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Boss DD-500 Digital Delay

  • Boss DD-500 Digital Delay

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Boss DD-500 Digital Delay

Filled with newly developed BOSS technology, the DD-500 is the most powerful and versatile stompbox delay ever created. This incredible sound-creation toolbox offers 12 distinctive delay modes with exceptional audio quality, plus deep editing controls, a graphic display, patch memories, MIDI, and much more. From basic echo to dead-on emulations of classic delays to incredibly lush spatial textures that take your breath away, the DD-500 will launch your music places you never thought possible.

  • Studio-level stereo sound with 32-bit/96 kHz processing throughout
  • 12 versatile delay modes from vintage to modern deliver unlimited creative possibilities
  • Unrivaled real-time expression with customizable control settings for onboard and external switches
  • Graphic LCD for easy, intuitive operation while performing and editing
  • Onboard patch memories and hands-on controls
  • Equipped with a built-in Phrase Looper, MIDI, USB, and more
  • Selectable buffered or true-bypass operation
  • Runs on four AA-size batteries or PSA-series AC adapter
Standard-Clear digital delay.
Analog-Emulates classic analog "BBD" delays like the BOSS DM series.
Tape-Emulates the warm sound of tape-based delay units, including the Maestro Echoplex and legendary Roland RE-201 Space Echo.
Vintage Digital-Emulations of early digital delays from the 1980s, including Roland's famous SDE-2000 and SDE-3000 rack units and the BOSS DD-2, the original stompbox digital delay.
Dual-Two different delay lines that can be connected in series or parallel.
Pattern-Sixteen different delay lines that can be set independently for all types of unique rhythmic effects.
Reverse-Backwards delay for cool psychedelic effects and other unique tones.
SFX-"Special effects" delay with a highly unique sound character.
Shimmer-Pitch-shifted delays for lush, heavenly textures.
Filter-Delay with a sweeping filter.
Slow Attack-Ethereal delays that fade in with playing dynamics.
Tera Echo-Spacious, animated ambience effect derived from the innovative BOSS TE-2 pedal.

The following functions can be assigned to the DD-500's onboard TAP/CTL switch and/or optional external footswitches. These assignments are stored as part of a patch.

Tap-Set the delay in time with a song's tempo.
Hold-The delay's feedback is held continuously while the switch is pressed.
Warp-Increases the delay's feedback and level simultaneously for powerful expressive effects.
Twist-Adjusts multiple delay parameters with a single press, creating wild sounds similar to twisting the panel knobs in real time.
Moment-Outputs the delay sound only when you hold down the switch.
Roll 1/2-Cuts the delay time to 1/2 of the current setting when you hold down the switch.
Roll 1/4-Cuts the delay time to 1/4 of the current setting when you hold down the switch.
Roll 1/8-Cuts the delay time to 1/8 of the current setting when you hold down the switch.
Fade In-Fades in the delay sound.
Fade Out-Fades out the delay sound.
Assign 1-8-Allows you to assign and control up to eight different delay parameters at once.