Boss DS-1X Distortion Special Edition Effects Pedal

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  • Ultra Responsive with Premium Tone
  • Unmatched Performance
  • User Friendly Design
  • Roadworthy Boss Construction

Boss DS-1X Distortion Special Edition Effects Pedal


The Boss DS-1X is a special edition distortion pedal with premium tone and an unmatched level of performance for guitarists. Boss's 35 years of innovation in pedal design has resulted in a technologically advanced pedal you'll find inspiring and ultra responsive.

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The DS-1X completely redefines the distortion stomp, kicking it into a new universe of dynamic response and clarity. Powered by BOSS MDP technology, this amazing pedal delivers distortion that sounds perfect no matter where you play on the neck, even at the highest gain settings.

You'll enjoy tight response on the low strings and fat, singing tones on the highest notes, plus exceptional definition when playing two or more notes at a time. At every setting, the sound is never muddy or boomy, while the smooth, natural presence ensures that you always cut through without harshness or nasal overtones. With the DS-1X, your distortion tone feels and sounds "dialed in" the instant you turn it on, providing a rich, satisfying playing experience that's both effortless and inspiring.


  • Special edition BOSS distortion pedal with next-generation sound, feel, and tonal response
  • All-new design provides a superior playing experience that?s unattainable with analog distortion pedals
  • Powerful real-time processing adapts to your playing to provide ideal distortion tones in every register
  • Enjoy perfect sounds over the entire fretboard, from tight, crisp tones on the low strings to fat, singing tones on the highest notes
  • High-clarity distortion sound that?s never muddy or boomy, even when playing two or more notes at the same time
  • Ultra-responsive to volume changes and picking dynamics
  • Very low noise, even with high-gain settings
  • Drive, High, and Low knobs offer a wide range of sound shaping not found in typical stompbox pedals
  • Striking appearance with exclusive chrome knobs and control plate, plus vintage silver knob for battery compartment access
  • Features BOSS' innovative Multi-Dimensional Processing (MDP), realized with proprietary technology and custom DSP


  • Nominal Input Level: -20 dBu
  • Input Impedance: 1 M ohm
  • Nominal Output Level: -20 dBu
  • Output Impedance: 1 k ohm
  • Recommended Load Impedance: 10 k ohms or greater
  • Controls:
    • Pedal switch
    • LEVEL knob
    • LOW knob
    • HIGH knob
    • DIST knob
  • Indicator: CHECK indicator (Serves also as battery check indicator)
  • Connectors:
    • INPUT jack
    • OUTPUT jack
    • AC adaptor jack (DC 9 V)
  • Power Supply:
    • Alkaline battery (9V, 6LR61) or Carbon-zinc battery (9V, 6F22)
    • AC adaptor (sold separately)
  • Current Draw: 45 mA
  • Expected battery life under continuous use:
    • Alkaline: Approx. 9 hours
    • Carbon: Approx. 2.5 hours * These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.
  • Accessories:
    • Owner's Manual
    • Leaflet ("USING THE UNIT SAFELY," "IMPORTANT NOTE," and "Information")
    • Alkaline battery (9V, 6LR61)
  • Option (sold separately): AC adaptor (PSA series)

Size and Weight

  • Width: 73 mm (2-7/8 inches)
  • Depth: 129 mm (5-1/8 inches)
  • Height: 59 mm (2-6/16 inches)
  • Weight: 450 g (0 lbs. 16 oz.)