MASTERFUL SOUND, EXTRAORDINARY CREATIVE POWER
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
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.