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Boss DD-3T Digital Delay Pedal

Updated version of the industry-standard DD-3, now featuring tap tempo!

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Elliot Stent

Boss pedals remain the most popular in the business, adored for their first-class sounds and bulletproof enclosures. The DD-3 digital delay has been one of the company's best-selling units since the late '80s. And over three decades later, they've updated this classic stompbox with enhanced functionality, while fully retaining the original’s sound and familiar control layout.

With the Boss DD-3T, it’s now possible to tap in delay tempos using the onboard switch or via an external switch - with your choice of three beat subdivisions. The direct output jack has also been moved next to the main output, providing easier connectivity for wet/dry setups.

BOSS DD-3T Demo ft. Andrew Groves of Arcane Roots

Here's what Boss says about the DD-3T Delay Pedal:

A Classic Through and Through

In continuous production for over three decades, the DD-3 has been the go-to delay stomp for countless players. Based on the DD-2—the world’s first digital delay pedal from 1983—the DD-3 is revered for its warm, round delay tone and simple controls that let you dial in sounds fast. The DD-3T’s sound circuitry and controls are identical to the DD-3, delivering every drop of that classic vibe you know and love.

Tap Tempo On Board

A key addition the DD-3T brings is tap tempo, an essential feature for creating the rhythmic delay effects at the heart of many guitar styles. In delay mode, hold the pedal switch for two seconds to toggle between bypass and tap operation. And for on-demand tap control, simply connect an external footswitch. When the DD-3T receives tap input, up to 800 ms of delay time is available, and the Mode knob sets the tap subdivision (quarter-note triplet, dotted-eighth note, or quarter note).

Direct Out for Wet/Dry Setups

The DD-3T features a direct output jack like the DD-3, but it’s been moved next to the main output jack to make connections easier. Plugging a cable into the direct out converts the main out to delay only, allowing you to send wet and dry signals to different amps for wide, immersive sounds. And if your amp or switcher has a parallel effects loop, just connect a dummy plug to the direct out to mute the dry sound for effect-only blending.    

Hold That Loop

The original DD-3 (and DD-2 before) included a forward-thinking Hold function, which allowed you to capture a sound up to 800 ms long, play it continuously, and jam over the top. Many years later, BOSS further developed this creative concept with the successful Loop Station products, which helped spawn the new musical style of live looping. The DD-3T includes the same Hold function as the DD-3, but it’s been renamed “Short Loop” to reflect today’s common usage.

Features

  • Updated version of the industry-standard DD-3, with enhanced functionality for modern players
  • Ultra-easy operation for fast sound creation
  • Delay time of 12.5 to 800 ms, divided into three ranges for quick setup
  • Tap in tempos with the onboard pedal switch or an external footswitch
  • Short Loop setting for creating phrase loops (same as the Hold function on the original DD-3) 
  • Direct output for sending dry and wet sounds to separate amps
  • Main and direct output jacks now positioned on one side of the pedal
  • BOSS five-year warranty

Specifications

  • 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
  • Bypass: Buffered

Controls

  • MODE knob
  • TIME knob
  • FEEDBACK knob
  • E.LEVEL(Effect Level) knob
  • Pedal switch

Connectors

  • INPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • OUTPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • DIRECT OUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • TEMPO jack: 1/4-inch phone type
  • 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: 45 mA

Dimensions

  • 73 (W) x 129 (D) x 59 (H) mm
  • 2-7/8 (W) x 5-1/8 (D) x 2-3/8 (H) inches

Weight (including battery)

  • 420 g
  • 15 oz

Accessories

  • Owner's Manual
  • Leaflet ("USING THE UNIT SAFELY," "IMPORTANT NOTES," and "Information")
  • Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61)

Options (sold separately)

  • AC adaptor: PSA series
  • Footswitch: FS-5U, FS-6, FS-7
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