RC-500

Dual Track 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

Specifications
Sampling Frequency
44.1 kHz
AD/DA Conversion
32 bits
Processing
32-bit floating point
Recording/Playback
Number of Track: 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
Alkaline: Approx. 3.5 hours (without phantom power)
Approx. 2 hours (with phantom power)
*These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.

Accessories
Owner's manual
Leaflet ("USING THE UNIT SAFELY," "IMPORTANT NOTES," and "Information")
Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4
Rubber foot x 4

Options (sold separately)
AC adaptor: PSA-S series
Footswitch: FS-5U
Dual Footswitch: FS-6, FS-7
Expression Pedal: FV-500H, FV-500L, EV-30, Roland EV-5
TRS/MIDI connecting cable: BMIDI-5-35

Size and Weight
Width
170 mm
6-3/4 inches
Depth
138 mm
5-7/16 inches
Height (including rubber foot)
62 mm
2-1/2 inches
Weight (including battery)
950 g
2.1 lb
* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms

*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

https://www.boss.info/uk/products/rc-500/

  • 170 mm wide
  • 140 mm high
330 mA / ? V AC

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