Boss pedals have been on the floor in front of guitar players since the beginning of time. Not quite but, they are the original “Compact Effector” and a Boss pedal, like the DS-1 Distortion, basically looks the same as it did over 40 years ago! The strength of this line of effects as measured by their use by some of the most influential guitarists is really second to none. For a device that doesn’t lend itself to marketing, being small, on the floor, indistinguishable from a direct box and not even in the frame of action photos of guitarists doing what we do, Boss Compact Effectors are the go-to pedal for a veritable who’s who of recording and performing guitarists. Prince’s last pedal board is basically exclusively loaded with Boss pedals and their legacy of innovation continues to this day.
For 40 years, Boss has been on the leading edge of pedal innovation and their colorful line of products have been adopted by generations of musicians. With over 15 million units sold, Boss effects pedals continue to revolutionize the guitar effects world and be the choice of touring musicians as well as bedroom hobbyists. Boss guitar pedals are renowned for their great sound, rugged durability and unique practical design.