The Boss DS-1 needs no introduction. It's the most iconic Boss pedal and one of the most recognisable pedals in existance. It's a right of passage to own a DS-1 as a guitarist, and nearly everyone has a story about theirs first.
Versions made before 1994 use the original Toshiba TA7136AP IC and are considered to be the best sounding pedals. This chip was changed twice more before settling on the current circuit produced today.
The DS-1 features a Level knob that increases the output volume of the pedal and an Distortion knob controls the intensity of the effect, along with a Tone knob to control the frequency. ​​ Produced: ​1978 - Present
Vintage 83 Modded Boss DS-1 Guitar Effect Pedal.  Item works flawlessly. General wear from vintage age. Reinforced footswitch mod. Battery connector has been removed due to no internal space for a battery, but can be installed upon request to sit at the top. Shipping is calculated USPS from 16105. Thanks for looking and Good Luck!

Listed4 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
Brand
Model
  • DS-1 Distortion (Black Label)
Finish
  • Orange
Categories
Year
  • 1982 - 1988
Made In
  • Japan

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