Boss JB-2 Overdrive/Distortion

Effects pedal

  • Overdrive
  • Combines the sounds of the BOSS BD-2 Blues Driver & the Angry Charlie by JHS Pedals
  • 3 Double-turn controls for independent control of drive, tone and level with each overdrive type
  • Mode switch to select the Overdrive type
  • Two serial connections for stacked sounds or parallel connection
  • Extra mode switches between BOSS and JHS overdrives. (integrated pedal switch)
  • Connection for optional foot switch or external effect switcher for remote control of pedal modes and bypass
  • Multi-colour LED: BOSS mode (blue), JHS mode (red) Combined mode (purple)
  • Input: 6.3 mm jack
  • Remote input: 6.3 mm jack
  • Output: 6.3 mm jack
  • Power supply connection (coaxial socket 5.5 x 2.1 mm - negative pin inside)
  • Power consumption: 50 mA
  • Power supply with 9 V battery or via 9 V DC power supply (not included, suitable power supply: Art. 102842)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 73 x 129 x 59 mm
  • Weight: 440 g
  • 5 years BOSS warranty
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  • Fuzz - Jhs to Boss
  • Fuzzrock 2 - Jhs Boss Switch
  • Fuzzrock - Boss to Jhs
  • Metal - Boss
  • Rock - Jhs
  • Stoner - Jhs Boss Parallel

Further information

Overdrive Yes
Distortion Yes
Fuzz No
Metal No

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Excellent combination of two great pedals.

Jardin, 07.12.2017
I was caught between purchasing an Angry Charlie when I found this pedal, and figured how could I turn down an added Blues Driver? It's exactly what you'd expect, with the cranked Marshall growl of the JHS side, and the buttery overdrive of the Boss side. Parallel mode also offers a killer tone. My only complaint could be the need for the extra footswitch to really get the mot of the pedal, but if you have one already, the tones are endless and accessible. Would highly recommend.
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Arttu the Ace, 28.11.2017
This pedal has been long awaiting (and had to wait for a few months now), but the expectation has been rewarded. The pedal therefore has two excellent razor pedals in the same and can be used in many ways. My own favorite was definitely using chipsets in parallel so that with another crack you can take thick fuzzimurines and the other one with better language segregation overdrive. The pedal also has a very low noise level with hard gauze. Using an external pedal makes it possible to have many additional features, so there are tremendous uses!
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