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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 Delay Modes
¢ Standard”Clear digital delay.
¢ Analog”Emulates classic analog œBBD 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”œSpecial 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.
DD-500 Assignable Control Functions
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.