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Boss CD-Rom: Manual for BR-1600CD - Desktop Digital Workstation Recorder

B&H # BOBR1600CDDV Mfr # BR-1600CDDVM
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This is the CD-Rom manual ONLY for the Boss BR-1600 Digital Workstation Recorder.

The Boss BR-1600CD is a 16-track hard disk recorder and workstation, equipped with an internal 40 GB hard drive and a CD-R/CD-RW, offering a leading edge design that elevates and advances the creative possibilities, and production values, of the personal desktop studio.

The BR-1600CD feature set includes: 8 phantom powered microphone inputs, a 13-fader mixer section with 16 individual track EQ's, and 8 dedicated compressors for the input channels, proprietary COSM modeling effects, for vocals, guitar and bass, Auto Pitch correction and Harmony Sequence vocal processing and harmony creation tools, a built-in drum sequencer supported by a large library of drum and percussion sounds and loops.....there's a lot going on here, for not a lot of money.

The BR-1600CD is a value-laden asset for songwriters, bands, desktop audio for video production, and virtually any project requiring an expensive sound on a limited budget.

16-track desktop hard disk recorder and production studio with built-in 40 GB hard drive and CD-R/CD-RW.
8 simultaneous track recording, simplified "Multi-Track" mode for quick routing and recording.
8 microphone preamps with individual input trims and phantom power, auto- calibrate input level function sets proper recording levels.
SPDIF digital I/O for direct connection to other digital recorders and devices.
Mixer section with 13 faders, 16 individual assignable 3-band track EQ's, and 8 dedicated compressors.
Built-in GT-6 guitar multi-effects processor, proprietary COSM amplifier, speaker and microphone modeling effects for guitar, bass and vocals.
Separate assignable multi-effects group with reverb, delay, chorusing and other modulation effects.
Mastering Toolkit effects section for final EQ, multi-band compression and limiting of stereo mix before burning to internal CD-R or external digital recording device.
Vocal Toolbox processing with unique Auto Pitch vocal pitch correction function.
Chord Track for instantly vocal harmony creation by entering desired intervals intervals, Harmony Sequence function for instant background harmonies based on vocal source track.
Built-in drum sequencer with huge library on internal hard disk of drums and percussion sounds and loops, separate drum, bass, and loop phrase tracks with auto-lock sync to sequencer track.
USB connectivity for WAV/AIFF file import, export from computers; V-LINK remote video editor control with compatible Edirol products.
Built-in CD-R/CD-RW for burning master CD mixes or data file backup.
Type Desktop Digital Multitrack Workstation Recorder
Number of Tracks 16 x Physical
256 x V-Tracks
Recording Resolution 16-bit
Sampling Rate 44.1 kHz
Recording Media Hard Disk, CD-R/CD-RW
Max Simultaneous Recording 8 Tracks
Max Simultaneous Playback 16 Tracks
Recording Time Approx. 120 hrs.*
*One track, recorded on the 40 GB internal drive; 16 individual tracks with roughly equal content recorded on the same drive will yield approx. 7.5 hrs. at 16-bit/44.1 kHz resolution
A/D Converter 24-bit
D to A Converters 24-bit
Frequency Response 20 Hz - 20 kHz(+1/-3 dB)
Dynamic Range Not Specified by Manufacturer
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) <0.02% (Input Sensitivity: Center, 1 kHz at nominal output level)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio <-90 dBu, ref. -10 dBu, A-weighted
Effects 3 x COSM Guitar, Bass, Vocal Modeling Effects
16 x 3-band Individual Track EQ's
8 x Individual Channel Compressors
1 x Speaker Modeling Module
1 x Reverb/Delay/Chorusing Multi Effects Group
Display 5.1 x 1.4" (130 x 36mm) Backlit LCD
CD Burning Capabilities Yes
Equalizer Yes, 3-band(per channel)
Vari Pitch Control No
Jog/Shuttle Yes
Word Clock I/O No
Mixer 13 x Faders
12 x Channel/Percussion/Note Select Play Buttons
4 x Value Knobs
8 x Input Sensitivity Trims
1 x Monitoring Innput Level Knob
1 x COSM Effects Active Button
1 x Vocal Tool Box Button
1 x Mastering Tool Kit Button
1 x Speaker Modeling Button
Input Connections 8 x 3-pin XLR Female, Balanced
8 x 1/4" TS Phone, Unbalanced
1 x 1/4" TS Phone Hi-Z Guitar/Bass In
1 x 1/4" TS Phone Footswitch In
1 x Expression Pedal In
1 x Coaxial SPDIF Digital In
1 x MIDI In
Output Connectors 2 x RCA Phono, L, R, Unbalanced
1 x Coaxial SPDIF Digital Out
1 x USB Port
1 x MIDI Out
Headphone Output Yes, 2 x 1/4" Stereo Phone
Dimensions (WxDxH) 19.5 x 13.3 x 3.9" (494 x 339 x 99mm)
Weight 10.13 lbs (4.9 kg)
Specialties Built-in Auto Pitch Correction
Built-In Drum Sequencer with Sound Library
USB Port with WAV/AIFF Loop File Transfer
8 Mic Preamps with Phantom Power
Boss CD-Rom: Manual for BR-1600CD - Desktop Digital Workstation Recorder
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