The stylish and intuitive design features five stereo tracks so you can create songs on the fly or layer vocal harmonies for angelic runs. Take your sounds to the next level using the powerful onboard controls and effects. Sample your synth or a guitar or import your .WAV samples so you can create live songs with ease. The possibilities are endless and the RC-505 gives you everything to capture your inspiration when it strikes.
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The RC-505 is highly versatile, perfect for vocal looping, club performers, and beatboxing. The compact design features five stereo tracks which you can utilise to create complex loops. Build and control your loops with ease with the intuitive layout and even incorporate effects to add texture.
The five tracks feature their own dedicated controls comprised of: Record, overdub, play, and stop. This allows you to quickly build your loops, from percussion to harmonies and everything in between. You can even utilise a click-track through headphones to keep in time. Each channel also features its own volume fader for controlling the levels on the fly. You can also sample to up to three hours, giving you a massive amount of room to create ever-evolving live performances. From beatboxers to acoustic vocalists to DJs, the RC-505 is one of the most versatile performance tools you could have in your arsenal.
The Boss RC-505 also includes a wide range of powerful onboard effects, perfect for adding colour and texture to your vocals. The effects are arranged into two different categories: Input FX and Track FX. Input FX can be used whilst you are recording vocal loops whereas Track FX allows you to add further effects after recording and during playback. You can utilise the various effects using the six dedicated buttons.
The powerful onboard effects include Robot, Vocoder, Vinyl Flick, Beat Repeat and more. There is also a global compressor and reverb effects available for the overall master sound output. You can also utilise parameters like the cutoff filter and effect depth to create build-ups and transitions.
Not only can you utilise your voice, you can use one of the four inputs to us an instrument such as a guitar or synthesizer. The RC-505 also includes an AUX mini-jack connection for use with smartphones, MP3 players and more. The onboard USB port is perfect for importing and exporting your sounds and .WAV samples. This allows you to use the RC-505 as a live sampler or for playing backing tracks. You could even implement an expression pedal for stomp-box style looping.
The RC-505 possesses a myriad of performance and real-time controls. They can be customised to suit your needs and be tailored to pre-arranged performances. The onboard memory allows you to store up to 85 rhythm patterns and 99 phrase memories so you can easily save and recall your creations. Utilise up to eight different functions using the front-panel controls and recall custom setups for different songs.
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