Boss RC-505 MkII Loop Station Tabletop Looper

Make inspiration easier to come by! The 2nd-gen Boss RD-505 Loop Station sets the standard for tabletop loopers, with up to five simultaneous stereo tracks.

Packed with inspiring tools for on-the-spot music creation, the RC-505 MkII 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 long-time 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, read more 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
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- 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:
- 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) inches
- Weights: 1.8 kg (4 lbs)
- Accessories:
- AC adaptor
- Owner's Manual
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 7.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 23 x 12 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): RC-505MK2

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 323-890-3700


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