Featuring precise COSM modulation with four acoustic modes and a compact size, the Boss AC-3 Acoustic Simulator provides an easy solution for achieving acoustic tones without the hassle of bringing another guitar to the gig. Based on the design of the Boss AD-8, the AC-3 is designed to save on pedalboard space and money to boot.

Product Specs

  • AC-3 Acoustic Simulator (Dark Gray Label)
  • Yellow
  • 2006 - 2019
Made In
  • Taiwan

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Reviews for the Boss AC-3 Acoustic Simulator Pedal
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  • Verified Purchase

    This is such a high quality product from BOSS. In order to really enjoy the acoustic sound, please send the output signal to a nice PA system with high quality speakers instead of the guitar amplifier that you use to play sophisticated songs like AC/DC's "Back in Black" on, LOL.

  • It's okay, just about as expected

    Verified Purchase

    The problem with the pedal is the hiss. I have a double coil hollow body and if the top is turned up at all I get a nasty hiss when I touch my strings. I have seen that this is a common problem. If there was no loud hiss it would be sufficient. The hiss is terrible. I have been able to adjust using …

  • No RFI interference

    Verified Purchase

    I bought this item because the single gig l play is right next to a radio tower. The radio plays through my Graph Tech bridge saddles so bad sometimes, l can't use that guitar. My acoustic Alvarez with a piezo is silent, but l need to go from acoustic to electric in the same song. The Boss does not …

  • Pretty darn good.

    Verified Purchase

    Using a soft pick and playing closer to the neck helps give a more acoustic sound to my ear. The on board reverb is a nice addition. You may have to balance out some high frequency using the pedal, your guitar, amp and/or other EQ controls. The jumbo and piezo work best for my gear, the standard sounds flat and the "super' setting is too "tin like."

  • Verified Purchase

    I like this pedal but use is with a hybrid guitar and and a acoustic amp Ialso use it with the fish man aura spectra together they sound good.