Boss MD-500 Modulation Pedal

Boss
$529.90
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Boss' MD-500 modulation pedal delivers nearly any type of modulation effect a musician could want, and then some. Included are 28 different algorithms with intensive programming parameters, offering a nearly limitless sound palette to create with. And with class-defying 32-bit AD/DA, 32-bit floating point processing, and 96 kHz sampling rate throughout, you'll enjoy pristine sound quality that extends beyond the capabilities of the very best studio hardware.


• Studio-level sound with first-in-class 32-bit AD/DA, 32-bit floating point processing, and 96 kHz sampling rate
• 12 modes and 28 modulation types, all with deep editing parameters
• Classic mod effects and BOSS originals, newly enhanced with cutting-edge technology
• A/B Simul mode for using two patches at once, with your choice of series/parallel connection and mixed or split A/B output
• Insert Loop function allows you to use mod effects before, after, or around drive pedals
• Graphic LCD and intensive real-time control options
• 297 onboard patch memories and hands-on controls
• Selectable buffered-bypass or true-bypass operation
• MIDI I/O for interfacing with MIDI control devices
• USB-MIDI for connecting to the MD-500 Editor/Librarian or a DAW
• Runs on four AA-size batteries or PSA-series AC adapter


SPECIFICATIONS:
Sampling Frequency: 96 kHz

AD/DA Conversion: 32 bits

Processing: 32-bit floating point

Modes: 
12 modes
CHORUS
FLANGER
PHASER
CLASSIC VIBE
VIBRATO
TREMOLO
DIMENSION
RING MOD
ROTARY
FILTER
SLICER
OVERTONE

Memory: 198 (99 banks x 2 [A] [B]), 297 (99 banks x 3 [A] [B] [C])

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)

Controls:
A switch, B switch, TAP/CTL switch
DOWN button, UP button, EXIT button, EDIT button
MODE knob, RATE/VALUE knob, DEPTH knob, E.LEVEL knob, PARAM 1 knob, PARAM 2 knob

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

Connectors: 
INPUT (A/MONO, B) jacks, 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
MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors
DC IN jack

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

Current Draw: 225 mA

Expected battery life under continuous use: Alkaline: Approx. 4.5 hours
* These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.

INCLUDED ACCESSORIES:
Owner's manual
Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4


SIZE AND WEIGHT:
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