Boss CE-5

Chorus Ensemble Pedal

A truly pleasant Chorus, even its name is reminiscent of the BOSS classics. Let us remind ourselves: with the Roland Jazz Chorus Amp and the BOSS CE 1, Roland/BOSS built the very first Chorus effects. Nowadays this effect can be considered indispensable since there are people who simply do not know any more, what a Clean sound without a Chorus actually sounds like. Alongside the usual Rate, Depth and Level controls there is also a filter control, which allows a fine tuning of the effects characteristics.

  • Mild, natural stereo chorus
  • High and low-cut filter
  • Level, Rate, Depth and Filter controls
  • Battery operation possible
  • Power adaptor optional (Thomann NT AC/PSA # 409939)
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  • E-Piano Off-On
  • Funk Bass Off-On
  • Funk Off-On
  • Indie Off-On
  • Jazz Off-On
  • Prog Off-On

Further Information

Chorus Yes
Flanger No
Phaser No
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Perfect all-round chorus
Dan Monaghan, 28.12.2019
I use this pedal primarily for bass, and honestly this is better than the specific BOSS bass chorus. The low/high filter gives you so much more tonal variety, which is lacking on the CEB-3. Aside from that, it's typical BOSS design: easy to understand for beginners, durable, reliable, and has a great distinct sound. This thing is perfect both for post-punk twangy strums and for fretless jazz playing with plenty of harmonics. Cannot recommend enough.
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Br7ian, 03.06.2013
The pedal is quite simple to use, once you expirement with it for a short while. The Pedal has an E. Level (Wet/Dry signal), Rate (Vibrato effect), Depth (Level of Chorus), and a Filter. The unique thing about this chorus, over the Boss Super Chorus, is its Filter. Its a two-stage filter, so basicly you can filter your Hi's and Lo's (Bass & Treble). The filter is really the reason i chose this pedal, because you can achieve alot more sounds w/ it. This pedal can make a large variaty of sounds. I can tweak this pedal to perfection at times. Currently I'm playing a MIM Stratocaster along w/ a Peavey Classic 30, and the pedal can achieve the sound of my favorite artists like RHCP, Janes Addiction, and Jimi Hendrix. This is my personal favorite Chorus pedal, and I've owned a EHX small clone, and I think its a great pedal as well, but I prefer this over it, simply because you can tweak this Boss to sound exactly how you like.
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