BOSS Loop Station RC-505mkII

Looping Magic at Your Fingertips

BOSS Loop Station RC-505mkII

BOSS Loop Station RC-505mkII

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  • The industry-standard tabletop looper, updated and enhanced
  • Class-leading sound quality with 32-bit AD/DA and 32-bit floating-point processing
  • Five simultaneous stereo phrase tracks with dedicated controls and independent volume faders
  • Input FX and Track FX sections, each with four simultaneous effects and four quick-access banks
  • Customizable FX and Track buttons for each phrase track
  • Massive onboard effects selection with 49 Input FX types and 53 Track FX types, including new Harmony, Electric FX, and many others
  • New ultra-durable faders with longer throw for more precise adjustment
  • Newly added Mark Back function provides enhanced undo/redo flexibility while performing
  • Two XLR mic inputs with phantom power, two stereo line input pairs, and three stereo line output pairs
  • 99 memories, each containing five phrase tracks, custom effects and playback settings, control assignments, and more
  • Synchronize your loops with over 200 onboard rhythm patterns and 16 drum kits
  • Deep MIDI control support
  • Two external control jacks, each with support for up to two footswitches or an expression pedal
  • USB for data backup, phrase import/export with BOSS Tone Studio, and pattern import with the RC Rhythm Converter
Specifications
Sampling Frequency
44.1 kHz
AD/DA Conversion
32 bits
Processing
32-bit floating point
Recording/Playback
Number of Tracks: 5
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
200 types or greater
Rhythm Kit
16 types
Effect
INPUT FX: 49 types
TRACK FX: 53 types
MASTER FX: 2 types
Memory
99
Nominal Input Level
MIC 1, 2 INPUT: -40 dBu
INST 1, 2 INPUT: -10 dBu
Maximum Input Level
MIC 1, 2 INPUT: 0 dBu
IINST 1, 2 INPUT: +7 dBu/+20 dBu (selectable)
Input Impedance
MIC 1, 2 INPUT: 3k ohms
INST 1, 2 INPUT: 1 M ohms/25 k ohms (selectable)
Nominal Output Level
MAIN OUTPUT: -10 dBu
SUB 1, 2 OUTPUT: -10 dBu
Maximum Output Level
MAIN OUTPUT: +7 dBu
SUB 1, 2 OUTPUT: +7 dBu
Output Impedance
MAIN OUTPUT: 1 k ohm
SUB 1, 2 OUTPUT: 1 k ohm
Recommended Load Impedance
MAIN OUTPUT: 10 k ohms or greater
SUB 1, 2 OUTPUT: 10 k ohms or greater
Controls
TRACK1--5 REC/PLAY button, TRACK1--5 STOP button, TRACK1--5 TRACK button, TRACK1--5 FX button, ALL START/STOP button, UNDO/REDO button, TAP TEMPO button, RHYTHM START/STOP button, RHYTHM EDIT button, INPUT FX A--D button, INPUT FX EDIT button, TRACK FX A--D button, TRACK FX EDIT button, MENU button, LOOP button, ENTER button, EXIT button, PAGE buttons, 1--4 knobs, OUTPUT LEVEL knob, TRACK1--5 LEVEL Faders
Display
Graphic LCD (128 x 64 dots, backlit LCD)
Connectors
MIC IN 1, 2 jack: XLR type (balanced, phantom power: DC 48 V, 10 mA Max
INST IN 1, 2 jacks, MAIN OUT jacks, SUB OUT 1, 2 jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
CTL1,2/EXP1 jack, CTL3,4/EXP2 jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
USB port: USB B type
MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors
DC IN jack
Power Supply
AC adaptor
Current Draw
1.0 A (with phantom power)
0.9 A (without phantom power)
Accessories
AC adaptor
Owner's Manual
Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
Options (sold separately)
Footswitch: FS-5U
Dual Footswitch: FS-6, FS-7
Expression Pedal: FV-500H, FV-500L, EV-30, Roland EV-5
Size and Weight
Width
420 mm
16-9/16 inches
Depth
234 mm
9-1/4 inches
Height
67 mm
2-11/16 inches
Weight
1.8 kg
4 lbs
* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

Packed with inspiring tools for on-the-spot music creation, the RC-505mkII brings next-generation power and flexibility to the world’s most popular tabletop looper. Elevate your performances with five stereo tracks and four simultaneous Input FX and Track FX, and soar even further with customizable buttons, expanded I/O, increased mixing control, and other enhancements requested by longtime RC-505 users. Built for free-flowing expression on stage and in the studio, the RC-505mkII is a dream machine for beatboxers, vocalists, multi-instrumentalists, and other fearless looping artists.