BOSS Compact Pedals Effects Collector's Guide

  NOM N SERIE Labels INS. C ANY  FABRICAT ANY s
1 AC-2 Acoustic Simulator Taiwan Silver SI SI August 2002 97-05
2 AC-3 Acoustic Simulator Taiwan Dark gray SI SI July 2006 2005
3 AD-2 Acoustic Preamp Taiwan Black SI SI November 2016 2016
4 AW-2 Auto Wah Taiwan Silver SI SI July 1998 91-99
5 AW-3 Dynamic Wah Taiwan Dark gray SI SI October 2004 2000
6 BB-1X Bass Driver Taiwan Black (screw) SI SI December 2014 2014
7 BC-1X Bass Comp Taiwan Black (screw) SI SI December 2017 2016
8 BC-2 Combo Driver Taiwan Dark gray SI SI September 2011 2011
9 BD-2 Blues Driver Taiwan Silver SI SI February 1995 1995
10 BD-2W Blues Driver Taiwan Silver SI SI September 2014 2014
11 BF-2 Flanger Japan t Black (screw)   SI February 1981 80-01
  BF-2 Flanger Japan Black     July 1983 80-01
  BF-2 Flanger Japan Green     January 1988 80-01
  BF-2 Flanger Taiwan Green     May 1990 80-01
  BF-2 Flanger Taiwan Orange     September 1994 80-01
  BF-2 Flanger Taiwan Pink SI SI  April 1998  80-01
  BF-2 Flanger Taiwan Dark Gray     August 1999 80-01
12 BF-2B Bass Flanger Taiwan Green SI SI December 1990 87-93
  BF-2B Bass Flanger Japan Green SI SI September 1987 87-93
13 BF-3 Flanger Taiwan Dark gray SI SI December 2004 2002
14 CE-2 Chorus Japan Ld t Black (screw)     October 1980 79-91
  CE-2 Chorus Japan  Ld Black     November 1981 79-91
  CE-2 Chorus Japan Black     July 1982 79-91
  CE-2 Chorus Japan Green SI SI October 1985 79-91
  CE-2 Chorus Taiwan Green     October 1988 79-91
15 CE-2B Bass Chorus Japan Green SI SI March 1988 87-94
  CE-2B Bass Chorus Taiwan Green     September 1990 87-94
  CE-2B Bass Chorus Taiwan Orange     October 1994 87-94
16 CE-2W Chorus Japan Black SI SI October 2016 2016
17 CE-3 Chorus Japan Black SI SI April 1983 82-89
  CE-3 Chorus Japan Green   SI September 1985 82-89
  CE-3 Chorus Taiwan Green SI SI December 1988 82-89
18 CE-5 Chorus ensemble Taiwan Blue     December 1993 1991
  CE-5 Chorus ensemble Taiwan Pink SI SI  June 1994 1991
  CE-5 Chorus ensemble Taiwan Dark gray SI SI October 2004 1991
19 CEB-3 Bass Chorus Taiwan Pink   SI April 1995 1995
  CEB-3 Bass Chorus Taiwan Dark gray     December 2000 1995
20 CH-1Super Chorus Taiwan Pink     February 1996 1989
  CH-1Super Chorus Taiwan Blue SI SI March 1991 1989
  CH-1Super Chorus Taiwan Dark gray     June 2004 1989
21 CP-1X Compressor Taiwan Black (screw)     November 2016 2016
22 CS-1 Compression Sustainer Japan t Black (screw)   SI August 1980 78-82
  CS-1 Compression Sustainer Japan Black SI SI July 1981 78-82
23 CS-2 Compression Sustainer Japan Black SI SI September 1986 81-88
24 CS-3 Compression Sustainer Japan Black SI   September 1986 1986
  CS-3 Compression Sustainer Taiwan Black   SI February 1991 1986
