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Boss GA-FC EX Foot Controller – New Boss Reverb Delay Boost Guitar Effect Pedal

£124.00

The Boss GA-FC EX Foot Controller is the perfect way to optimise your live setup. An improved version of the regular GA-FC it offers a host of secondary functions for each control so you can customise your setup with ease. Youll get access to two different tap tempo switches as well as separate Reverb Delay…

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The Boss GA-FC EX Foot Controller is in New condition and made by Boss , it is a great Reverb Delay Boost Guitar Effect Pedal – The Boss GA-FC EX Foot Controller is the perfect way to optimise your live setup. An improved version of the regular GA-FC it offers a host of secondary functions for each control so you can customise your setup with ease. Youll get access to two different tap tempo switches as well as separate Reverb Delay FX Modulation and Booster controls. You can change the function of each with the footswitch at the end for exceptional control over your rig at all times. Two status LEDs for each switch clearly display which mode youre using – no clumsy mishaps for you! But theres more. Take a look around the back and youll find some brand new inputs for even more dynamism. Two expression pedals can be attached separately giving you control over more effects parameters. With the Mode switch you can even add in a third expression pedal or change to Expand mode to attach another GA-FC EX! Finally you can change to Foot Control 2 which lets you hook up a second amp to this dynamic controller. The sky is the limit. . Available from Just Pedals for only £ 124 Make your live rig massive… …but in a really compact way. This GA-FC EX Foot Controller has been designed by Boss to bring you exceptional dynamism in your live rig. With all Katana Mk II models it will have full capabilities whilst itll still function in the same way as the GA-FC for older models. All you have to do is hook this baby up to your amplifier with the included 1/4″ cable and youre good to go. Activate and deactivate effects set tap tempo for time-based effects loop sections and much much more. Itll be hard to go back once youve discovered the immense capabilities of this extensive updated foot controller. Compatible with a range of Boss products Youve got plenty of options with the GA-FC EX Foot controller as its compatible with many BOSS products. The following amplifiers support the full suite of GA-FC EX features: Katana-Artist MkII Katana-Head MkII Katana-100 MkII Katana-100/212 MkIIThe GA-FC EX can also be used with the following Boss and Roland products but only the standard GA-FC functions will be available: BOSS Katana-100 Katana-100/212 Katana-Head and Katana-Artist BOSS Nextone Special Nextone Artist and Nextone Stage BOSS Waza Tube Amp Expander BOSS Katana-210 Bass and Katana-110 Bass BOSS Acoustic Singer Pro and Acoustic Singer Live Roland Blues Cube Artist Blues Cube Artist 212 and Blues Cube Tour Specifications Code: GA-FC EX Footswitches: Ch 1 (Booster/Booster Solo) Ch 2 (Mod/Pedal FX) Ch 3 (FX/Loop) Ch 4 (Delay/Tap 1) Panel (Reverb/Tap 2) Function Mode Switch Inputs/Outputs: Exp Pedal 1 Exp Pedal 2 Mode Input Foot Control 1 Included: 1/4″ Cable Manual Weight: 1kg Dimensions (mm): 392 x 81 x 49 (L x W x H)

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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.

  • Delay
  • A delay pedal is a type of guitar effects pedal used to create echoes or repetitions of the original guitar signal. It achieves this by capturing the input signal, delaying it by a specified amount of time, and then playing it back. Delay pedals are versatile tools that can add depth, dimension, and ambience to guitar tones, and they are widely used across various music genres, from rock and blues to ambient and experimental.

    Here are the key features and functions of a delay pedal:

    1. **Delay Time**: This control adjusts the amount of time between the original signal and the delayed signal. Longer delay times result in more pronounced echoes, while shorter delay times produce tighter, slapback-style effects.

    2. **Feedback (or Regeneration)**: The feedback control determines the number of repeats or echoes produced by the delay pedal. Increasing the feedback setting results in multiple repeats, creating a cascading effect of echoes. Careful adjustment of the feedback control allows you to dial in the desired amount of repetition without overwhelming the original signal.

