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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.

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Phone:  323-890-3700 Warranty:  BOSS Compact and Twin Pedals: 5 years parts, 2 years labor; BOSS (other): 1 year parts, 90 days labor

Product Specifications

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)


Customer Reviews

David Gordon Submitted: 3/21/2019
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The original, still the best!!
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Had one in '78 when I was a teen, just bought one for my 14 year old to be his first pedal. Pedal CATCHS a lot of flack by users who don't use correctly. Been on my boards for 30 years I use for classic rock and boss mt2 for metal and thrash. Boss has always been the best makers of all pedals, never used any other. You won't be disappointed with this pedal...
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Rokkin’ Rik Submitted: 3/15/2019
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Classic tone
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All of the classic distortion tones you’ve heard for forty years and still built like a tank. Should be on everyone’s pedalboard.
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Larry Fox Submitted: 3/3/2019
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Good low priced pedal
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Does the job for the fraction of the price of expensive pedals
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Robert Submitted: 3/1/2019
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Classic distortion
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It's hard to review this seeing as it is in the top ten of many lists for distortion pedals. It's hard to find used. This has the classic sounds for heavy metal, thrash, etc. Add a good chorus/flange and it's amazing
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KMucci Submitted: 2/4/2019
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This was well worth the money!!
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Being new at the electric guitar, I needed something simple, yet effect to give me the rock sounds I was looking to produce. The Boss distortion pedal DID NOT dissapoint. It's simple to use and sounds great!! Perfect for the beginning rockstar!
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George Perez Submitted: 1/16/2019
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Like it
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Good sound like it
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Eric Submitted: 12/27/2018
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Can’t go wrong
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The DS1 is one of my favorite distortion pedals. There are more versatile and tighter sounding pedals. I grew up with this sound and it still sounds great.
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curt kluesner Submitted: 11/6/2018
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Great product!
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For the money, The best you"ll get.
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Omar Elizondo Submitted: 10/4/2018
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Pretty great pedal
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A great pedal for the price point it performs amazingly for the price. My only issue is the volume jump when it’s turned on but that isn’t that big of an issue.
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robin brawner Submitted: 8/9/2018
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The best
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A standard must have pedal
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Manuals & Docs

MP3
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.
Manual