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Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal with Power Supply – New Boss Overdrive Guitar Effect Pedal

£82.00

The Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal with Power Supply is the essential overdrive for pros and beginners alike. Earning itself legendary status based on 40 years of peerless performance – this is easily the most unique overdrive pedal on the market. All thanks to clever asymmetrical clipping. Most overdrive pedals clip symmetrically giving a slightly…

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The Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal with Power Supply is in New condition and made by Boss , it is a great Overdrive Guitar Effect Pedal – The Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal with Power Supply is the essential overdrive for pros and beginners alike. Earning itself legendary status based on 40 years of peerless performance – this is easily the most unique overdrive pedal on the market. All thanks to clever asymmetrical clipping. Most overdrive pedals clip symmetrically giving a slightly thinner sound – thats because asymmetrical clipping creates more harmonic overtones. This gives a richer thicker sound overall. Its a design feature which is patented by Boss (Roland) meaning the SD-1 is the only overdrive pedal that can offer this incredible tonal secret. And all this iconic tone comes included with a Boss PSA-230 too. So you not only receive a pedal with serious sonic attitude and versatility but an official Boss Power Supply with almost 10 feet of cable length giving you immense performing freedom both tonally and physically. . Available from Just Pedals for only £ 82 Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal Boss brilliance Full of character. The Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal has been a mainstay on many pedalboards since its introduction in 1981 – its legendary. A must-have pedal all thanks to its unique sound and versatile range of overdriven tones. If you want a pedal with character to give you an extra lift and pleasantly colour your sound regardless of gain setting there arent many pedals out there that can eclipse the SD-1. The patented asymmetric clipping design adds a brilliance to your tone perfect for big crunchy open chord rhythm work and soaring intricate lead runs alike.Packed with iconic Boss quality the pedal innovators truly believe this might be the one pedal every player needs. And thats because of its immensely versatility attitude. So no matter your mood or genre youll find the SD-1 Super Overdrive delivers the perfect sound for almost any style you want to play. From classy cleans and slightly driven amp tones right on through to mild/moderate overdrive this Boss SD-1 can handle it all. You can literally explore everything from gritty blues and classic rock to pop jazz country and more. It was birthed to help your creativity thrive.The Boss SD-1 also features a mid-boost which will push your tone right to the front of the mix so your tone sits perfectly with your band youll always be heard and youll always take centre-stage. Expect rich tonal presence superb clarity and a gorgeous warmth with wide-reaching dynamics. But thats not all a drive dial is perfect for your rhythm parts when set low and higher settings are perfect for all your fat scorching leads as well. If you need that extra kick from your playing the SD-1 is certain to work wonders for your tone. A must-have accessory included The perfect PSU to power your Boss effects. Improved and road-ready the PSA-230 delivers 9v DC at up to 500mA and you now have even more cable length to play around with – almost 10 feet. So you can move around the stage studio or rehearsal room with great ease and confidence. Theres also an LED indicator for quick visual verification of the Boss PSA-230s on or off status. Everything you need to get creative with Boss in one convenient package. Specifications – Boss SD-1 Model Name: Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal Model Code: SD-1 Input Impedance: 470 k ohms Output Impedance: 10 k ohms or greater Connectors: INPUT Jack OUTPUT Jack AC Adaptor Jack (DC 9 V) Power Supply: DC 9 V: Dry Battery 9 V type (6F22/9 V) AC Adaptor Current Draw: 4 mA (DC 9 V) Accessories: Dry Battery 9 V type (6F22/9 V) Dimensions: (W) 73 mm 2-7/8 inches (D) 129 mm 5-1/8 inches (H) 59 mm 2-3/8 inches Weight: 0.4 kg 0 lbs. 15 oz. Specifications – Boss PSA-230 Power Supply Product: Boss PSA-230 Power Supply Product Code: PSA-230 Input: 230v – 50Hz

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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.

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  • An overdrive pedal is a type of guitar effects pedal that simulates the sound of a vintage tube amplifier pushed into overdrive or distortion. It adds warmth, richness, and harmonic complexity to the guitar signal, creating a smooth, saturated tone that ranges from mild grit to full-on distortion. Here’s how overdrive pedals work and some common features:

    1. **Gain**: The gain control adjusts the amount of overdrive or distortion applied to the guitar signal. Turning up the gain increases the intensity of the overdrive, while lowering it produces a cleaner, more transparent sound.

    2. **Level**: The level control adjusts the output volume of the pedal. This allows you to match the volume level of the overdriven signal with your clean signal or boost the overall volume for solos or lead lines.

    3. **Tone**: The tone control (sometimes labeled as “tone” or “EQ”) adjusts the frequency response of the overdriven signal. Turning it clockwise boosts the highs and cuts the lows, resulting in a brighter tone. Turning it counterclockwise boosts the lows and cuts the highs, producing a darker tone.

    4. **Drive (or Distortion)**: Some overdrive pedals feature a separate drive control, which determines the intensity of the overdrive effect independently of the gain control. This allows for more fine-tuned control over the amount of saturation and distortion in the tone.

    5. **True Bypass vs. Buffered Bypass**: Overdrive pedals may have either true bypass or buffered bypass circuits. True bypass preserves the guitar’s original tone when the pedal is turned off, while buffered bypass maintains signal integrity and prevents signal loss when the pedal is engaged.

    6. **Voicing Options**: Some overdrive pedals offer voicing options or switchable modes that allow you to tailor the character of the overdrive to suit your playing style or musical genre. This may include options for different clipping diodes, EQ curves, or saturation levels.

    7. **Stacking**: Overdrive pedals are often used in combination with other effects pedals, such as boost pedals, distortion pedals, or modulation effects. Stacking multiple overdrive pedals can create unique tonal textures and dynamic range, allowing for greater versatility and customization of your guitar tone.

    Overdrive pedals are widely used in various music genres, including blues, rock, country, and jazz. Guitarists use them to add warmth, grit, and character to their tone, whether they’re playing rhythm parts, lead lines, or solos. An overdrive pedal is a staple on many pedalboards, offering classic tones and timeless appeal for guitarists of all levels and styles.

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