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Boss XT-2 Xtortion

Boss XT-2 Xtortion The XT-2 is a love or hate type of distortion pedal. It's got a very hard edged distortion that sounds a bit different from ...

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Boss WP-20G Wave Processor

Boss WP-20G Wave Processor roland.co.uk 2005: The BOSS WP-20G Wave Processor and OC-20G Poly Octave represent a major breakthrough in guitar ...

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Boss VB-2 Vibrato

Boss VB-2 Vibrato The VB-2 pitches the sound up and down to create a vibrato effect. In latch mode, the vibrato effect stays on. In unlatch mode ...

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Boss TW-1 T Wah

Boss TW-1 T Wah The T stands for "Touch" and the early TW-1's actually had the text Touch Wah written on them instead of T Wah. The TW-1 was ...

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Boss TU-2 Chromatic Tuner

Boss TU-2 Chromatic Tuner Customers had asked for a tuner in compact pedal format for a long time when Boss finally decided to make one, 1998. To ...

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Boss TR-2 Tremolo

Boss TR-2 Tremolo The PN-2's replacement has a little fewer features than its predecessor. Gone is the stereo in and outputs and gone is the ...

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Boss SYB-5 Bass Synthesizer

Boss SYB-5 Bass Synthesizer The SYB-5 features a brand new DSP circuit and has 11 different synth modes. As with the SYB-3, the SYB-5 doesn't need ...

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Boss SYB-3 Bass Synthesizer

Boss SYB-3 Bass Synthesizer The SYB-3 is the first bass synthesizer in a compact floor pedal design. Touch a string on the bass once and the SYB-3 ...

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Boss SP-1 Spectrum

Boss SP-1 Spectrum the SP-1 is a parametric equalizer with one frequency band only. The spectrum knob sets the frequency range in the interval ...

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Boss SL-20 Slicer

Boss SL-20 Slicer The Slicer effect was first found in the GT-6 Guitar Processor. The slicer interupts the sound to create the impression that a ...

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Boss SG-1 Slow Gear

Boss SG-1 Slow Gear The SG-1 filters out the attack of your note, and swells the volume automatically. There are only 2 controls, one for the ...

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Boss SD-2 DUAL OverDrive

Boss SD-2 DUAL OverDrive The SD-2 contains two indipendent overdrive circuits providing two different modes of operation. The LEAD mode produces a ...

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Boss SD-1 SUPER OverDrive

Boss SD-1 SUPER OverDrive The SD-1 has been around for a very long time and has gone almost unchanged from its conseption back in 1981. The pedal ...

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Boss RV-5 Digital Reverb

Boss RV-5 Digital Reverb The RV-5 is a direct replacement of the RV-3 so it might seem disappointing that it only has 6 modes compared to the ...

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Boss RV-3 Digital Reverb/Delay

Boss RV-3 Digital Reverb/Delay The RV-3 was launched in the mid 90s after 4 years without a Reverb pedal in the Boss lineup. The RV-3 is a ...

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Boss RV-2 Digital Reverb

Boss RV-2 Digital Reverb The RV-2 was the first digital reverb pedal on the market. Digital reverbs had prior to the RV-2 only been available in ...

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Boss RT-20 Rotary Sound Processor

Boss RT-20 Rotary Sound Processor bosscorp.co.jp 2005: The New Standard in Rotary Speaker Simulation From the Beatles to Jeff Beck, Santana to ...

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Boss RE-20 Roland Space Echo RE-201

Boss RE-20 Roland Space Echo RE-201 Released 2007, the RE-20 is as close to a reissue as Roland/Boss has ever come. The RE-20 emulates the legendary ...

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Boss RC-20XL Loop Station

RC-20XL Loop Station bosscorp.co.jp 2005: Realtime Phrase Recording and Sampling Whether for use onstage or at home, the new RC-20XL will add ...

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Boss RC-20 Loop Station

Boss RC-20 Loop Station bosscorp.co.jp 2005: Create and Play Back Guitar and Bass Loops On the Fly! The RC-20 Loop Station is the first ...

