with us via the pixel.

For more information about the Meta Pixel, the details of data processing via this service and Meta's privacy policy, please visit Meta Privacy Policy - How Meta collects and uses user data for Facebook and Meta Privacy Policy - How Meta collects and uses user data for Instagram.

Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd. is a subsidiary of Meta Platforms, Inc. based in the USA. It cannot be ruled out that your data collected by Facebook will also be transmitted to the USA.


You can find more details on data protection in our privacy policy.
You can also find information about how Google uses personal data by following this link.