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DS1 Distortion Guitar Effects Pedal



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Buy Boss Guitar Effects Pedals DS1 Distortion

Features and Specs
Controls: Tone
: Level
: Distortion
Power: 9 Volt Battery or AC Adapter

User Ratings
[5 raters]

Overall : Rating: 4.5/5 stars
Sound : Rating: 5/5 stars
Look : Rating: 5/5 stars
Feel : Rating: 5/5 stars
Reliability : Rating: 5/5 stars
Value : Rating: 5/5 stars

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Price:
$39.95
at ZZounds

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User Reviews


Review by Sean

Overall

You get what you pay for


Sound

Doesn't sound good at at, compared to the distortion from my Mesa.


Look

I like orange, so its cool


Feel

Easy to use, sturdy...


Reliability

Pretty easy to use, and reliable


Value

OK pedal for starters, DS-2's are way better, but DS-1's are cheap, so you get what you pay for.


Other Comments

OK for 1st distortion pedal, if you can get anything better I highly recommend it



Review by Mark

Overall

Good pedal but it you want it to sound better modify it. I did mine with a kit by a company called Pedaldoc and it sounds 10 times better.


Sound

A nice pedal but a much better one after modifying it. I found the distortion produced by the Ds1 too harsh and bought a modification kit by a company called Pedaldoc.They sell two mod kits for this pedal (the Tube-driver and The Solo booster). I got myself the Tube-driver one and the pedal sounds really cool now. The kit costs around 20 bucks and it can be installed by anyone who knows who can solder.


Look

Nice looking orange pedal. What else can I say?


Feel

OK


Reliability

Very reliable. A Boss product.


Value

They go down in value very quickly. It only cost about 60 bucks new so what can you expect?


Other Comments

Nice pedal but it sounds much better if you modify it. Try Pedaldoc (they got kits for many commun pedals).



Review by Izzy (Synyster Boy)

Overall

This is one INCREDIBLE Pedal


Sound

OMFG I can sound like Avenged Sevenfold on one song and megadeth for another with the same dist ammount


Look

Its orange like my amp


Feel

It Feels SO RIGHT


Reliability

I can take this wherever i want


Value

Its Really Really Cool


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