Boss RC-5 Loop Station

Effects Pedal for Electric Guitar and Electric Bass

  • Looper
  • High quality sound with 32 bit AD / DA and 32 bit floating point processing
  • 13 Hours of recording time
  • Multicoloured backlit LCD display for displaying the loop status and the processing parameters
  • Reverse function
  • 7 Different drum kits and 57 preset rhythms with A / B variations
  • Advanced control via external foot switches, expression pedal or MIDI
  • 99 Phrase memories
  • Saving and loading WAV loops via USB
  • Controls: Memory / Loop Level
  • Push buttons: Memory, Setup, Rhythm On / Off and Rhythm Tempo
  • Footswitch: Looping functions pedal with record, overdub, play, stop and undo / redo
  • Power supply with a 9 V battery or a 9 V DC power adapter (not included - suitable power supply: Art.409939)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 73 x 129 x 56 mm
  • Weight: 405 g

Connections:

  • Inputs A / Mono & B: 2x 6.3 mm jack
  • Outputs A / Mono & B: 2x 6.3 mm jack
  • Stop / Memory: 6.3 mm stereo jack
  • Midi In / Out: 2x 3.5 mm stereo jack
  • USB B Type
  • Power supply connection: barrel connector 5.5 x 2.1 mm, negative polarity inside

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Jeff The Fish, 23.05.2021
Never used another looper so I'm not an expert.. it took me a while watching youtube videos to figure out how to use it (not all the features etc are in the instruction leaflet) but I have the hang of it now. I use it for recording riffs and ideas and it's perfect for that. I'm very happy.
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Igneo, 14.04.2021
If you started with a looper, this is for you. You have time, pulse and 13 hours to record your tracks. Besides it is very transportable

I am very satisfied. Thank you
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Ich wollte doch nur einen Looper!
Felix174, 02.01.2021
Ich wollte einen Looper, um mir Backingtracks zur Verbesserung meines Solospiels aufzunehmen oder um beim Songwriting Ideen festzuzhalten und auszuprobieren. Ich hatte schon einmal eine RC3 (und auch die RC1 schon kennengelernt) und dachte, ich kann hier mit dem Nachfolgemodell nichts falsch machen. Zumal die Schlagzeug-Beats im RC5 verlockend schienen.
Der RC5 kommt Boss-typisch guter Verarbeitung und mit schickem Display, das je nach Funktion oder Status in drei oder vier Farben leuchtet, 4 Druckknöpfen und einem Fußtaster (und verschiedenen Stereo- und Midi-Ein- und Ausgängen). Für Alleinunterhalter, die sich damit Begleittracks einspielen oder für Leute die damit Homerecorduing betreiben wollen ist der RC5 zweifellos toll. Für mich ist der RC5 aber ein Engineering-Fail von Boss. Tap Tempo per Finger-Druckknopf (hä?), kein einfaches Metronom (zumindest keines, was man sofort finden würde), ein umfangreiches Menu, durch das man sich mit 4 Druckknöpfen und einem Dreh-Druckknopf wühlen muss, teils kryptische Bezeichnungen im Menü. Man muss sich zudem merken, welchen Knopf man für was 1x kurz, 2x kurz oder doch 1x lang drücken muss. Besonderes Schmankerl: Um die Lautstärke von Loops oder Drumbeats (jeweils separat) anzupassen, muss man sich ins Menü drücken (2x kurz oder 1x lang, oder wie war das gleich?), um dann per dreh-Druckknopf die gewünschte Lautstärke einzustellen. Hat man den Looper im FX-Loop des Amps, sind einem bis dahin schon die Ohren abgefallen, weil natürlich alles auf 100 ballert. Die beigelegte Kurzanleitung ist ein Witz. Man kann sich da sicher reinfuchsen und Spaß mit dem RC5 haben, wie andere, die das Ding hier vor mir bewertet haben. Ich gebe nach drei kurzen Tests aber auf, schicke es wohl zurück und besorge mir irgendwo einen RC1. Ich will Gitarre spielen und mich nicht mit Technik rumschlagen.
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Ohre Two, 01.05.2021
Je n'ai pas énormément de référence en matière de séquenceur de ce type bien que je fasse un usage intensif depuis des années de mon fidèle Digitech Jamman Stéréo.

Je cherchais un modèle compact pour mon pedalboard de bass.

Mes critères étaient les E/S stéréo ainsi que la possibilité d'importer et de synchroniser avec précisions mes propres beats. Mon choix c'est donc orienté vers ce modèle étant le seul à répondre à mes besoins dans un format simple pédale.

Points positifs :

La qualité sonore est au rdv, le son est bien restitué : il y a heureusement eu énormément de progrès depuis la RC20 sur ce point important.

La RC-5 me bluffe vraiment par la multitude de possibilités, notamment au niveau des arrangements de boites à rythme, on peut choisir le genre, les variations, le timbre, le volume, le tempo et l'égalisation des beats. Si bien que, pour l'instant, je me contente d'explorer et de façonner les beats intégrés avant d'importer les miens, j'ai quand même fait un essai d'import via usb avec le logiciel "BOSS TONE STUDIO for RC" qui fonctionne plutôt bien. Attention à bien étalonner le volume de la boucle importée.

Points négatifs :

Les menus et sous-menus ne sont pas franchement intuitifs et nécessitent un temps d'adaptation. Rien de bien méchant, on s'y fait : la pédale est compacte donc, forcément, ça se paye quelque part.

Ensuite, l'unique potar est très sensible, attention où vous placez la pédale dans le cas d'une utilisation sur un pedalboard. Je l'avais placé en bas du pedalboard mais le simple fait d'effleurer ce potar en allant actionner la pédale que j'avais positionné au dessus, me faisait passer à la boucle suivante ou précédente, pas cool. J'ai résolu le problème en positionnant la RC-5 en haut à gauche : ainsi j'accède facilement au port USB et aux sorties pour les diriger vers mon ampli et/ou ma carte son.

Bref, une fois bien positionnée et domptée, cette pédale est vraiment complète et précise ! Je recommande sans hésitez pour vous cherchez un format compact et robuste façon BOSS : un tank.
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