Boss DD-500 Digital Delay

$434.00

Filled with newly developed BOSS technology, the Boss DD-500 is the most powerful and versatile stompbox delay ever created.

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Description

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.

DD-500 Version 2 Software: New and Improved Control Parameters, Routing Options, and Effects for Increased Performance Flexibility.

The feature-packed Version 2 software update brings powerful new performance enhancements and unparalleled flexibility to the DD-500. Even more control has been added, with an improved A/B simultaneous mode for advanced routing as well as new Series and Parallel modes. Five new effect types have been added to the current delay algorithms, plus many updated parameters common to all modes. The update also offers lots of user-requested features, including additional MIDI controls, new modulation types, a feedback loop function for inserting external effects, adjustable input and output levels, selectable EQ position, and more.

  • 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
DD-500 DELAY MODES
  • 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.
Sampling Frequency:   96 kHz
AD/DA Conversion:    32 bits
Maximum Delay Time:   10 Seconds (Depending on Delay Mode)
Phrase Loop:   60 sec. (96 kHz/MONO, 48 kHz/STEREO)
 120 sec. (48 kHz/MONO)
 Delay can be applied.
Patches:   198 (99 banks x 2 [A] [B]), 297 (99 banks x 3 [A] [B] [C])
Connectors:   INPUT A/MONO, B jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
 OUTPUT A/MONO, B jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
 CTL 1,2/EXP jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
 USB COMPUTER port: USB type B USB-MIDI
 MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors
 DC IN jack
Current Draw:   200 mA
Battery Life Under Continuous Use:   Alkaline: Approx. 7 hours
Power Supply:   Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4
 AC adaptor
Options (Sold Separately)   AC adaptor: PSA series
 Footswitch: BOSS FS-5U, FS-5L
 Dual Footswitch: BOSS FS-6, FS-7
 Expression Pedal: BOSS FV-500H, FV-500L, Roland EV-5

This product is covered by a 5 year manufacturer warranty.

Although we are not authorised to determine if any repair is covered under warranty, if the item was purchased through World of Music, then we are often the best people to facilitate the claim for you and will do so as timely as possible. Warranty does not apply to cosmetic damage or faults that are a result of user neglect. Although your mate is really handy with a soldering iron, any product modification or home repair will also result in a void warranty.

Quite often, something perceived as a fault is as simple as a faulty cable or power issue so we always suggest checking over Frequently Asked Questions on the manufacturer website first. It can be a helpful approach to getting to the bottom of a problem and save you a lot of time in getting your gear back up and running!

This item ships via Australia Post; fully insured for your piece of mind. Orders require a signature on delivery and we suggest using an address where someone will be present for the speediest delivery time. For delivery attempts where no one is present, your order will be taken to your allocated Australia Post location for pickup. A card will be left with instructions of where and when you can collect your order.