Boss OC-3

Super Octave Stomp Box

This interesting effect has been known ever since Jimi Hendrix, and also the solo from Paranoid//Black Sabbath owes its unique sound to this stomp box. The Boss Octaver OC-3 adds a tone to the original sound that is one octave lower. New to the first mode is a distortion effect, with which one can make the sound even more aggressive; always a good choice if you don't want to play the typical Wes Montgomery octaves. In addition in the second (OC-2) mode, a second tone, another octave lower, can be mixed to the signal (though, in this case, you should be really playing very high notes - the speaker will thank you for that).

A third mode also allows polyphonic octaves - in short: Even chords can be played at lower octaves. Of course you can do that with a pitch shifter, but rarely without audible delay - in this respect, the BOSS Octaver is much tighter and is also much cheaper.

Interesting device for giving your solos a very special touch.

  • For bass and electric guitar with 3 different modes to choose from
  • Drive mode with distortion for richer sound
  • OC-2 mode 1 to 2 octaves
  • Polyphonic mode can also octave chords
  • Special input for bass and guitar
  • Controls for Direct Level, Octave Level, Range, Mode
  • Outputs: Direct and mono
  • Power supply via a 9 V battery or a 9 V DC power supply unit (coaxial connection - negative inside - not included, article nr 409939)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 73 x 129 x 59 mm
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27.02.2015
I find this pedal to be useful in achieving a good deep sound...but only on the A-G strings for my 4-string Sterling. On the E string, the pedal has trouble tracking the notes and gives a warbley flickering effect - this is disappointing. The controls do little to rectify this. But if you mostly play a little higher it should be no problem for you.
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Slimholio, 19.02.2018
This pedal does exactly what it says it does. It makes my acoustic or electric sound like a bass. It has added so much to my sound.
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