Boss DD-500 Digital Delay Pedal

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Product Description, Features, & Specs:

Boss DD-500 Digital Delay Pedal


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 sound with class-leading 32-bit AD/DA, 32-bit floating point processing, and 96 kHz sampling rate
  • 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-bypass or true-bypass operation
  • Runs on four AA-size batteries or PSA-series AC adapter
  • Dedicated editor software available

    DD-500 Version 2 Software Newly Added Features
  • Improved A/B Simul mode with more flexible control and input/output options
  • Five newly added effects, including vintage Binson Echorec 2, touch-responsive filter delay, and more
  • Additional detailed tone-editing parameters such as feedback damp and modulation mode
  • More flexible routing options with the new Insert Loop function, selectable EQ insertion position, expanded independent delay connection modes, and more
  • Enhanced effects with extended parameters and sound quality refinements, including stereo pitch shifters and overtone effects for Shimmer mode, effect targets for Slow Attack mode, and more


    Sampling Frequency:  96 kHz

    AD/DA Conversion:  32 bits

    Processing:  32-bit floating point

    Delay Modes  

    • 12 modes
    • ANALOG
    • TAPE
    • DUAL
    • FILTER
    • SFX

    Maximum delay time:  10 sec.(depends 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])

    Pedals:  Foot switch x 3 [A][B][TAP/CTL]


    • MODE
    • E.LEVEL
    • TONE

    Display:  Graphic LCD (128 x 64 dots, backlit LCD) x 1

    Nominal Input Level:  INPUT A/MONO, B: -10 dBu

    Maximum Input Level:  INPUT A/MONO, B: +8 dBu

    Input Impedance:  INPUT A/MONO, B: 1 M ohm

    Nominal Output Level:  OUTPUT A/MONO, B: -10 dBu

    Maximum Output Level:  OUTPUT A/MONO, B: +8 dBu

    Output Impedance:  OUTPUT A/MONO, B: 2 k ohms

    Recommended Load Impedance

    OUTPUT A/MONO, B: 20 k ohms or greater

    Bypass:  Buffered bypass or True bypass (with relays)


    • 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

    Power Supply:  Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4
    AC adaptor

    Current Draw:  200 mA

    Expected battery life under continuous use (These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.)

    • Alkaline: Approx. 7 hours

    Accessories:  Owner's manual
    Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4

    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


    • Width:  170 mm/6-3/4 inches
    • Depth:  138 mm/5-7/16 inches
    • Height:  62 mm/2-1/2 inches
    • Weight (including battery):  1.0 kg/2 lbs 4 oz.

    * 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms



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      SKU: DD-500
      Vendor: Boss
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