BOSS RC-500 Loop Station

BOSS RC-500 Loop Station



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BOSS RC-500 Loop Station
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When it comes to creating top-notch looper pedals, BOSS make some of the very best out there on the market.

With the BOSS RC-500 Loop Station you get an advanced two-track looper with onboard mixing and deep control options, premium sound quality, and much more besides.

Dual-Track Powerhouse

Whether you want to craft real-time compositions with both loop tracks, store pre-recorded loops into onboard memories, or explore next-generation Loop Station features for your next big composition, the RC-500 can suit your needs.

BOSS RC-500 Loop Station Highlights

  • 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

Class Leading Audio Reproduction

Thanks to the inclusion of BOSS's best-in-class 32-bit AD/DA and 32-bit floating-point processing, this pedal manages to capture your own personal sound the way you want it to be heard.

Essentially this ensures your loops are crystal clear even with several overdubs!

Add to this a whole host of drum kit rhythms, external control options, and even a full MIDI I/O, and you have a superb loop pedal that will serve you well both on stage and in the studio.

BOSS RC-500 Loop Station Technical Specs

  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 kHz
  • AD/DA Conversion: 32 bits
  • Processing: 32-bit floating point
  • Display: Graphic LCD (96 x 32 dots, RGB backlit LCD)


  • 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


  • LOOP FX (only for loop tracks)
  • Reverb (only for rhythm part)
  • Memory: 99
  • Bypass: Buffered bypass


  • REC/PLAY switch
  • STOP switch
  • TRACK SELECT switch
  • 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


  • 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: 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
  • Weight: 850 g/1.9 lbs (excluding battery); 950 g/2.1 lbs (including battery)


  • Owner's Manual
  • Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4
  • Rubber foot x 4
More Information
Manufacturer Boss
SKU 313759
Shipping Weight (kg) 1.570000
Effects Looper
MPN RC-500
Warranty 2 Years
Series 500 Series


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