  CS-3 Compression Sustainer Taiwan Silver   SI February 2003 1986
25 DA-2 Adaptive Distortion Taiwan Dark gray SI SI February 2013 2013-14
26 DC-2 Dimension C Japan Blue SI SI August 1986 85-88
27 DC-2W Dimension C X X        
28 DC-3 Digital Dimension Japan Blue SI SI October 1988 88-92
  DC-3 Digital Space-D Japan Blue   SI October 1990 88-92
29 DD-2 Digital Delay Japan Blue   SI May 1984 84-86
30 DD-3 Digital Delay Japan Blue     October 1990 1986
  DD-3 Digital Delay Taiwan Blue SI SI October 1992 1986
  DD-3 Digital Delay Taiwan Pink SI SI October 1996 1986
  DD-3 Digital Delay Taiwan Dark Gray SI SI  October 2007 1986
31 DD-5 Digital Delay Taiwan Pink SI SI June 1998 95-02
  DD-5 Digital Delay Taiwan Drak gray SI SI May 1999 95-02
32 DD-6 Digital Delay Taiwan Dark gray SI SI May 2005 02-08
33 DD-7 Digital Delay Taiwan Dark gray SI SI June 2008 2008
34 DF-2 Super Distortion & Feedbacker Japan Black SI   November 1984 84-93
  DF-2 Super Feedbacker & Distortion Japan Black SI SI May 1985 84-93
  DF-2 Super Feedbacker & Distortion Taiwan Black     May 1990 84-93
  DF-2 Super Feedbacker & Distortion Taiwan Silver     November 1991 84-93
35 DM-2 Delay Japan Black SI SI August 1983 81-84
  DM-2 Delay Japan Green     March 1984 81-84
  DM-2 Delay Japan Ld X X        
36 DM-2W Delay Taiwan Black SI SI January 2015 2015
37 DM-3 Delay Japan Green   SI October 1984 84-87
38 DN-2 Dyna Drive Taiwan Dark gray SI SI January 2007 07-12
39 DS-1 Distortion Japan t Ld cs Black (screw)     February 1979 1978
  DS-1 Distortion Japan  Ld Black     November 1981 1978
  DS-1 Distortion Japan Black SI SI October 1982 1978
  DS-1 Distortion Taiwan Black SI SI 1988? 1978
  DS-1 Distortion Taiwan Silver     August 2006 1978
40 DS-1-4A Distortion Taiwan Silver (screw) SI SI November 2016
41 DS-1-BK Distortion Taiwan Silver Si Si September 2016
42 DS-1X Distortion Taiwan Black (screw) SI SI January 2014 2014
43 DS-2 Turbo Distortion Japan Silver   SI June 1989 1987
  DS-2 Turbo Distortion Taiwan Silver     July 1994 1987
44 DSD-2 Digital Sampler/Delay Japan Blue   SI June 1985 85-86
45 DSD-3 Digital Sampler/Delay Japan Blue SI SI November 1987 86-89
46 EH-2 Enhancer Taiwan Silver SI SI October 1990 90-98
47 FB-2 Feedbacker/ Booster Taiwan Dark gray SI SI November 2011 11-15
48 FBM-1: Fender 59 Bassman Taiwan Dark gray SI SI February 2007 07-13
49 FDR-1: Fender 65 Deluxe Reverb Taiwan Dark gray SI SI January 2007 07-13
50 FRV-1 Fender Reverb Taiwan Dark gray SI SI September 2009 2009
51 FT-2 Dynamic Filter Japan Black SI SI June 1989 86-89
52 FZ-2 Hyper Fuzz Taiwan Silver SI SI December 1993 93-97
53 FZ-3 Fuzz Taiwan Silver SI SI July 1997 97-99
54 FZ-5 Fuzz Taiwan Dark gray SI SI March 2007 2007
55 GE-6 Equalizer Japan t cs Black (screw)   SI November 1978 78-81