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Boss RC-2 Loop Station

Boss RC-2 Loop Station Since the release of the DSD-2 in 1985, Boss has been working on a sampler in compact pedal format. The DSD-2 offered only ...

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Boss PW-2 Power Driver

Boss PW-2 Power Driver The PW-2 was launched 1996 but was never a big seller. Maybe it was a mistake to label the tone controls FAT and MUSCLE ...

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Boss PS-5 Super Shifter

Boss PS-5 Super Shifter The PS-5 combines a Pitch Shifter with a Harmonizer in the same pedal. There are 5 different modes. Pitch Shifter, ...

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Boss PS-3 Digital Pitch Shifter/Delay

Boss PS-3 Digital Pitch Shifter/Delay The PS-3 contains both a pitch-shifter and a delay. There is seven pitch shift modes, and three delay modes ...

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Boss PS-2 Digital Pitch Shifter/Delay

Boss PS-2 Digital Pitch Shifter/Delay The PS-2 was the first pitch shifter made by Boss and one of the first pedals with dual boards. It works ...

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Boss PQ-4 Parametric Equalizer

Boss PQ-4 Parametric Equalizer THE PQ-4 has over time become quite rare. It was never a big seller and as Boss presently doesn't make any ...

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Boss PQ-3B Bass Parametric Equalizer

Boss PQ-3B Bass Parametric Equalizer The PQ-3B is a three-band bass parametric equalizer that features Low, Middle and High bands. Each band ...

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Boss PN-2 Tremolo/Pan

Boss PN-2 Tremolo/Pan The tremolo effect is achieved by varying the volume of the original sound cyclically to create a pulsating speaker effect. ...

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Boss PH-3 Phase Shifter

Boss PH-3 Phase Shifter All Boss phasers up until the PH-3 has been analog phasers based on BBD circuits. The PH-3 has a digital design that's ...

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Boss PH-2 SUPER Phaser

Boss PH-2 SUPER Phaser The PH-2 adds an effect similar to that of a rotary speaker. With a phase shift circuit that provides twelve stages of ...

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Boss PH-1r Phaser

Boss PH-1r Phaser This was an updated version of the original PH-1. It had an additonal "Resonance" knob (feedback control) to increase the tonal ...

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Boss PH-1 Phaser

Boss PH-1 Phaser The PH-1 is a 4 stage phaser covering a 16 sec. to 100 msec range. It was released together with the OD-1 and SP-1 as the first 3 ...

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Boss OS-2 OverDrive/Distortion

Boss OS-2 OverDrive/Distortion Dirt pedals are usually labeled either Distortion or Overdrive. The OS-2 is both. With the color knob in the min ...

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Boss ODB-3 Bass OverDrive

Boss ODB-3 Bass OverDrive The ODB-3 is Boss's first attempt at making a bass overdrive pedal. It is designed with the bass guitar's lower ...

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Boss OD-3 OverDrive

Boss OD-3 OverDrive The OD-3 is so far the latest edition in the popular OD series of overdrive pedals. Boss chose to keep this one simple with ...

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Boss OD-2r TURBO Overdrive

Boss OD-2r TURBO OverDrive The OD-2R has the same internal circuitry as the OD-2. Tests has shown that the R model has higher gain than the ...

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Boss OD-20 Drive Zone

OD-20 Drive Zone bosscorp.co.jp 2005: 22 Killer Overdrive/Distortion Pedals Right Beneath Your Feet! The OD-20 Drive Zone uses advanced COSM ...

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Boss OD-2 TURBO OverDrive

Boss OD-2 TURBO OverDrive The OD-2 was created as a replacement for the OD-1 in the mid 1980s. The OD-1 was already legendary so following up to ...

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Boss OD-1 Over Drive

Boss OD-1 Over Drive The OD-1 is by now legendary. Artist of the 70's was mostly using a fuzz distortion sound and the overdrive produced by the ...

