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BOSS DS-1X Distortion Guitar FX Pedal


The Boss DS-1X Distortion is the modern evolution of a pedal that has remained an untouched classic for decades. Boss haven't been dormant in that time though: the new DS-1X features the very cutting edge of Boss technology to ensure an unmatched distortion. Be sure to watch our video demo coming soon: you have to hear it to believe it!

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DS-1X: Distortion, Special Edition BOSS Pedal with Premium Tone!

The DS-1X launches the famous BOSS distortion into a modern era of expression, delivering an unmatched level of performance for guitarists with an ear for tone. This next-generation stomp combines over 35 years of innovation in pedal design with the most advanced technologies, bringing you a completely new tonal experience that’s only possible with the legendary expertise of BOSS. Prepare to be amazed—the inspiring and ultra-responsive DS-1X will change your thinking about distortion pedals forever.

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

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.


  • 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)
  • 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.)
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