Video: Which Boost is Best? Exploring 5 Types of Boost Pedal

If you're looking for a way to elevate, expand, and enhance the tone of your guitar rig, you should consider a boost pedal. The purpose of a boost is to increase the level of your guitar signal while adding less color or dirt than you'd get from an overdrive, distortion, or fuzz pedal.

While there are plenty of boost pedals that can do the work of an overdrive and vice-versa, this genre of pedal comes in a variety of different flavors and styles—and is deserving of some individual consideration.

In the video above, Andy dives into the wide world of boosts, examining a variety of choices in a handful of categories: clean boost, treble boosters, EQ boost, preamp boost, and transistor boost. Watch the video for a sample of what each style sounds like.

To learn all about the differences between the various kinds of boost pedals, and find the one that's right for you, head over to our new boost pedal buying guide.

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