Boss RC-505

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Amazing Toy
FluffyPuff, 15.12.2018
Right out of the box the RC-505 felt surprisingly like a poor quality device. Cheap plastic housing and sketchy faders were definitely a big turn off at first, but I still decided to keep it due to the vast array of easy to learn features which are just absolutely amazing.
I loved how fast I was able to put down my ideas with nearly endless combinations of effects without limitations in loop length and addable overdub layers. It was awesome how easily I could just let my inspiration flow intuitively without using a computer, which is very important for me creatively. Well, now 5 years of heavy use have passed and my loopstation is pretty much useless with one broken fader, 3 input FX buttons dont respond anymore and worst of all the internal amp has grown very noisy to a point where I cant use it for my live performances anymore. The mic and inst gain knobs (tried to clean them) make loud popping noises that make me fear for my speaker every time I touch them. Overall I still think the investment was worth it, I dont think that it ever was suitable for serious studio use but I also haven't seen anything as flexible as this from similar products. I travelled around the world with this thing and had a great time jamming with various artists. Hopefully the next modell will be more heavy duty like the rc-300.
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Broke after almost two years
AiswithoutDevice, 11.08.2020
Loopstation broke after one and a half years, and after almost 6 weeks they are still fixing it, its suppose to be 3-4 weeks. So before buying it consider waiting two or more months for them to fix it.
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The best looper so far!
André Lopes, 21.01.2020
I used other loopers and this is the best so far. The five tracks is the best feature.

Only problem is that the buttons are only suitable to use by hand, since it was created thinking in beatboxers. If you want to record a guitar live, you need to add a foot switch or you will ruin the loopstation. There is a way to do it by setting record tempo and pre-record timer (still using the hands) but would be great to have stronger and reliable buttons/structure to use the feet, like the older RC loopstations
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surinder, 30.08.2019
very nice iten and very fast arriving to portugal
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Cool but plastic
1717, 15.05.2019
I would love it to be more robust, but is a very good tool.
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Very flexible looper
26.07.2016
Seems to be the best looper on the market. Each track can be looped or in "one-shot" mode. Synced with others or independent. You can set it up exactly as you want.
You can adjust input gain and output volume.
So I'm extremely happy with it.

There are just 2 things I don't like about it:
1). effects are awful
2). it's plastic and doesn't feel solid
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Awesome
The Gentlegang, 18.09.2019
Amazing tool for improvising, practicing, creating and saving new ideas. I wish the casing was not plastic so I could be a little more confident when taking it on the road.
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