Both of these pedals offer a wide variety of effects and functions in a single box and feature graphic LCD screens and real-time control options. The RV-500 includes 21 different reverb types ranging from standard to advanced and features Roland classics such as the SRV-2000 Reverb and RE-201 Space Echo.The MD-500 contains 28 modulation algorithms, which include classic BOSS effects such as the CE-1 Chorus and SL-20 Slicer. They also include a ‘Simul’ mode that allows the player to use two different patches at the same time.
Both boxes run with 32-bit AD/DA conversion and have a large range of software editing capabilities, they contain MIDI input and output for interfacing with MIDI control devices, and a type B USB computer port.
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