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Boss DS1 Distortion Pedal

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Product Description

The Boss DS1 Distortion Effects Pedal delivers added sustain and distortion types that range from very soft to very hard.
With its level control, you can set the DS1 to match your volume level, or to get that boost when you go into a lead. Other controls are tone and Distortion (affects the amount of distortion).

The DS1 provides a harder distortion effect for guitar and keyboard sounds. Instead of toneless, fuzzy distortion, the DS1 faithfully reproduces all the subtle nuances of your playing dynamics, from whisper-quiet to screaming loud. The onboard TONE control allows you to tailor the overall sound to your liking.

Product Specifications
Boss DS1 Distortion Effects Pedal Specifications
  • Connectors:
    • Input
    • Output
    • AC Adaptor
  • Power Supply: 9V Battery or PSA Series AC Adaptor (not included use #BOS PSA120S)
  • Current Draw: 4 mA (DC 9V)
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 2 3/4 x 4 15/16 x 2 3/16 inches (70 x 125 x 55 mm)
  • Weight: 15 oz (400 g)

Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  323-890-3700 Warranty:  BOSS Compact Pedals: 5 years parts, 90 days labor; BOSS (other): 1 year parts, 90 days labor
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Video and Audio Demos
Mild Distortion 335 KB
A mild, mellow distortion. Excellent when you pick up near the neck.
Hard distortion 417 KB
Switch to your bridge pickup and let it rip. The TONE level can strengthen highs for even more distortion power.