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Boss is a manufacturer of effects pedals for electric guitar and bass guitar. It is a division of the Roland Corporation, a Japanese manufacturer that specializes in musical equipment and accessories. For many years Boss manufactured a range of products related to effects processing for guitars, including “compact” and “twin” effects pedals, multi-effect pedals, electronic tuners, and pedal boards. In more recent times they have expanded their line to include Digital Studios, rhythm machines and other electronic equipment.
When Roland decided to form a subsidiary company dedicated to guitars in the early 1970s, they originally intended to call it MEG (Musical Engineering Group). Realizing, however, that Meg was a girl’s name and might dissuade male guitarists, they searched for a name that would connote power and mastership, and eventually came up with Boss.

The earliest Boss product was called B-100 The Boss, released in 1976. This came with a clip-on pre-amp and a pickup to amplify acoustic guitars. At this point the Boss company had not been formed and it was still technically a Roland product.

Boss compact pedals were originally produced in Japan, until circa 1990 where production moved to Taiwan. Some users claim there is a sound difference between the two, although there is no conclusive evidence to prove the superiority of either. Earlier units came with a metal screw securing the battery compartment, later models retained the metal screw, adding a plastic knob for tool-less battery removal. The labels on the bottom of the pedals come in several different colours including black, silver, green, pink and blue. Apart from this the basic design has remained unchanged for over 25 years.

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CHF 299.00 Regular price: CHF 319.00 VAT 8.1% included. Without shipping costs.
For a performance-focused looping pedal that can turn your inspiration into a full song quickly, look to the BOSS RC-10R Rhythm Loop Station Pedal. The RC-10R's serial two-track operation is optimized for crafting loop performances with two independent song parts. Tap into over 280 built-in...
CHF 205.00 Regular price: CHF 229.00 VAT 8.1% included. Without shipping costs.
Step up to the RC-5 and prime your pedalboard with maximum looping range. Capture sound with premium 32-bit quality, navigate parameters and monitor loop status with the backlit LCD, and tap into expanded operation via the control jack and TRS MIDI I/O. And with over 50 rhythms, 13 hours of...
CHF 299.00 Regular price: CHF 329.00 VAT 8.1% included. Without shipping costs.
The RC-500 is an essential partner for guitarists, singer/songwriters, multi-instrumentalists, and anyone who wants to take their looping to the next level. Craft real-time compositions with two loop tracks, mic and stereo instrument inputs, rhythms, and inspiring Loop FX, all backed by premium...
CHF 105.00 Regular price: CHF 128.00 VAT 8.1% included. Without shipping costs.
The RC-1 is a straightforward looper that is easy to operate. Experience the fun of looping when you record, playback, overdub, and undo or redo loops using this compact BOSS stompbox. The RC-1 also retains the BOSS quality and performance that musicians around the world have come to expect and rely...
CHF 80.00 VAT 8.1% included. Without shipping costs.
Control anything from effects to violin volume....
CHF 70.00 VAT 8.1% included. Without shipping costs.
The reference of all expression pedals...

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