Boss Boss DS1X Distortion Guitar Effects Pedal

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Boss DS1X Distortion Guitar Effects Pedal

Boss have seen the potential of digitally processing overdrive however and created the remarkably innovative DS-1X.

This pedal can process each frequency band separately and tailor the effect to each. This is alongside a shift in focus away from midrange so the pedal now emphasises bass and treble response giving a truly modern feel, perfect for the studio. On top of this powerful tone-shaping, the DS-1X then applies its signature natural compression to giving the output a really polished, professional sound every time. If you're looking for the next generation of distortion, it's pretty clear it's the DS-1X.

Digital distortion

Future-proofing distortion pedals. The main talking point of the Boss DS-1X is its digital 'multi-dimensional processing' which means it operates in a radically different way from most overdrive/distortion pedals. Whereas most distortion circuits are fully analog, digitally processing the signal allows the DS-1X to do far more, like adding natural compression.

This compression gives everything a smooth edge and gives a polished outputted sound. This suits the tone choices of this pedal, Boss wanted to make a modern distortion so treble and bass frequencies are emphasised over midrange here, coupled with having a touch-sensitive dynamic response and the natural compression and you can be sure everything you put through this pedal comes out studio-ready; the DS-1X does all the hard work for you. None of this is at the detriment of tone, however, with the DS-1X still offering the stupidly hot, gritty textures the standard DS-1 is famous for. Switching to digital simply allows extra features to be implemented like touch-sensitivity for superior responsiveness, and additional clarity by processing different frequency bands separately. Get up to date, get the Boss DS-1X.

Features

  • Special edition BOSS distortion pedal with next-generation sound, feel, and tonal response
  • All-new design provides a superior playing experience that?s unattainable with analog distortion pedals
  • Powerful real-time processing adapts to your playing to provide ideal distortion tones in every register
  • Enjoy perfect sounds over the entire fretboard, from tight, crisp tones on the low strings to fat, singing tones on the highest notes
  • High-clarity distortion sound that?s never muddy or boomy, even when playing two or more notes at the same time
  • Ultra-responsive to volume changes and picking dynamics
  • Very low noise, even with high-gain settings
  • Drive, High, and Low knobs offer a wide range of sound shaping not found in typical stompbox pedals
  • Striking appearance with exclusive chrome knobs and control plate, plus vintage silver knob for battery compartment access
  • Features BOSS' innovative Multi-Dimensional Processing (MDP), realized with proprietary technology and custom DSP

Specs

  • Nominal Input Level: -20 dBu
  • Input Impedance: 1 Mohm
  • Nominal Output Level: -20 dBu
  • Output Impedance: 1 kohm
  • Recommended Load Impedance: 10 kohms or Greater
  • Controls: Level, Low, High, Distortion, Pedal Switch
  • Indicator: Check Indicator
  • Connectors: Input Jack, Output Jack, AC Adaptor Jack
  • Power Supply: Current Draw: 45 mA
    • Alkaline Battery (9V, 6LR61) or Carbon-Zinc Battery (9V, 6F22)
    • AC Adaptor (Sold Separately)
  • Expected Battery Life Under Continuous Use: Accessories: Owner's Manual, Leaflet, Alkaline Battery (9V, 6LR61)
    • Carbon: Approx. 2.5 hours
    • Alkaline: Approx. 9 hours

Dimensions

  • Width: 2.875’’ (73 mm)
  • Depth: 5.125’’ (129 mm)
  • Height: 2.375’’ (59 mm)
  • Weight: 0.45kg (1 lbs)

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