Boss DS-1 Distortion (DS1)

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Boss DS-1 Distortion (DS1)

Code: DS1

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One of the most popular distortions ever made, used by pros everywhere.


The classic DS-1 Distortion pedal provides a harder distortion effect for guitar and keyboard sounds. Instead of toneless, fuzzy distortion, the DS-1 faithfully reproduces all the subtle nuances of playing dynamics--at any volume.

  • 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


Nominal Input Level
-20 dBu
Input Impedance
470 ohms
Nominal Output Level
-20 dBu
Output Impedance
1 k ohms
Equivalent Input Noise Level
-122 dBu (IHF-A, Typ.)
INPUT Jack, OUTPUT Jack, AC Adaptor Jack (9 V DC)
Power Supply
9 V DC: Dry Battery 9 V type, AC Adaptor
Current Draw
4 mA (9 V DC)
Dry Battery 9 V type (6F22/9 V)
AC Adaptor (PSA-Series)
Size and Weight ( incl. battery )
73 mm
2-7/8 inches
129 mm
5-1/8 inches
59 mm
2-3/8 inches
0.4 kg
0 lbs. 15 oz.
* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.


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