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Boss FZ-5 Fuzz Effects Pedal – New Boss Boost Fuzz Guitar Effect Pedal

£120.25

The Boss FZ-5 Fuzz Effects Pedal is a modern fuzz designed for the guitarists of today but delivers the purely retro fuzz soundscapes of yesteryear. Inspired by three famous fuzz pedals from the 60s the FZ-5 recreates each classic effect with its state-of-the-art COSM technology providing the vintage warmth that made up so much of…

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The Boss FZ-5 Fuzz Effects Pedal is in New condition and made by Boss , it is a great Boost Fuzz Guitar Effect Pedal – The Boss FZ-5 Fuzz Effects Pedal is a modern fuzz designed for the guitarists of today but delivers the purely retro fuzz soundscapes of yesteryear. Inspired by three famous fuzz pedals from the 60s the FZ-5 recreates each classic effect with its state-of-the-art COSM technology providing the vintage warmth that made up so much of their character. The three selectable modes correlate to each legendary fuzz: F for a certain face-shaped fuzz M for the FZ-1 Maestro and O for Hendrixs favourite the Octavia. If that wasnt enough the Boss Fuzz Pedal also includes a boost control allowing you to dial up the aggression for fuzzed out madness. With its roadworthy metal construction making it ideal for touring musicians the Boss FZ-5 Fuzz Effects Pedal is the perfect weapon to give your sound extra helpings of retro fuzz. . Available from Just Pedals for only £ 120.25 Distinct fuzz tones Three for the price of one. The Boss FZ-5 Fuzz Effects Pedal is built for the modern player with state-of-the-art technology and a roadworthy construction to ensure it can survive the life that vintage units may not. Although the FZ-5 is a modern pedal its fuzz tones are purely retro taking inspiration from famous fuzz pedals of the 60s and accurately recreating them using Boss’ COSM technology. Players are given access to three distinct fuzz tones with the addition of a boost control to deliver extra levels of aggression. Selecting the F mode will deliver the fat fuzz tones found on psychedelic music of the late 60s while the M mode provides a fuzz with a prominent treble boost. The O mode delivers a special distinctive octave fuzz delivering the classic fuzz character with an overlaid octave above for added sparkle. Features Vintage sounds inspired by famous fuzz pedals of the 60s and 70s Uses advanced COSM technology to recreate classic fuzz Boost control for more aggressive tone Road-worthy metal construction Specifications General Nominal Input Level: -20 dBu Input Impedance: 1 Mohm Nominal Output Level: -20 dBu Output Impedance: 1 kohm Recommended Load Impedance: 10 kohms or Greater Bypass: Buffered Controls: Fuzz Mode Level Pedal Switch Indicator: Check Indicator Connectors: 1/4’ Input Jack 1/4’ Output Jack DC in Jack Power Supply: Carbon-Zinc Battery (9 V 6F22) or Alkaline Battery (9 V 6LR61) AC Adaptor (PSA Series: Sold Separately) Current Draw: 36 mA Expected Battery Life Under Continuous Use: Carbon: Approx. 3 Hours Alkaline: Approx. 10 Hours Accessories: Owners Manual Mode Sticker Leaflets Alkaline Battery (9V 6LR61) Dimensions Width: 2.875’’ (73 mm) Depth: 5.125’’ (129 mm) Height: 2.375’’ (59 mm) Weight: 0.44kg (1 lbs)

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Boss is a prominent manufacturer of guitar effects pedals, multi-effects units, and related musical equipment, known for their durability, reliability, and wide range of effects. Founded in 1973 as a division of the Roland Corporation, Boss quickly became synonymous with high-quality effects pedals that are popular among guitarists and musicians worldwide.

Boss pedals are renowned for their rugged construction, intuitive controls, and signature sound quality. The company offers a comprehensive lineup of effects pedals covering various categories, including distortion, overdrive, delay, modulation, and more. Iconic pedals like the DS-1 Distortion, the DS-2 Turbo Distortion, the DD-3 Digital Delay, and the MT-2 Metal Zone have become staples on countless pedalboards due to their versatility and reliability.

In addition to individual pedals, Boss also produces multi-effects units, loopers, tuners, and accessories designed to meet the needs of modern guitarists and musicians. Their multi-effects units, such as the GT-1000 series, offer a wide range of effects and amp modeling capabilities in a single unit, providing players with a compact and convenient solution for achieving a variety of tones.

