Roland releases new Loop Station RC-505

edited April 2013 in General

Tabletop Loop Station that can be operated with the hands, perfect for beatboxers, vocalists, and club performers

Five simultaneous stereo phrase tracks, with dedicated controls and independent volume faders

Wide range of Input FX and Track FX for processing loops, including DJ and sampler-style effects

Independent play mode and tempo sync settings enable a flexible combination of track behaviors and advanced performance options

99 phrase memories, each containing five phrase tracks, custom effects/playback settings, and more

85 onboard rhythm patterns, including odd-measure beats

External control via MIDI and optional footswitches or expression pedal

USB for phrase import/export with computers; USB audio/MIDI functionality for integration with DAW software

XLR mic input with phantom power, mono/stereo instrument inputs, and stereo AUX input


  • The demo video on that Roland link looks pretty cool! But ... I personally am getting tired of drum tracks created by someone spitting into a microphone. What if that guy sells that mic on e-bay. Would you wanna buy it?

    For example.

  • You're silly.

  • edited April 2013

    Semi - on topic

    Watch if you dare ;-) Beardyman. Then consider - what is the software like?

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