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DS-1 Distortion

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Boss DS-1 Distortion on RigShare
THE BENCHMARK IN GUITAR DISTORTION The DS-1 Distortion is a true icon in the world of guitar effects. Introduced in 1978, BOSS’s first distortion pedal defined a bold new sound, delivering hard-edged attack and smooth sustain that’s been a staple of players for generations. The DS-1 is the top-selling BOSS compact pedal ever, and its original, unchanged design continues to inspire the creation of great music everywhere. The classic DS-1 tone is behind the signature sounds of numerous rock legends, and is ready to fuel your own signature sound today.
  • Legendary distortion used by guitarists everywhere since 1978
  • Classic tones for all types of music
  • Hard-edged attack remains clear even at maximum distortion settings, ideal for heavy rhythms and cutting solos
  • Works great as a booster at low distortion settings
  • Unique tone control offers a wide range of sound shaping
  • Doesn’t mask the unique sound characteristics of different guitars, pickups, and styles
  • Turning down the guitar’s volume cleans up the tone without introducing muddiness
  • BOSS five-year warranty
Nominal Input Level-20 dBuInput Impedance1 M ohmNominal Output Level-20 dBuOutput Impedance1 k ohmRecommended Load Impedance10 k ohms or greaterControlsPedal switch GAIN knob TONE knob LEVEL knobIndicatorCHECK indicator (Used for indication of check battery)ConnectorsINPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type OUTPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type DC IN jackPower SupplyCarbon-zinc battery (9 V, 6F22) or Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61) AC adaptor (PSA series: sold separately)Current Draw20 mAExpected battery life under continuous useCarbon: Approx. 24.5 hours Alkaline: Approx. 44 hours *These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.AccessoriesOwner's manual Leaflet ("USING THE UNIT SAFELY," "IMPORTANT NOTES," and "Information") Carbon-zinc battery (9 V, 6F22)Option (sold separately)AC adaptor (PSA series)SIZE AND WEIGHT ( INCL. BATTERY )Width73 mm 2-7/8 inchesDepth129 mm 5-1/8 inchesHeight59 mm 2-3/8 inchesWeight360 g 13 oz

Price

$49.99

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A classic! Great tones, it's not the usual "amp-like" distortion

· vitorfelix · about 3 years ago

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