    3. **Mix (or Blend)**: The mix control adjusts the balance between the original (dry) signal and the delayed (wet) signal. Higher mix settings emphasize the delayed signal, while lower mix settings maintain the clarity and integrity of the original signal. This control allows you to blend the delayed signal with the dry signal to achieve the desired balance and level of effect.

    4. **Tap Tempo**: Some delay pedals feature a tap tempo function that allows you to set the delay time by tapping a button in rhythm with the music. This feature is particularly useful for synchronizing the delay effect with the tempo of a song or performance.

    5. **Modulation**: Many delay pedals include modulation controls that add modulation effects, such as chorus or vibrato, to the delayed signal. Modulation can add warmth, depth, and movement to the delay effect, creating a more immersive and dynamic sound.

    Delay pedals offer several creative uses and applications for guitarists:

    – **Spatial Effects**: By adjusting the delay time, feedback, and mix controls, delay pedals can create spacious, atmospheric effects that simulate the sound of a room, hall, or cavern. These effects add depth and dimension to guitar tones, creating a sense of space and ambience.

    – **Rhythmic Patterns**: By syncing the delay time with the tempo of a song using tap tempo or preset rhythmic subdivisions, delay pedals can produce rhythmic patterns and textures that enhance the groove and feel of a performance.

    – **Texture and Movement**: By introducing modulation effects to the delayed signal, delay pedals can add texture, movement, and character to guitar tones. Modulated delays create swirling, shimmering effects that enrich the sound and captivate the listener’s ear.

    Overall, delay pedals are versatile tools that offer a wide range of creative possibilities for guitarists. Whether used subtly to add depth and ambience or used more prominently to create rhythmic patterns and textures, delay pedals can enhance your guitar tone and inspire new musical ideas.

  • Guitar Effect Pedal
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  • Reverb
  • Reverb, short for reverberation, is a fundamental audio effect that simulates the sound reflections and decay that occur in physical spaces, such as rooms, halls, or chambers. It adds depth, dimension, and ambiance to audio signals, creating a sense of space and realism. In the context of guitar effects, a reverb pedal is a device that generates and applies reverb effects to the guitar signal. Here’s how reverb pedals work and some common features:

    1. **Reverb Types**: Reverb pedals typically offer different types of reverb effects, including spring reverb, plate reverb, hall reverb, room reverb, and ambient or modulated reverb. Each type emulates the characteristics of different physical spaces and has its own unique sound and character.

    2. **Controls**: Reverb pedals feature various controls for adjusting parameters such as decay time, pre-delay, damping, tone, and mix. Decay time controls the length of the reverb tail or decay, while pre-delay adjusts the time between the original signal and the onset of the reverb. Damping controls the high-frequency content of the reverb, simulating absorption in the virtual space. Tone controls the overall tonal character of the reverb, and mix adjusts the balance between the dry (original) and wet (affected) signals.

    3. **Modulation**: Some reverb pedals include modulation effects such as chorus or tremolo that modulate the reverb tail, adding movement and depth to the sound. Modulation can create lush, swirling textures and enhance the overall ambiance of the reverb effect.

    4. **Trail Function**: Many reverb pedals offer a trail function, which allows the reverb tail to continue decaying naturally when the effect is bypassed. This prevents abrupt cutoffs and ensures smooth transitions between affected and unaffected signal states.

    5. **Spring Tank vs. Digital Reverb**: Reverb pedals can use either spring tanks or digital processing to generate reverb effects. Spring reverb pedals emulate the sound of vintage spring reverb units found in amplifiers, while digital reverb pedals use algorithms to simulate a wide range of reverb types and settings.

    6. **Size and Form Factor**: Reverb pedals come in various sizes and form factors, from compact mini pedals to larger, feature-rich units. Choose a pedal size and form factor that fits your pedalboard layout and offers the desired features and controls for your needs.

    Reverb pedals are widely used in various music genres, including rock, blues, jazz, ambient, and experimental music. They can add depth, warmth, and atmosphere to guitar tones, enhance the spatial imaging of recordings, and create immersive soundscapes for performances. Whether used subtly to add a touch of room ambiance or dialed in for dramatic, expansive effects, reverb pedals are essential tools for shaping guitar tones and creating captivating sounds.

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