BR-864

8-Track Digital Studio

Q.What are the main differences between the BR-864, BR-1180/BR-1180CD, BR-8, and BR-532?

A.


BR-1180/BR-1180CD BR-532 BR-8 BR-864
TRACK
Number of
Audio Tracks
10 4 8 8
Number of
V Tracks
80
(8 for one track)
32 64 64
Number of
Rhythm Tracks
1 stereo
Loop Phrase playback
is also available
1 stereo 1 stereo 1 stereo
MIXER
EQ per one track Yes (2-band EQ) No Yes (2-band EQ) Yes (2-band EQ)
Loop Effect 2 types
Either one of
Chorus/Delay/Dubbing,
Reverb
1 type
Either one of
Chorus/Delay/Dubbing
2 types
Either one of
Chorus/Delay/Dubbing,Reverb
2 types
Either one of
Chorus/Delay/Dubbing,Reverb
Effect Algorithm 17 12 13 17
Mastering Tool Kit Yes No Yes Yes
Scene Memory Yes
Auto Scene function is
available with Version 2.
It allows you to automatically switch Scene Memory during playback.
No Yes No
RECORDER
Undo/Redo function Yes (approx,10,000 times) Yes (one time) Yes (one time) Yes (one time)
Marker Yes No Yes No
Maker Name Yes No Yes No
Maker Stop Yes No Yes No
SYNCRONIZATION SIGNAL
MTC Master only Master only Master only Master only
MMC Master only Master only Master only Master only
MIDI clock Master only Master only Master only Master only
RECORDING MEDIA

Harddisk
(also CD-R/CD-RW for BR-1180CD)
Smart Media ZIP 100MB CompactFlash
32MB - 1GB
DATA COMPATIBILITY
VS-840/880 song data reading/writing No No Yes No
BR-8(BR-532)
ong data reading
BR-8 song data reading is available for the BR-1180CD Ver.2 only.
The data shuld be copied on the CD-R/RW disc beforehand using a PC.
No No BR-532 song data reading is available.
WAVE/AIFF data reading/writing only the BR-1180CD can do. Yes
(using BR-532 wave converter)
Yes
(using BR-8 wave converter)
Yes
OTHERS
Phantom Power Supply Yes No No No
CD Writing Yes
(BR-1180CD only)
No No No
Original Rhythm Pattern Creation Yes No No Yes
Loop Phrase Reading/Creation Yes No No No
SMF Data Reading/Playback Yes
(BR-1180CD only)
No No Yes
Internal Microphone No Yes No Yes
Battery Power Supply Not available available Not available available
Phrase Trainer Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tuner Yes Yes Yes Yes

(2005/12/07)

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