  GE-6 Equalizer Japan Black   SI January 1981 78-81
56 GE-7 Equalizer Japan Black     March 1986 1981
  GE-7 Equalizer Taiwan Black SI SI April 1996 1981
  GE-7 Equalizer Taiwan Silver     August 2005 1981
57 GE-7B Bass Equalizer Japan Black SI SI   87-94
  GE-7B Bass Equalizer Taiwan Black     September 1994 87-94
58 GEB-7 Bass Equalizer Taiwan Silver   SI December 2002 1995
59 HF-2 HiBand Flanger Japan Green   SI January 1986 85-93
  HF-2 HiBand Flanger Taiwan Green     December 1989 85-93
60 HM-2 Heavy Metal Japan Black SI SI August 1985 83-92
  HM-2 Heavy Metal Taiwan Black   SI 1987 83-92
  HM-2 Heavy Metal Taiwan Black   SI February 1989 83-92
  HM-2 Heavy Metal Taiwan Black   SI June 1990 83-92
61 HM-3 Hyper Metal Taiwan Silver SI SI Januar 1996 93-99
62 HR-2 Harmonist Taiwan Pink SI SI April 1998 94-99
  HR-2 Harmonist Taiwan Dark Gray     January 1999 94-99
63 JB-2 Angry Driver Taiwan Black SI SI November 2017 2017
64 LM-2 Limiter Japan Black SI SI May 1987 87-91
65 LM-2B Bass Limiter Taiwan Silver SI SI February 1991 90-94
66 LMB-3 Bass Limiter Enhancer Taiwan Silver SI SI November 2001 1995
67 LS-2 Line selector Taiwan Silver SI SI November 2004 1991
68 MD-2 Mega Distortion Taiwan Silver SI SI February2005 2001
69 ML-2 Metal Core Taiwan Dark gray SI SI February 2007 2007
70 MO-2 Multi Overtone Taiwan Dark gray SI SI February 2013 2013
71 MT-2 Metal Zone Taiwan Silver SI SI January 1997 1991
72 MT-2W Metal Zone X X        
73 MZ-2 Digital Metalizer Japan Blue SI SI May 1990 87-92
74 NF-1 Noise Gate Japan t Ld cs Black (screw)     July 1979 79-82
  NF-1 Noise Gate Japan Black   SI May 1986 79-82
75 NS-2 Noise Suppresor Japan Silver SI SI October 1987. 1987
  NS-2 Noise Suppresor Taiwan Silver SI SI July 2005 1987
76 OC-2 Octaver Japan Black SI SI September 1982 82-03
  OC-2 Octave Japan Black SI SI May 1988 82-03
  OC-2 Octave Taiwan Black   SI December.1992 82-03
  OC-2 Octave Taiwan Silver   SI April 1998 82-03
77 OC-3 Super Octave Taiwan Dark gray SI SI May 2004 2003
78 OD-1 Over Drive Japan t Ld Black (screw)     May 1980 77-88
  OD-1 Over Drive Japan Ld Black     September 1981 77-88
  OD-1 Over Drive Japan Black SI SI March 1982 77-88
  OD-1 Over Drive Japan R Black (screw)     May 2017  
79 OD-1X Over Drive Taiwan Black (screw) Si Si January 2014 2014
80 OD-2 Turbo Overdriver Japan Black   SI May 1987 85-94
  OD-2 Turbo Overdrive Taiwan Black SI SI May 1989 85-94
81 OD-2r Turbo Overdrive Taiwan Silver SI SI December.1997 94-99
82 OD-3 Overdrive Taiwan Silver SI SI January 2005 1997
83 ODB-3 Bass Overdrive Taiwan Silver SI SI August 2005 1994
84 OS-2 Overdrive/distortion Taiwan silver   SI March 2005 1990
85 PH-1 Phaser Japan t Black  (screw) SI   September 1980 77-81
  PH-1 Phaser Japan Black SI   September 1981 77-81
