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Boss RC-500 Loop Station


Dual-Track Powerhouse

The RC-500 is an essential partner for guitarists, singer/songwriters, multi-instrumentalists, and anyone who wants to take their looping to the next level. Craft real-time compositions with two loop tracks, mic and stereo instrument inputs, rhythms, and inspiring Loop FX, all backed by premium 32-bit audio quality. Store loops in onboard memories, and explore expanded operation with external controls and MIDI. Filled with next-generation Loop Station features, the RC-500 gives serious creators the tools they need to develop new ideas and deliver impactful performances that will leave audiences wanting more.

  • Advanced two-track looper with onboard mixing and deep control options
  • Class-leading sound quality with 32-bit AD/DA and 32-bit floating-point processing
  • Stereo looper engine with 13 hours of recording time
  • LCD with multi-color backlight for viewing loop status and editing parameters
  • Mono/stereo inputs for easy pedalboard integration, plus independent XLR mic input with phantom power
  • Reverse function and Loop FX (repeat, scatter, shift, and vinyl flick) for dynamic and engaging loop performances
  • 16 different drum kits and 57 preset rhythms with A/B variations
  • Support for expanded control via external footswitches, an expression pedal, or MIDI
  • Full MIDI I/O provided with space-saving mini TRS jacks (BMIDI-5-35 adaptor cable available separately)
  • Onboard storage for 99 phrase memories
  • Back up and load WAV loops via USB
  • Runs on four AA batteries or optional AC adaptor

    BOSS RC-500 Specs

    • Sampling Frequency / 44.1 kHz
    • AD/DA Conversion / 32 bits
    • Processing / 32-bit floating point
    • Recording/Playback / Number of Tracks: 2, Data Format: WAV (44.1 kHz, 32-bit float, stereo), Maximum Recording Time: Approx. 1.5 hours (1 track), Approx.13 hours (total of All memories)
    • Rhythm Type / 57 Patterns x 2 Variations
    • Rhythm Kit / 16 types
    • Effect / LOOP FX (only for loop tracks), Type: BEAT REPEAT, BEAT SHIFT, BEAT SCATTER, VINYL FLICK, Reverb (only for rhythm part)
    • Memory / 99
    • Nominal Input Level / MIC IN:-40 dBu (variable), INST IN A/MONO、B: -10 dBu
    • Maximum Input Level / MIC IN:+8 dBu, INST IN A/MONO, B: +8 dBu
    • Input Impedance / MIC IN: 4 k ohms, INST IN A/MONO, B: 1 M ohm
    • Nominal Output Level / OUTPUT A/MONO, B: -10 dBu
    • Maximum Output Level / OUTPUT A/MONO, B: +8 dBu
    • Output Impedance / OUTPUT A/MONO, B: 1 k ohm
    • Recommended Load Impedance / OUTPUT A/MONO, B: 10 k ohms or greater
    • Bypass / Buffered bypass
    • Controls / REC/PLAY switch, STOP switch, TRACK SELECT switch, MEMORY/VALUE knob, MIC LEVEL knob, TRACK 1 slider, TRACK 2 slider, TRACK 1 EDIT button, TRACK 2 EDIT button, RHYTHM TEMPO button, RHYTHM ON/OFF button, MEMORY button, MENU button, EXIT button, ENTER button, INPUT button
    • Display / Graphic LCD (96 x 32 dots, RGB backlit LCD)
    • Connectors / INST IN A/MONO, B jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
      MIC IN jack: XLR type (balanced, phantom power: DC 48 V, 10 mA Max
      OUTPUT A/MONO, B jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
      CTL 1,2/EXP jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
      USB port: USB micro B type
      MIDI (IN, OUT) jacks: stereo miniature type
      DC IN jack
    • Power Supply / Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4, AC adaptor (PSA-S series: sold separately)
    • Current Draw / 330 mA (with phantom power), 240 mA (without phantom power)
    • Expected battery life under continuous use (These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.)
      Alkaline: Approx. 3.5 hours (without phantom power), Approx. 2 hours (with phantom power)
    • Dimensions / 170 (W) x 138 (D) x 60. (H) mm, 6-3/4 (W) x 5-7/16 (D) x 2-3/8 (H) inches (excluding rubber foot), 170 (W) x 138 (D) x 62 (H) mm 4 (W) x 5-7/16 (D) x 2-1/2 (H) inches (including rubber foot), 850 g 1.9 lbs (excluding battery), 950 g 2.1 lbs (including battery)
    • Accessories / Owner's Manual, Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY", Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4, Rubber foot x 4

        Brand: Boss

        SKU: BOSS-RC500

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