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Boss ES-5
Switching System, Bass and Guitar Effects


Based on the same concept and features as the flagship ES-8, BOSS' ES-5 is pared down to offer more practical and essential use options for typical guitarists and bassists...
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Based on the same concept and features as the flagship ES-8, BOSS' ES-5 is pared down to offer more practical and essential use options for typical guitarists and bassists, and is drastically reduced in size to fit ready-made, standard-size boards. The innovation in creativity of pedalboard systems made possible by the ES-8 has become more available and affordable. Expand your board just by one size and incorporate the ES-5, then you are in for a whole new world of musical expression, not just another utility tool. From this day on, the use of stompboxes will never be the same.

BOSS ES-5 Effects Switching System Includes:

  • AC adaptor
  • Rubber foot x 4
  • Owner's manual

BOSS ES-5 Effects Switching System Features:

  • Programmable switching system with five loops
  • Analog circuit design to protect your pure tone
  • Unprecedented routing flexibility with the ability to change the routing order and create a parallel effect chain
  • External control parameters such as delay time can be saved for each patch
  • Buffers can be turned on/off individually for the input and output and stored in each patch; level variability for output buffer
  • Highly reliable footswitches with switch-noise mute capability
  • Backlit LCD display shows detailed information at a glance
  • 200 patch memories provide unmatched capability for actively gigging musicians
  • Completely customizable pedal function assignments
  • Pro-level practicality and creativity in a compact body

BOSS ES-5 Effects Switching System Specifications:

  • Modes: Memory mode/Manual mode
  • Loops: 5
  • Patch Memory: 200
  • Nominal Input Level: Input, Return 1--5: -10 dBu
  • Maximum Input Level: Input, Return 1--5: +13 dBu
  • Input Impedance: Input: 1 M ohm (Buffer: On)
  • Nominal Output Level: Send 1--5, Output, Tuner: -10dBu
  • Maximum Output Level: Send 1--5, OUTPUT, TUNER: +13dBu
  • Output ImpedanceL Output, Tuner: 1 k ohm (Mixer: On)
  • Recommended Load Impedance: 10 k ohms or greater
  • Controls: Number 1--5 switch, Bank switch, Muteswitch
    • Edit button, Write button, - button, + button, Display/Exit button, Enter button, Cursor left button, Cursor right button
  • Display: 16 characters, 2 lines (backlit LCD)
  • Indicator: Number 1--5 indicator, Bank (Memory/Manual) indicator, Mute indicator
  • Connectors: Input jack, SEND 1--5 jacks, Return 1--5jacks, Output jack,
    • Tuner jack: 1/4" phone type EXT CTL CTL 1/2, CTL 3/4 jacks, CTL IN EXP CTL 1/2 jack: 1/4" TRS phone type
    • MIDI connectors (IN, OUT/THRU)
    • DC IN jack
  • Power Supply: AC adaptor
  • Current Draw: 125 mA
  • Options (sold separately):
    • Footswitch: FS-5U, FS-5L, FS-6, FS-7
    • Expression pedal: FV-500L, FV-500H, Roland EV-5
  • Physical:
    • Dimensions (WxDxH): 13 5/16" x 3 7/8" x 2 11/16" (337 x 97 x 68mm)
    • Weight: 2 lbs 14 oz. (1.3 kg)

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