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RC-20: Loop Station

Features

The RC-20 Loop Station™ is the first compact phrase recording and sampling pedal that's actually easy to use. A long sampling time of up to 5 1/2 minutes, helpful Guide Click and Loop Quantize functions, Realtime Tempo Change and hands-free control make the RC-20 a "must-own" pedal for musicians looking to create and play back loops "on the fly."

  • World's most powerful phrase recording/sampling pedal
  • Guide Click and Loop Quantize functions for quick, easy creation of perfect loops using footpedals
  • Realtime Tempo Change function allows for changing recorded samples' tempo without changing pitch
  • Overdub function allows for creation of "sound-on-sound" loops
  • Stores up to 10 looped phrases and 1 "one-shot" phrase, even after power-off
  • 5 1/2 minutes total sampling time
  • Mic input, Instrument input and Auxiliary input for sampling vocals or pre-recorded audio–even simultaneously
  • Auto Start begins sampling automatically with incoming audio
  • Reverse sample playback on the fly

Specs

Nominal Input Level
INPUT: -20 dBu (variable)
MIC: -40 dBu (variable)
AUX IN: -10 dBu
Input Impedance
INPUT: 1 M ohms
MIC: 1 k ohms
AUX IN: 47 k ohms
Nominal Output Level
OUTPUT: -20 dBu
Output Impedance
1 k ohms
Recommended Load Impedance
10 k ohms or greater
Internal Memory Recording Time
5 min. 30 sec. (max.), 10 loop phrases + 1 one-shot phrase (max.)
Connectors
INST Jack, MIC Jack, AUX IN Jack (Stereo miniature phone type), PHRASE SHIFT Jack, REVERSE Jack, OUTPUT Jack
Power Supply
DC 9V: Dry battery (AA type) x 6, AC Adaptor
Current Draw
85 mA (9V max.) (Expected battery life under continuous use; [Carbon: 9 hours], [Alkaline: 25 hours] These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.)
Accessories
Owner's Manual, Dry battery (AA type) x 6 (We recommend that alkaline batteries be used when replacing the batteries.), Sound Library for RC-20 (Sample Phrase CD)
Size and Weight ( incl. batteries )
Width
173 mm
6-13/16 inches
Depth
158 mm
6-1/4 inches
Height
57 mm
2-1/4 inches
Weight
1.2 kg
2 lbs. 11 oz.
* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

Accessories

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Power Adapter

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Power Adapter

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Pedal Board

BCB-60

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FS-5U/-5L

Foot Switch

FS-5U/-5L

Durable metal footswitch available in latching and unlatching types.

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Support

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In addition, we have a library of Support Documents that you can download and reference. If Support Documents are available for this product, they will be listed below.

Support Documents

Guitar Effects Guidebook Vol. 20
EQ-20/GP-20/RC-20 Brochure (Page 1)
EQ-20/GP-20/RC-20 Brochure (Page 2)
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