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BOSS MS-3 Multi Effects Switcher

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Introducing the BOSS MS-3 Multi Effects Switcher, a revolutionary pedalboard solution that brings together a world-class multi-effects engine and a versatile multi-pedal switcher in a compact unit. With the MS-3, you have the power to create professional-grade effects systems that are portable, lightweight, and incredibly flexible.

Unleash your creativity with the MS-3, which allows you to run six internal pedal effects simultaneously while seamlessly integrating three of your favorite external pedals. This means you can achieve virtually any sound you desire, whether you're looking for lush reverbs, atmospheric delays, gritty overdrives, or modulation effects that take your tone to new heights. The possibilities are endless.

The MS-3 features 112 built-in effects types for both guitar and bass, ensuring that you have a wide range of options to shape your sound. From classic effects like chorus, phaser, and tremolo to modern innovations like pitch shifters and compressors, the MS-3 has you covered. The effects are organized into six categories, allowing you to access them easily and customize your signal chain for optimal performance.

Designed with ease of use in mind, the MS-3 boasts an intuitive user interface with a backlit LCD, editing knobs, and panel LEDs that indicate the on/off status of loops and effects. The LCD screen provides clear visibility of patch and bank numbers, making it effortless to navigate through your presets. With 200 patch locations, you have ample storage space to save your custom effects and control setups for quick recall.

Not only does the MS-3 excel in its effects capabilities, but it also offers deep rig control functionalities. You can switch amp channels, adjust effects parameters in real-time, and even work with MIDI devices for seamless integration with your setup. The MS-3 is a true command center for your rig, allowing you to focus on your performance without any compromises.

Whether you're a gigging musician in need of a versatile fly rig, a studio enthusiast looking for a compact effects solution, or a beginner starting your effects journey, the BOSS MS-3 Multi Effects Switcher is the ultimate tool to unleash your sonic potential.


- Modes: Memory mode/Manual mode
- Loops: 3
- AD Conversion: 24 bits + AF method (Adaptive Focus method)
- DA Conversion: 24 bits
- Sampling Frequency: 44.1 kHz
- Effects: 112 types
- Patches: 200
- Nominal Input Level: INPUT: -10 dBu, LOOPS L1--3 RETURN: -10 dBu
- Maximum Input Level: INPUT: +7 dBu, LOOPS L1--3 RETURN: +7 dBu
- Input Impedance: INPUT: 1 M ohms
- Nominal Output Level: OUTPUT L/MONO, R: -10 dBu, LOOPS L1--3 SEND: -10 dBu
- Output Impedance: OUTPUT L/MONO, R: 1 k ohms
- Recommended Load Impedance: OUTPUT L/MONO, R: 10 k ohms or greater, LOOPS 1--3 SEND: 10 k ohms or greater
- Controls: Number switches 1--4, MEMORY/MANUAL switch, ON/OFF button, MENU button, EDIT button, EXIT button, ENTER button, 1--3 knobs, POWER switch
- Display: Graphic LCD (132 x 32 dots, backlit LCD)
- Indicator: Number indicators 1--4, MEMORY/MANUAL indicator, On/Off indicators (FX1, MOD1, L1--3, FX2, MOD2, DLY, REV)
- Connectors: INPUT jack, LOOPS L1--3 SEND jacks, LOOPS L1--3 RETURN jacks, OUTPUT (L/MONO, R) jacks, CTL OUT CTL1/2 jack, CTL IN EXP1 CTL1/2 jack, CTL IN EXP2 CTL3/4 jack, USB COMPUTER port, MIDI OUT connector, DC IN jack
- Power Supply: AC adaptor
- Current Draw: 280 mA
- Accessories: AC adaptor, Rubber feet x 4, Owner's manual, Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
- Options (sold separately): Footswitch: FS-5U, FS-5L, FS-6, FS-7, Expression pedal: EV-30, FV-500L, FV-500H, Roland EV-5
- Size and Weight: Width: 275 mm (10-7/8 inches), Depth: 97 mm (3-7/8 inches), Height: 68 mm (2-11/16 inches), Weight: 1.1 kg (2 lbs 7 oz)


- Powerful integrated solution for creating a compact professional pedalboard
- Six simultaneous pedal effects and three external pedal loops for unlimited sound creation
- 112 built-in effects types for guitar and bass, including delays, reverbs, mod/pitch effects, overdrives, distortions, and more
- Intuitive user interface for easy patch creation
- Backlit LCD, editing knobs, and panel LEDs for on/off status of loops and effects
- Control assign, wave pedal, and other functions for real-time expression
- Jacks for amp channel switching, effects control, and more
- MIDI output for working with MIDI-enabled effects
- Built-in tuner, noise suppressor, and global EQ
- USB for patch creation and backup via free MS-3 Editor/Librarian software

With the BOSS MS-3 Multi Effects Switcher, you have a world of effects at your feet, ready to inspire your creativity and take your performance to new heights. Whether you're a touring musician, studio enthusiast, or a beginner exploring the world of effects, the MS-3 is your ultimate tool for sonic exploration and control.