With a legacy of innovation and a commitment to quality, Boss continues to be a trusted name in the world of guitar effects, inspiring musicians to explore new sonic possibilities and express themselves creatively.

  • Boost
  • A “boost” pedal, also known as a “clean boost,” is a type of guitar effects pedal designed to increase the volume of the guitar signal without adding significant distortion or coloration to the tone. Boost pedals are used to amplify the signal level, allowing guitarists to achieve higher volume levels or to push their amplifier into overdrive for increased saturation and sustain.

    Boost pedals typically feature a simple interface with controls for adjusting the level of boost, often represented by a single knob or a toggle switch. When engaged, the boost pedal increases the gain of the signal passing through it, effectively amplifying the sound. Unlike overdrive or distortion pedals, which introduce clipping and saturation to the signal, boost pedals aim to provide a clean and transparent volume increase.

    Boost pedals are versatile tools that can serve various purposes in a guitarist’s rig:

    1. **Volume Boost**: Boost pedals can be used to increase the volume of the guitar signal, allowing players to stand out during solos or to compensate for differences in volume between guitars or pickup settings.

    2. **Overdrive Stacking**: Boost pedals are commonly used to push the front end of an overdrive or distortion pedal, resulting in increased saturation and sustain. By placing the boost pedal before a drive pedal in the signal chain, guitarists can achieve higher levels of gain and distortion without sacrificing clarity or dynamics.

    3. **Amp Pushing**: Boost pedals can also be used to drive the input stage of a tube amplifier harder, causing the amp to naturally overdrive and produce a more saturated and harmonically rich tone. This is particularly useful for guitarists seeking to achieve classic tube amp breakup at lower volume levels.

    4. **Tone Shaping**: Some boost pedals feature EQ controls or tone shaping options, allowing guitarists to tailor the frequency response of their signal. These pedals can be used to boost specific frequencies or to shape the overall tonal characteristics of the guitar sound.

    Overall, boost pedals are essential tools for guitarists looking to enhance their tone, increase volume levels, or drive their amplifier into overdrive for added saturation and sustain. Whether used as a standalone effect or in combination with other pedals, boost pedals offer versatility and flexibility in shaping the guitar sound.

  • Fuzz
  • Fuzz is a type of distortion effect used in guitar playing that produces a thick, saturated, and buzzy tone. Unlike other distortion effects that aim to replicate the sound of overdriven tube amplifiers, fuzz pedals create a more extreme and aggressive distortion by drastically clipping the guitar signal. This results in a distinctive and powerful sound characterized by rich harmonics, sustain, and a pronounced edge.

    Key features of a fuzz pedal include:

    1. **Gain**: Controls the amount of distortion or fuzz applied to the guitar signal. Increasing the gain produces a more saturated and aggressive tone, while lower gain settings offer a cleaner sound with less distortion.

    2. **Tone**: Adjusts the frequency response of the fuzz effect. This control allows you to shape the tonal character of the fuzz, from dark and bass-heavy to bright and treble-focused.

    3. **Level (or Volume)**: Sets the overall output level of the fuzz pedal. This control allows you to match the volume of the fuzz effect with the rest of your signal chain or amplifier.

    Fuzz pedals are popular among guitarists across various music genres, particularly in rock, blues, and psychedelic music. They can be used in a variety of ways:

    1. **Rhythmic Riffs**: Fuzz pedals are often used to create thick and aggressive rhythm guitar tones with plenty of sustain and grit. They can add depth and intensity to power chords, riffs, and palm-muted passages.

    2. **Lead Solos**: Fuzz pedals are also commonly used for lead guitar tones, allowing players to achieve soaring, saturated tones with singing sustain and harmonically rich overtones. They can add presence and impact to guitar solos, making them stand out in a mix.

    3. **Experimental Sounds**: Fuzz pedals are versatile tools that can be used to create a wide range of unconventional and experimental guitar sounds. They can produce oscillating feedback, glitchy textures, and otherworldly tones when pushed to their extremes.

    Overall, fuzz pedals offer guitarists a powerful and expressive means of shaping their tone and adding character to their playing. Whether used subtly for a touch of warmth and edge or dialed up for extreme distortion and sustain, fuzz pedals can inspire creativity and enhance the sonic palette of any guitarist.

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