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Boss OC-3 Super Octave

Boss OC-3 Super Octave The OC-2 has been around for a very long time so when the time came to replace it, the new pedal would have to have some ...

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Boss OC-20G Poly Octave

Boss OC-20G Poly Octave roland.co.uk 2005: The BOSS WP-20G Wave Processor and OC-20G Poly Octave represent a major breakthrough in guitar pedal ...

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Boss OC-2 Octave

Boss OC-2 Octave The OC-2 is a basic octaver that can produce a two extra tones in additional to the original tone. The first is one octave below ...

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Boss NS-2 Noise Suppressor

Boss NS-2 Noise Suppressor The NS-2 can be connected in two different ways. You can connect the NS-2 last in your chain of effects. The output of ...

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Boss NF-1 Noise Gate

Boss NF-1 Noise Gate The NF-1 is a simple noise gate that just cut off all sound as soon as the level falls below the threshold set. Adjust the ...

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Boss MZ-2 Metalizer

Boss MZ-2 Metalizer The MZ-2 is a somewhat unusual distortion pedal as it has 3 doubling modes, 2 chorus modes as well as a normal distortion ...

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Boss MT-2 Metal Zone

Boss MT-2 Metal Zone The MT-2 is the metal pedal that followed the HM-2. It was released a couple of years before the HM-3 and was an instant ...

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Boss ML-2 Metal Core

Boss ML-2 Metal Core The ML-2 is a high gain distortion pedal targeted against the latest generation metal players. In fact, Boss characterizes ...

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Boss MD-2 Mega Distortion

Boss MD-2 Mega Distortion The Mega Distortion has a dual distortion and gain circuit that produces some really heavy distorted sound. No other ...

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Boss LS-2 Line Selector

Boss LS-2 Line Selector The LS-2 is all about connections. It's got two connection loops and 6 modes and can be used to connect and route the ...

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Boss LMB-3 Bass Limiter Enhancer

Boss LMB-3 Bass Limiter Enhancer The LMB-3 is combined Limiter and Enhancer. The limiter takes away volume peaks and keeps the sound smooth and ...

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Boss LM-2B Bass Limiter

Boss LM-2B Bass Limiter The LM-2 was targeted towards guitar players but feedback from the market told the Boss engineers that it was more often ...

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Boss LM-2 Limiter

Boss LM-2 Limiter The LM-2 suppresses the peak of the input signal, retaining a certain dynamic range. Adopting a high quality VCA , the LM-2 ...

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Boss HR-2 Harmonist

Boss HR-2 Harmonist The HR-2 Harmonist lets you create one or two voices of harmony when playing single note passages. You have 2 different voices ...

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Boss HM-3 HYPER Metal

Boss HM-3 HYPER Metal The HM-3 Hyper Metal replaced the HM-2, 1993. Until the release of the MD-2, 2001, the HM-3 was the distortion pedal with ...

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Boss HM-2 Heavy Metal

Boss HM-2 Heavy Metal This pedal produces a distortion that is known from the heavy metal music of the eighties. The "COLOR MIX" tone control is ...

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Boss HF-2 HiBand Flanger

Boss HF-2 HiBand Flanger The HF-2 is combining the original signal with a delayed signal that is shifted one octave up to create a flanging effect ...

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Boss GP-20 Amp Factory

GP-20 Amp Factory Bosscorp.co.jp 2005: The GP-20 Amp Factory starts where all other pedals leave off, taking you far beyond overdrive and ...

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Boss GEB-7 Bass Equalizer

Boss GEB-7 Bass Equalizer The brown bass series was gradually being replaced in the early 1990s and in 1995 the time had come to replace the ...

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Boss GE-7B Bass Equalizer

Boss GE-7B Bass Equalizer The GE-7B is a 7 band Equalizer for Bass guitar. The design is very similar to the GE-7 but the frequency bands are ...

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Boss GE-7 Equalizer

Boss GE-7 Equalizer With the availability of slimmer slide potentiometers, the GE-7 was released 1981. It's got the same frequency bands as the ...