Boss SD-1W Super Overdrive

Effect for Electric Guitar

  • Overdrive
  • Waza Craft series
  • Controller for: Level, tone and gain
  • Analog circuits
  • Stand and custom modes
  • Power supply and battery operation possible (Suitable power supply Article Nr. 409939 - not included)
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  • Blues
  • Country
  • Lead
  • Rock

Further Information

Overdrive Yes
Distortion No
Fuzz No
Metal No
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Great Quality but not my cup of tea.

04.02.2016
As many a guitar player I'm looking for the holy grail of distortion pedals and the one that suits me best so far is one an unknown brand called Onerr, I believe it's the DST-1. It's not the quitest pedal I've come accros so far noise wise, the wazacraft performs much better but sound wise it can't beat this one. At least not for me. :-)
All the best keep on rocking
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Super overdrive, thanks to Waza even better

Turrican666, 14.04.2018
The Boss SD-1w is one of my favorite overdrive pedals: Compared to the legendary tube screamer it has a similar sound, but more crunch, so it can be used for heavier stuff. Compared to the Boss BD-2, the crunch is roughly comparable, however, the SD-1w is clearly mid-heavy. The balanced sound and the high crunch potential make the pedal universally applicable. It sounds just fine - I have not managed to elicit a bad sound from the pedal.

The SD-1w is a pimped SD-1: It offers an SD-1 standard mode and a custom mode, which you can toggle between using a small switch. The custom mode sounds warmer, rounder, less scratchy. For me, only this one is used. Is that worth almost twice the price? I mean yes: For me, the custom mode sounds much better, and other good overdrive pedals are indeed in a similar price range.

Conclusion: Very nice overdrive pedal, which gives a nice warm overdrive sound, with more crunch than the classic tube screamer. The SD-1w is beautifully balanced in the sound, so it is universally applicable. From my side a clear recommendation for the Waza edition, since the Waza Custom mode in the sound is rounder and simply pleasing.
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