Boss DR 670 Dr. Rhythm Drum Machine
The Boss DR-670 Dr. Rhythm stands as one of the most feature-packed and affordable drum machines in Boss history.
The Boss DR670 offer 255 acclaimed sounds from Boss' flagship DR-770 model, velocity-sensitive pads, footswitch control and much more. Since the Doctor has even more bass sounds than its predecessors do (16!), it introduces a cool, unique pad interface designed like a bass guitar neck for easy programming of rhythm/bass lines. 200 versatile preset rhythm patterns and 200 user-programmable patterns provide ample memory for your inspirations (with up to 100 songs utilizing approximately 100,000 patterns). Its cool Direct Pattern Play function from the 770 lets users assign internal patterns to pads for triggering "on the fly" like with loop based boxes. Check out the large LCD and the excellent new look. Don't let the price fool you, this machine sounds GREAT. Connections include 1/4" stereo outs, a stereo mini headphone jack, pedal switch and MIDI in/out. Powered by batteries or optional Boss PSA120.
Huge sounds from compact, easy-to-use, affordable units. That’s what makes BOSS’ rhythm machines and samplers the choice for many of the hottest musicians, DJ’s and music producers around. These versatile tools are also a natural choice for guitarists of all types. And because of their intuitive, consistent operational layout, once you’ve learned one, you can easily operate any of the others.
A Professional BOSS Drum Machine at a Musician-Friendly Price
As the follow-up to BOSS’ hugely successful DR-550mkII, the new DR-670 Dr. Rhythm stands as one of the most feature-packed and affordable drum machines in BOSS history. This compact rhythm-creation tool offers all the acclaimed sounds from BOSS’ flagship DR-770 model, while adding enhancements like velocity-sensitive pads, footswitch control and much more.
Boss DR-670 Features
Head-Turning Drum and Percussion Sounds
- Affordable BOSS drum machine with 256 superb-quality drum and percussion sounds
- Velocity-sensitive pads permit very expressive rhythm pattern programming
- New Bass part allows for programming bass lines using 16 different bass sounds
- 200 high-quality Preset rhythm patterns and 200 User rhythm pattern locations
- Large LCD for confirming pattern tempo at all times
- Foot control jack permits connection to optional footswitch for hands-free start/stop and fills
- Direct Pattern Play function lets users assign internal patterns to pads for triggering “on the fly”
- Selectable battery or AC operation
The Boss DR-670 has a robust sound engine that easily outperforms any drum machine in its class. Derived from the flagship DR-770 model, this sound source offers a total of 256 no-compromise drum and percussion waveforms grouped into 64 Preset and 64 User kits. When combined with its velocity-sensitive pads, the DR-670’s sound engine gives you the perfect rhythm palette for programming rock, pop, funk, jazz, fusion, Latin grooves and more.
And Bass Lines Too!
Beyond its killer drum and percussion sounds, the DR-670 also features a new Bass part for programming bass lines using 16 distinct sounds including Finger Bass, Slap Bass, Acoustic Bass, Pick Bass and more. This Bass part lets you go even further in defining your grooves. And programming bass tracks is ultra-intuitive, thanks to the DR-670’s bass pads being organized like bass guitar frets.
Built for Easy Operation
Thanks to the DR-670’s unique Direct Pattern Play function, any of its 200 Preset or User patterns can be instantly selected using the 16 drum pads. Or, Preset and User patterns can be easily chained together to create up to 100 Songs. When programming, helpful features like the aforementioned velocity sensitivity and Roll and Flam buttons make your patterns as expressive as possible. Quite simply, this is one of the easiest and best-sounding drum machines around.
Great for Live Performance
With optional footswitch control over start/stop and fills, the Boss DR-670 is hard to beat as an affordable and programmable accompaniment tool. In fact, this compact drum machine is small enough to be taken just about anywhere and can even run on battery power. Connections include 1/4-inch stereo outputs, a stereo Headphone output (stereo mini-jack type), Pedal Switch input, plus MIDI In and Out jacks.