Loop Station

Mini Loop Station with Big Features


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Mini Loop Station with Big Features

No company creates Loop Stations like BOSS. Already in heavy demand around the world are the medium-sized BOSS RC-20XL and the deluxe, extra-wide RC-50. Now comes an ultra-compact member of the RC family, the RC-2. House in a compact-pedal case, the RC-2 puts a surprising amount of features in a small stompbox.

  • - Up to 16 minutes of record time
  • - Loop Quantize for easy loop-phrase recording
  • - Realistic Guide-Tone drum patterns built in
  • - Easy, logical overdubbing and navigation
  • - Undo / Redo function
  • - 11 phrases can be stored and recalled
  • - AUX input to capture phrases from external audio device
  • - External pedal input

Record, Layer, Loop, & Store

The RC-2 can record and store up to 16 mono minutes of audio at a time, either from your own instrument or other external input devices, such as MP3 players / recorders. Each of your layered loop creations can be stored to one of 11 internal patch preset locations.

Feature Rich

It records, layers, and loops, but the RC-2 also provides a wealth of other handy and powerful features, such as a jam-along Rhythm Guide, Auto Start, Tap Tempo, Loop Quantize, and Undo / Redo.

Friendly Operation

In traditional BOSS fashion, the RC-2 benefits from a clean and friendly user interface. As powerful as this little Loop Station is, it's a dream to operate. Thanks to its clearly labeled buttons and knobs, the RC-2 puts everything directly under your fingertips, with no hidden menus or commands to impede the creative process.

Pedalboard Ready

Thousands of guitarists rely on BOSS’s ultra convenient BCB-series pedalboards for organizing their effects pedals. Due to its standard compact-pedal shape and size, the RC-2 fits perfectly alongside other BOSS pedals. Great for fast setup and convenient transportation.

Meet the Family

Thanks to the RC-2, there’s now a BOSS Loop Station for every size and budget. With the super-deluxe RC-50 at the top of the line, and the twin-size RC-20XL in the middle of the range, the RC-2 represents the most compact and affordable Loop Station.

Pedal switch, PHRASE LEVEL knob, GUIDE LEVEL knob, PHRASE SELECT knob, TAP TEMPO (ENTER / SELECT) button, MODE knob
CHECK indicator, LOOP / ONE SHOT indicator, REC / PLAY / DUB indicator, TAP TEMPO / SELECT / ENTER indicator
INPUT jack, OUTPUT jack, STOP / TEMPO jack, AUX IN jack, AC adaptor jack (DC 9 V)
Nominal Input Level
-20 dBu
Input Impedance
1 M ohms
Nominal Output Level
-20 dBu
Output Impedance
1 k ohms
Recommended Load Impedance
10 k ohms or greater
Power Supply
DC 9 V: Dry battery / 9 V type (6F22 (carbon), 6LR61 (alkaline)), AC Adaptor (PSA-series: optional)
Current Draw
50 mA (DC 9 V), * Expected battery life under continuous use: Carbon: 2 hours, Alkaline: 6 hours, These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.
Owner's Manual, Leaflet (“USING THE UNIT SAFELY,” “IMPORTANT NOTES,” and “Information”), Dry battery / 9 V
AC Adaptor (PSA-series), Foot Switch FS-5U, FS-6

Size and Weight

Width (W)
73 mm2-7/8 inches
Depth (D)
129 mm5-1/8 inches
Height (H)
59 mm2-3/8 inches
420 g0 lbs. 15 oz.

* 0 dBu= 0.775 Vrms

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.


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