TWIN STEREO TRACKS, BUILT-IN EFFECTS, & PRO I/O BOSS celebrates the 10th anniversary of the LoopStation with an exciting new lineup of RC-series loopers! First out of the gate is the RC-30, a Twin Pedal multitrack looper with two synchronized stereo tracks and built-in loop effects. Plug in your instrument of choice, or even a microphone; an XLR input is provided, complete with phantom power. Record for up to three hours direct to internal memory, adding effects as you go. The USB 2.0 port lets you save your loops externally, and import/export WAV files.

BOSS RC-30 Loop Station

SKU: rc30
  • Nominal Input Level

    MIC IN: -40 dBu (variable)
    INST IN: -20 dBu
    AUX IN: -10 dBu

    Input Impedance

    MIC IN: 4 k ohms
    INST IN: 1 M ohm
    AUX IN: 22 k ohms

    Nominal Output Level

    -20 dBu

    Output Impedance

    1 k ohm

    Recommended Load Impedance

    10 k ohms or greater


    Maximum Recording Time: Approximately 3 hours
    Maximum Phrase Memory: 99 phrases
    Number of tracks: 2
    Data Format: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear, stereo)

    Rhythm Type

    Hi-Hat, Kick & Hi-Hat, Rock 1, Rock 2, Pop, Funk, Shuffle, R&B, Latin, Percussion

    Effect Type


    USB Interface

    Hi-Speed USB mass storage device class


    REC/PLAY/OVERDUB pedal switch, STOP/TAP TEMPO pedal switch, MIC INPUT LEVEL knob, MEMORY DOWN button, MEMORY UP button, MEMORY WRITE button, MEMORY DELETE button, RHYTHM OUTPUT LEVEL knob, RHYTHM ON/OFF button, RHYTHM TYPE button, RHYTHM TAP TEMPO button, TRACK 1 slider, TRACK 1 SELECT button, TRACK 2 slider, TRACK 2 SELECT button, LOOP FX ON/OFF, LOOP FX TYPE button, PHANTOM switch


    POWER indicator, REC/PLAY (DUB) indicators, PEAK indicator, TRACK 1 STATUS indicator, TRACK 2 STATUS indicator, BEND DOWN indicator, STEP PHASER indicator, SWEEP FILTER indicator, TEMPO DELAY indicator, Lo-Fi indicator


    7 segments, 2 characters (LED)


    MIC IN Jack: XLR type (balanced/phantom power: DC 48 V, 10 mA),
    INST IN Jacks (L/MONO, R): 1/4" phone type,
    AUX IN Jack: Stereo miniature phone type,
    OUTPUT Jacks (L/MONO, R): 1/4" phone type,
    FOOT SW Jack: 1/4" TRS phone type,
    USB Connector,
    DC IN Jack (DC 9 V)

    Power Supply

    DC 9 V: Alkaline (AA, LR6) or Carbon-zinc battery (AA, R6) x 6, 
    AC Adaptor (PSA series: sold separately)
    * Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries cannot be used.

    Current Draw

    Maximum 195 mA (DC 9 V)

    Expected battery life under continuous use

    Alkaline battery (AA, LR6): Approx. 7.5 hours
    Carbon-zinc battery (AA, R6): Approx. 1.5 hours
    These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.

    Included Accessories

    Owner’s Manual, Leaflet ("USING THE UNIT SAFELY," "IMPORTANT NOTES," and "Information"), Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 6