Loop Station

Create and Play Back Guitar and Bass Loops On the Fly!


BOSS Loop Station World Championship 3(1/25/2013)
BOSS Loop Station World Championship 3
Held at the House of Blues® in Anaheim, California, the event coincided with the NAMM Show 2013.
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Create and Play Back Guitar and Bass Loops On the Fly!

The RC-20 Loop Station is the first compact phrase recording and sampling pedal that's actually easy to use. A long sampling time of up to 5 minutes, helpful Guide Click and Loop Quantize functions, Realtime Tempo Change and hands-free control make the RC-20 a "must-own" pedal for guitarists, bassists and other musicians looking to create and play back loops on the fly.

  • - Phrase Recording/Sampling pedal for creating and playing back loops
  • - Guide Click and Loop Quantize allow for creation of perfect loops using footpedals
  • - Realtime Tempo Change adjusts loop tempo without changing pitch
  • - Overdub function for creation of "sound-on-sound" loops
  • - Save 10 looped phrases and 1 "one-shot" phrase at power-off; 5 min. 30 seconds total sampling time
  • - Mic input, Instrument input and Auxiliary input
  • - Reverse function for reverse loop playback on the fly

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Nominal Input Level
INPUT: -20 dBu (variable)
MIC: -40 dBu (variable)
AUX IN: -10 dBu
Input Impedance
INPUT: 1 M ohms
MIC: 1 k ohms
AUX IN: 47 k ohms
Nominal Output Level
OUTPUT: -20 dBu
Output Impedance
1 k ohms
Recommended Load Impedance
10 k ohms or greater
Internal Memory Recording Time
5 min. 30 sec. (max.), 10 loop phrases + 1 one-shot phrase (max.)
INST Jack, MIC Jack, AUX IN Jack (Stereo miniature phone type), PHRASE SHIFT Jack, REVERSE Jack, OUTPUT Jack
Power Supply
DC 9V: Dry battery (AA type) x 6, AC Adaptor
Current Draw
85 mA (9V max.) (Expected battery life under continuous use; [Carbon: 9 hours], [Alkaline: 25 hours] These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.)
Owner's Manual, Dry battery (AA type) x 6 (We recommend that alkaline batteries be used when replacing the batteries.), Sound Library for RC-20 (Sample Phrase CD)

Size and Weight (incl. batteries)

Width (W)
173 mm6-13/16 inches
Depth (D)
158 mm6-1/4 inches
Height (H)
57 mm2-1/4 inches
1.2 kg2 lbs. 11 oz.

* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms.

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.


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