Boss SYB-5

Bass Synthesizer as an Effect Pedal

  • 11 new or greatly improved sounds
  • For the finest synth basses
  • Sound 10 and 11 are now also polyphonic!
  • Input for an expression pedal (Roland EV-5) for manual control of the filter or the LFO speed
  • New "Sound Hold" function = Endless sustain for a deep note for "drumming" (this was only possible with Leger strings), this function is activated with the SYB-3 foot pedal
  • Suitable power supply unit not included: Article 409939
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  • Rock

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Bass synthesizer for advanced users

Tobias aus S., 15.08.2014
The boss bass synthesizer is one of the best synthies I ever had. The sound covers a wide range from "just a little bit" to "absolutely crazy synth bass sound".
The handling is a bit confusing at the beginning. There are a lot of different modes and settings to understand. The manual doesn't help at all, but one can find a lot of examples and helpful threads and videos on youtube and the rest of the internet. After having understood what's going on, this is a really good synth.
The quality of the pedal is also, as known from boss pedals, really good. It comes in a metal framework with heavy duty knobs and high end jacks. Sad that one has to buy a DC adapter. Battery use is not recommended, it's consumption is quite high and the batteries won't last really long.
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OleksandrB, 23.07.2014
I have bought this one like a present for my friend bassist.
A good manual goes with it, so there is instructions to make any kind of tone.
Look for the video reviews if you have questions, but this pedal is one of the best.
If you like to play any kind of electronic music than this pedal is the first stage to find out and understand what kind of sound you want.
We have tried to play dub step, it does the job!
Pros:
- Solid body
- I like the battery option
- Reach sounds

Cons:
- after sometime you have to tighten the screw on battery bay.
In Total: the best in the price range.
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