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BOSS DS-1 Distortion

From small venues to the biggest stadium stages, the BOSS DS-1 Distortion saw it all!

Kurt Cobain had it, Satriani has it, and probably your neighbour too. The BOSS DS-1 is without a doubt one of the most famous distortion pedals out there. Since the late '70s and until today, this little orange pedal offers a compressed, British stack style distortion sound with an easy control layout - Distortion, Tone and Level. The BOSS DS-1 is not a subtle pedal but not brutal either, it retains its characteristics with most type of pickups and it is really a great pedal for beginners and pros alike.
From small venues to the biggest stadium stages, the BOSS DS-1 Distortion saw it all!

Kurt Cobain had it, Satriani has it, and probably your neighbour too. The BOSS DS-1 is without a doubt one of the most famous distortion pedals out there. Since the late '70s and until today, this little orange pedal offers a compressed, British stack style distortion sound with an easy control layout - Distortion, Tone and Level. The BOSS DS-1 is not a subtle pedal but not brutal either, it retains its characteristics with most type of pickups and it is really a great pedal for beginners and pros alike.
Name DS-1 Distortion
Weight (in g) 400.00
Voltage 9
Polarity -
Circuit Analog
Main FX Distortion
Manufacturer BOSS
Size (Dimensions W x D X H in mm) 73 x 129 x 59
Made In Taiwan
Famous Users Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Kurt Cobain, Mike Stern, Steve Rothery, Glenn Frey, Doug Aldrich, Josh Klinghoffer
Playing It
A/B-Testing
Tutorial Video