Zoom B3 Effects and Amp Simulator Pedal

£131.00 RRP £179.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 25685

Zoom B3 Effects and Amp Simulator Pedal


Zoom's B3 Bass Effects and Amp Simulator combines the ease of a stompbox pedalboard with the power of a multi-effects processor and a USB audio interface. With complete control over individual effects and amp modeling, you can change your tones on the fly for both stage and studio.

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The B3 offers three large LCD displays and corresponding footswitches that form a graphical interface, allowing you to utilize up to three stompbox and amp effects simultaneously. The interface has also been simplified with three control knobs for each display. This intuitive design makes creating, saving and rearranging the effect chain of your sounds a breeze and provides easy navigation in live and studio settings.

Evolution of tube amp simulation.

A newly developed sigmoid curve clipper re-creates the smooth clipping of a tube amp?s waveform. From the warm, fat sound of R&B to the intense, aggressive tone of metal, the B3 can simulate amplifier sounds that are authentic to the original models while maintaining the nuances of fingering and picking techniques.

Super-real amp modeling.

The B3's 12 super-real amp models range from vintage to the latest trends in amp technology, each with its own distinct cabinet modeling that can be used to alter its tone characteristics. By combining different amplifiers and cabinets, you can digitally create your own custom rig. The B3's modeling technology provides the best tone for both live performance and direct recording.

99 world-renowned stompbox effects.

The B3 offers 99 diverse types of stompbox effects, including some of the world's most popular bass pedals and rack-mounted processors. You can use up to three effects in any combination, as well as its high-quality stereo tube presets and bass synthesizers. It also includes patches personally designed by four of the world's top bassists: Victor Wooten (B? Fleck & the Flecktones), David Ellefson (Megadeth), Frank Bello (Anthrax) and Doug Wimbish (Living Colour). In addition, the B3 can store up to 100 of your original creations without a hitch.


  • Effect Types 111
  • Simultaneous Effects 3 3
  • Patch Memory 10 patches x 10 banks
  • Sampling Frequency 44.1kHz
  • A/D Conversion 24bit, 128times over-sampling
  • D/A Conversion 24bit, 128times over-sampling
  • Signal Processsing 32bit floating point and 32bit fixed point
  • Frequency Response 20Hz?20kHz +1dB-3dB(10k?load)
  • Display LCD?
  • Input 1/4'' phone jack
  • Rated input level: -20dBm
  • Input impedance: 1M?
  • ACTIVE/PASSIVE(Switch selectable)
  • Output R 1/4'' phone jack
  • Maximum output level: [line]+5dBm(Output load impedance 10k? or higher)
  • L/Mono/Phone 1/4'' stereo phone jack (LINE / PHONES)
  • Maximum output level: [line]+5dBm(Output load impedance 10k? or higher)
  • [PHONES] 20mW+20mW(32?load)
  • Balanced Output XLR jack
  • Output impedance: 100?(HOT-GND?COLD-GND)?200?(HOT-COLD)
  • PRE/POST(Switch selectable)
  • GND LIFT(Switch selectable)
  • Control Input For FP02 / FS01
  • USB Audio Interface: 16bit / 44.1kHz
  • Supported OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7, Mac OS X v10.4 / 10.5 / 10.6 / 10.7
  • Noise Floor -100dBm
  • Power AC adapter DC9V/Center negative/500mA(ZOOM AD-16)
  • Batteries AA/LR6 battery x 4
  • Battery Life: 6hours (with alkaline batteries)
  • USB Bus power
  • Dimensions 170(D)x234(W)x54(H)mm
  • Weight 1.2kg (without batteries)
  • Options FP02 expression pedal, FS01 foot switch