Featuring a die-hard chassis, Bucket Brigade Driver chip and independent chorus/vibrato effects, the Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble provides the endless warm, analog effect musicians have come to covet. Created in 1976 when Roland founded Boss and viewed as one of the progenitors of the chorus/vibrato effect, the CE-1 is a timeless original ideal for guitar, bass or keys.

Product Specs

  • CE-1 Chorus Ensemble
  • Grey
  • 1976 - 1977
Made In
  • Japan

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Reviews for the Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble
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  • Legendary Chorus and Overdrive

    In my opinion, the best chorus there is. And it does it with just one knob! Well, not just one knob. The gain stage level control is vital to that charming, crunchy CE-1 sound. It follows that modifying a vintage CE-1 to be "guitar friendly" is sacrilege, plain and simple. I've owned a CE-2W. The Wa…

  • As good as you hope it is.

    Verified Purchase

    I'm very happy with the CE-1, I've wanted one for years but couldn't justify the money, I'm glad I got one in the end (my justification being appreciation in value) it doesn't disappoint. Lush warm chorus, lush warm vibrato. If you're not aware the CE-1 is not very well matched for guitar impedance-…

  • Classic late 70's LA Rhodes sound

    Perfect pedal if you want to sound like Greg Philinganes or David Foster.

  • What everyone says it is

    Verified Purchase

    When you play this you know you playing through something from the late 70’s. Physically very big like a line 6 but a little bigger I think. Definitely quirky but I think that is part of the mojo that it is not perfect. Personally, unless I was going after the John Frusciante sound (which is why I g…

  • The best chorus ever

    Verified Purchase

    What a chorus!! Warm, lush, thick... And the vibrato is awesome too. It does get any better than this.