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Next-generation tabletop looper with five stereo tracks, best-in-class sound quality, massive onboard effects options, and unmatched real-time control. 



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.


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

- 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



- 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


SUB 1, 2 OUTPUT: -10 dBu


- Maximum Output Level


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)


- Dimensions

420 (W) x 234 (D) x 67 (H) mm

16-9/16 (W) x 9-1/4 (D) x 2-11/16 (H) inchesE


- Weights

1.8 kg

4 lbs


- Accessories

AC adaptor

Owner's Manual



- Options (sold separately)

Footswitch: FS-5U

Dual Footswitch: FS-6, FS-7

Expression Pedal: FV-500H, FV-500L, EV-30, Roland EV-5


* 0 dBu = 0.775Vrms

More Information
Price $879.99
Vendor Item Number RC-505MK2
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