Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#843203 - 03/24/09 08:40 PM Vs versus Br
truffne Offline
Space Cadet


Registered: 12/06/08
Posts: 4
Long a go I had a BR-532 I really liked it but because it had had only 4 tracks I wanted to get something a little more heavy duty. I got a good deal on a used Roland VS1880. It definitely is more professional. But just the fact that it comes with 3 manuals lets you know it takes a lot more knowledge to produce good sounding music than the BR. I record my own songs as a hobby and to torture my friends. Sometimes I will go months without touching my VS1880 and it always takes awhile to figure out how to do things. I now have a chance to pickup a BR1180CD. The question is do I stick with the VS1880 or go with the BR1160CD? Anyone out there ever use both? What do you think??
Any voice will be heard!!!

Top
#906286 - 10/03/09 11:04 PM Re: Vs versus Br [Re: truffne]
longjourneyhome Offline
Space Cadet


Registered: 02/16/04
Posts: 4
Loc: Boulder, Colorado
I have used a VS880EX and now have a BR1600CD. I'm still getting my hands (and head) around the BR1600, but it is a great recorder. It seems easy to navigate. The manual is good. That said, I liked how the VS880EX looked far better than the BR1600CD.
Top
#948905 - 02/07/10 01:12 PM Re: Vs versus Br [Re: longjourneyhome]
blkmonday Offline
Space Cadet


Registered: 02/06/10
Posts: 1
im on my 2nd hard drive in the br1600...i also have a vs880ex that has never givin me any problems and has a million miles on it.
the br1600 has a ton more bells and whistles...but the sound quality is equal on both machines.
with that said i wish i picked up a bigger vs unit
they are way more dependable

Top
#1103681 - 02/09/12 07:28 PM Re: Vs versus Br [Re: blkmonday]
flenemageny Offline
Planeteer


Registered: 07/24/08
Posts: 99
I have Br1600 that was my first digital multitrack and i thought it took me forever to learn to use it.. moved up to a used vs2480
(acutally have two)....no comparison..the BR is really easier to use but the first time you look at the big screen on a vs 2480.. you will never go back... 2480's are going for 700- 1500 on ebay. and they are work horses..
Flenemageny
_________________________
vs2480HD, vs2480 cd, 6 total VSF8-2 cards, BR1600, Tascam 1641 , outboard hardrive, out board burner. VirDis system. .Studio Projects C4 pair ,TB3 pair, C1, Audix AD-90 x5,Audix D6 ,2 ART MPA Gold with Eurotube JJ gold pin tubes, I ART TPS II stock..M-Audio BX8 Pair x 2.
All the normal Dynamic Shure mics and Isolating headphones.
PC with NCH Wave pad (like Sound Forge)and currently testing mastering software.

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  Hook 
Hop to:
Shout Box

Who's Online
3 registered (Wingnut13, Wish, 1 invisible) and 46 anonymous users online.
Top Posters
45430
Jazzooo
41885
Al
40000
Silversmith
36354
Timster
32942
Tom Mix
28582
NOK
26244
Ismellelephant
25888
gonzo
24493
Doughboy
23936
Popmann
23691
paulb
22740
RGR
21673
moontan
21528
flatcat
21125
fonts
21017
Mooseboy
20273
Marty Gilman
19598
vvvm
19135
String Jammer
18840
Vanillagrits
18791
Jammer
18741
T57Strat
18696
glennsimonds
18161
GAMBLE
17993
Gretsch 6120
17600
GAWZDigitalUnderground
17522
Geo
17203
SteveW
16992
Hano
16161
Delso
15815
LakeStone Karl
15777
C Jo Go*Crystal Studios*
15004
fabulousthunderbird
14958
virtualan
14908
kid-surf
14613
Dave Morris
14451
Dan Barnes
14405
Stuart
14348
JazAddict
Forum Stats
20197 Members
32 Forums
124609 Topics
1426440 Posts

Max Online: 226 @ 03/21/16 07:30 AM
Newest Members
Naji1, mno, Billy_Carrots, Bluesroom, JohnCharlie
20197 Registered Users

Generated in 0.034 seconds in which 0.028 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression disabled.