With six stereo phrase tracks and a huge range of onboard effects, the BOSS RC-600 Loop Station represents huge creative potential for modern loop artists. With two mic inputs, two instrument inputs, and three assignable stereo outputs, you have all the routing options you could ask for onstage or in the studio. Thanks to a comprehensive assortment of onboard effects, as well as the RC-600’s class-leading 32-bit sound quality, you’ll be looping with superior sonics and little need for external effects or processing. And with deep MIDI control support, the BOSS RC-600 Loop Station is ready to integrate with advanced setups for live performance.
Whether you’re a solo singer/songwriter, an improvisational electronic musician, an avant-garde guitarist, or any other type of loop artist, the BOSS RC-600 Loop Station offers the connectivity you need. Vocalists will appreciate its pair of mic inputs, each with phantom power to support studio-quality condenser mics. Dual inputs are available for guitarists and bassists, and they also support line level for synthesizers and other electronic instruments. And with this many input options, Music Experience is pleased to report that you also have flexibility on the output routing side of things, with a pair of stereo sub-outputs in addition to the main stereo output.
The RC-600 offers a ton of exploratory options for your loop phrases. A total of 49 input effects are available to shape your sound on the way in. Plus, once you have a loop going, you have 53 different track effects types to play with. Up to four effects can be used simultaneously for each loop section, offering practically unlimited effects potential without having to integrate external effects processors.
With 99 memory slots — each containing six phrase tracks, custom effects and playback settings, control assignments, and other customizations — the RC-600 Loop Station has the storage you need to load up for a performance. The RC-600 also offers advanced connectivity for integrating with larger setups. MIDI I/O is ready to keep your loops sync’d with a DAW or a MIDI sequencer; a pair of external control jacks — supporting two footswitches or one expression pedal each — further expand your ability to control the RC-600 remotely. BOSS knows that the needs of loop artists vary widely, which is why the RC-600 packs the connectivity and control options required to integrate with practically any type of live performance or studio workflow.
Meet the RC-600, the most advanced looper on the planet. Loaded with evolved features and customizable functions, this next-generation Loop Station ushers in a new era of creative power for guitarists, singer/songwriters, multi-instrumentalists, and other looping musicians. Capture multiple mics and instruments with six stereo tracks and premium 32-bit sound, and take full command with nine freely assignable footswitches and deep external control support. And that’s just the start—you can also color loops with a massive FX selection, groove with onboard rhythms, route audio as you like to the three stereo outputs, integrate with computer software via USB, and much more.
With the immense capabilities of the RC-600 at your feet, you can realize complex and sophisticated loop performances like never before. Use the six tracks in series or parallel for different musical structures, and build crystal-clear layers with the next-generation audio engine. Process sounds before and after capture with a huge range of FX, including time-based FX that automatically sync with loops and the built-in rhythms. Tap into unprecedented control with nine footswitches and the ability to instantly recall different assignments with three pedal modes. And if that’s not enough, you can go even further with the RC-600’s rich external control options.
The RC-600 is highly customizable, allowing you to configure the looper to perfectly suit your personal workflow. The footswitches and pedal modes feature a multitude of assignable CTL parameters that include track operations, FX and rhythm functions, tap tempo, and more. In some cases, you can use a single footswitch to trigger different functions with a press, hold, or double-click. Two control jacks are available for external footswitches or expression pedals, and each has its own dedicated set of parameters. There's also an Assign function to set up 16 different controls for hardware and MIDI operation. And with seven top-level screen variations, you can get real-time feedback on a variety of current operations.
With 49 Input FX and 53 Track FX to choose from, your RC-600 performances will always be evocative and exciting. There’s a world of sonic colors on tap, including versatile effects from the vast BOSS library, a guitar-to-bass simulator, and a wide range of powerful vocal FX. The Track FX also include cool DJ-style effects like Beat Scatter, Vinyl Flick, and others. Up to four Input FX and Track FX can be used at once, and you can store banks of four in each section for quick recall, along with toggle or momentary button settings for each type.
Packed with versatile connectivity, the RC-600 is ready for any loop performance style. You have two XLR mic inputs plus two mono/stereo input pairs for guitars, keyboards, drum machines, and various audio devices, along with an input mixer with two mic compressors and dedicated channel EQs. Three stereo output pairs, a headphones output, and an output mixer are also available, complete with assignable routing options and master reverb and compressor effects. It’s even possible to use the audio I/O to patch in external effects to process one or more loops. And via USB, you can integrate with computer DAWs and use BOSS Tone Studio to import and export WAV loops.
The RC-600 features a wide selection of organic rhythms with dynamic real-time functionality. There are over 200 patterns in styles ranging from rock, pop, and acoustic to Latin, jazz, and electronica, and each includes four variations to keeps things interesting. Intros and endings are also available if you want them, plus automatic fills to transition between sections. Can’t find what you need? Then import your own SMF rhythms over USB with the dedicated RC Rhythm Converter software. And with 16 different kits, you can groove with everything from light percussion and brush tones to heavy rock and electronic dance sounds.
The RC-600 also offers many new creative details inspired by longtime Loop Station users. Three different overdub modes are available—including one that lets you replace the current sound in a loop track while it’s playing—plus a new Bounce In function for capturing multiple tracks into one. Undo/redo has also been enhanced with Mark Back, which lets you instantly jump back to a previous loop state that you’ve flagged. Half and double speed options are also on hand, along with the ability to adjust the overall playback speed with or without pitch change. Additionally, it’s now possible to assign the Auto Rec function to a footswitch for quick activation whenever you need it.
Get loopy with the amazing RC-600 Loop Station pedal from BOSS!
|99 memories, 6 phrases per memory
|1.5 hours (1-track), 13 hours (max memory total)
|200 x Rhythm Patterns, 16 x Drum Kits
|49 x Input FX, 53 x Multi-FX
|2 x XLR (mic 1/2), 4 x 1/4" (stereo instrument 1/2)
|2 x 1/4" (stereo main out), 4 x 1/4" (stereo sub out 1/2)
1 x 1/4"
1 x Type B
2 x 1/4" TRS (control/expression)
WAV file audio (backup via USB)
BOSS Tone Studio, RC Rhythm Converter
AC adapter (included)
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