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Boss DS-1 Distortion Pedal

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DS-1

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The original and classic Boss DS-1 Distortion Pedal provides a hard distortion effect for guitar and even keyboard sounds. Instead of toneless, fuzzy over produced distortion, the DS-1 will faithfully reproduce all the subtle nuances of your playing dynamics at any and all volumes.

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The original and classic Boss DS-1 Distortion provides a hard distortion effect for guitar and even keyboard sounds. Instead of toneless, fuzzy distortion, the DS-1 faithfully reproduces all the subtle nuances of your playing dynamics at any and all volumes. This DS1 Distortion Pedal has been given high praise and used by the likes of The Temper Trap and Bloc Party. Even guitar legends Steve Vai and Joe Satriani both profess to having a DS-1 on their pedal boards.

Key Features:

  • Classic Boss Distortion tones for guitar and keyboard
  • Reproduces dynamics of playing, from soft to hard
  • Distortion, Level and Tone control to tailor overall sound as desired
  • Boss 5-year warranty

Now you can extend your enjoyment with the Boss Pedal Sketch App which allows players to review sounds and customise pedal settings.

£ 39.00 Web price, inc VAT

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Boss DS-1 Distortion Pedal Reviews

10/10

Boss DS-1

When it comes to buying music equipment, I'm stuck to a low budget. Not everyone can afford the top range stuff! My guitar is very cheap, so cheap in fact, that I took the name badge off so nobody could tell what it was! The sound of it on it's own is something quite pathetic, but it's easy to fix.

As soon as I stomp on my DS-1 it's a whole new story. All it takes is a little twist of the tone and distortion knobs and you can find a whole range of tones, from a rich, warm tones that fill up the background for any song, to a tight grungey overdrive like distortion that pulls you up to the front.

The level knob is excellent for boosting your sound, you can turn it up to blast out those distorted parts, or turn it down to give a little subtlety to your sound, and it's volume not gain, so you don's lose the tone.

Like all boss compacts, the DS-1 will last. It's a solid little thing, mine is battered and bruised because I've had it so long, and it's still going strong, I couldn't break it if i tried. And although it can work with a 9v power supply, a cheap battery will last ages.

Simple, cheap, effective. I reccomend this pedal to anyone, no matter what your budget!

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