Boss RC-500 manual

Boss RC-500
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PDF manual
 · 28 pages
English
manualBoss RC-500

Owner’s Manual

(this document)
Read this rst. It explains the basic things you
need to know in order to use the RC-500.

Parameter Guide

(download from the Web)
This explains all of the parameters of the RC-500.
To obtain the Parameter Guide

1. Enter the following URL on your

computer.

http://www.boss.info/manuals/

2. Choose “RC-500” as the product name.

Before using this unit, carefully read “USING THE UNIT SAFELY” and “IMPORTANT NOTES” (the leaet “USING THE
UNIT SAFELY” and the Owners Manual (p. 27)). After reading, keep the document(s) where it will be available for
immediate reference.
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Getting Ready . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Installing the Batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Connecting the Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Top Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
How the RC-500 Is Organized . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Creating a Loop Phrase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Recording on a Single Track . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Recording on Two Tracks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Record While Listening to the Rhythm Sound . . . . 9
Sounding a Rhythm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Setting the Tempo of Rhythm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Saving a Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Saving a Memory (WRITE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Erasing Data from a Memory (CLEAR) . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Editing a Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Editing the Settings of Tracks 1 and 2 . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Editing the Settings of a Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Using the Loop FX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Specifying the Function of the Switches . . . . . . . 13
Editing the Rhythm Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Changing How the Rhythm Starts and Stops . . . 15
Settings for the Entire RC-500 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
System Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Input/Output Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Connecting a Computer via USB . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Connecting the RC-500 and Computer . . . . . . . . . 18
Backing-Up or Recovering Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Controlling Devices via MIDI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
MIDI Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Controlling an External MIDI Device from the
RC-500 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Controlling the RC-500 from an External MIDI
Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Connecting Two RC-500 Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Error Message List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Restoring the Factory Default Settings
(Factory Reset) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Main Specications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
USING THE UNIT SAFELY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
IMPORTANT NOTES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Owner’s Manual

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Boss RC-500 specifications

Below you will find the product specifications and the manual specifications of the Boss RC-500.

General
Brand Boss
Model RC-500
Product Not categorized
EAN 4957054516758
Language English
Filetype PDF
Features
Sound effects Looper
Bit rate 32 bit
Product colour Red
Sound effects quantity -
Looper maximum recording time 46800 s
Ports & interfaces
Connectivity technology Wired
6.35 mm (1⁄4-inch) input 1
6.35 mm (1⁄4-inch) output 1
USB 2.0 ports quantity 1
MIDI in
MIDI out
DC-in jack
Display
Built-in display
Display type LCD
Power
Power source type Battery,DC
Battery type AA
Number of batteries supported 4
Operating time 3.5 h
Weight & dimensions
Width 170 mm
Depth 138 mm
Height 62 mm
Weight 950 g
Packaging content
Manual
Batteries included
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