BOSS RC-1 Loop Station


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Straightforward and easy to operate

Newly designed loop indicator displays the current loop mode (Rec/Overdub/Play)

Runs on a single 9-volt alkaline battery (approximately 4.5 hours of battery life)

Can be used with an optional AC adaptor (PSA series: sold separately)

12 minutes of stereo recording time

Stereo inputs and outputs

Flexible external footswitch options

Recorded phrase is retained in memory even after the RC-1 is turned off

One of BOSS’ easiest and most popular Loop Stations in the market, the RC-1 guitar effects pedal has been an easily accessible station to use, the best since BOSS introduced the RC-20 in 2001.

A dependable and durable effects pedal, the BOSS RC-1 now incorporates a 24 segment LED laid out on the top panel, enabling easy determination between modes. Capable of capturing extended performance, the BOSS RC-1 can be connected to stereo instruments like synthesisers with ease. The RC-1 is straightforward and easy to use loop station that offers up a fun experience for the user of any experience level.


Maximum Recording TimeApprox. 12 minutes
ControlsPedal switch, LEVEL knob
IndicatorsCHECK indicator, LOOP indicator
ConnectorsINPUT A (MONO) jack: 1/4-inch phone type | INPUT B jack: 1/4-inch phone type | OUTPUT A (MONO) jack: 1/4-inch phone type | OUTPUT B jack: 1/4-inch phone type | STOP/UNDO jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type | DC IN jack
Power SupplyAlkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61), AC adaptor (sold separately)
Current Draw95 mA
Expected battery life under continuous use (These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.)Alkaline – Approx. 3 hours
AccessoriesOwner’s manual, Leaflet (“USING THE UNIT SAFELY,” “IMPORTANT NOTES,” and “Information”), Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61)
Dimensions73 mm (2-7/8″) W X 129 mm (5-1/8″) D X 59 mm (2-3/8″) H
Weight440 g (1 lb)