  PH-1 Phaser Japan R Black  (screw)     May 2017  
86 PH-1r  Phaser Japan t Ld Black (screw)     October 1980 80-85
  PH-1r  Phaser Japan  Ld Black     July 1981 80-85
  PH-1r Phaser Japan Black   SI February 1982 80-85
87 PH-2 Super Phaser Japan Black SI SI December 1987 84-00
  PH-2 Super Phaser Taiwan Black     December 1995 84-00
  PH-2 Super Phaser Taiwan Silver SI  SI  May 1999 84-00
88 PH-3 Phase Shifter Taiwan Dark gray SI SI September. 2003 2000
89 PN-2 Tremolo/Pan Taiwan Silver SI SI May 1990 90-93
90 PQ-3B Bass Parametric Equalizer Taiwan Silver   SI March 1991 91-94
91 PQ-4 Parametric Equalizer Taiwan Silver   SI June 1993 91-96
92 PS-2 Pitch Shifter/delay Japan Blue SI SI March 1989 87-93
  PS-2 Pitch Shifter/delay Taiwan Blue   SI April 1992 87-93
93 PS-3 Digital Pitch Shifter/Delay Taiwan Pink SI SI February 1994 94-99
94 PS-5 Super Shifter Taiwan Dark gray   SI October 1999 99-10
95 PS-6 Harmonist Taiwan Dark gray SI SI September 2010 2010
96 PSM-5 Power & Master Switch Japan Black       82-99
  PSM-5 Power & Master Switch Japan Red     December 1986 82-99
  PSM-5 Power & Master Switch Japan Red     December 1988 82-99
  PSM-5 Power & Master Switch Japan Red     December 1989 82-99
  PSM-5 Power & Master Switch Taiwan Red     December 1996 82-99
97 PW-2 Power Drive Taiwan Silver SI SI August 1996 96-97
98 RC-1 Loop Station Taiwan Black SI SI March 2015 2014
99 RC-1-BK Loop Station Taiwan Black SI SI December 2017 2017
100 RC-2 Loop Station Taiwan Dark gray SI SI December 2006 06-11
101 RC-3 Loop Station Taiwan Red SI SI February 2011 2011
102 RV-2 Digital Reverb Japan Dark gray     September 1987 87-89
103 RV-3 Digital reverb/delay Taiwan Pink SI SI October 1994 94-02
  RV-3 Digital reverb/delay Taiwan Dark gray SI SI June 2001 94-02
104 RV-5 Digital Reverb Taiwan Dark gray SI SI June 2005 02-15
105 RV-6 Reverb Taiwan Black SI SI May 2015 2015
106 SD-1 Super Overdrive Japan Black SI SI August 1982 1981
  SD-1 Super Overdrive Taiwan Black     May 1993 1981
  SD-1 Super Overdrive Taiwan Silver     June 2007 1981
107 SD-1W Super Overdrive Taiwan Silver SI SI Auguat 2014 2014
108 SD-2 Dual Overdrive Taiwan Silver   SI February 1996 93-98
109 SG-1 Slow Gear Japan t Black (screw)     October 1980 79-82
110 SP-1 Spectrum Japan t cs Black (screw)     May 1978 77-81
  SP-1 Spectrum Japan R cs Black (screw)     May 2017  
111 ST-2 Power Stack Taiwan Dark gray SI SI July 2010 2010
112 SYB-3 Bass Synthesizer Taiwan Pink     July 1996 96-04
  SYB-3 Bass Synthesizer Taiwan Dark gray SI SI May 2000 96-04
113 SYB-5Bass Synthesizer Taiwan Dark gray SI SI July 2004 2004
114 TE-2 Tera Echo Taiwan Dark gray SI SI May 2013 2013
115 TR-2 Tremolo Taiwan Silver SI SI March 2004 1997
116 TU-2 Chromatic Tuner Taiwan Dark gray SI SI August 2000 98-2010
117 TU-3 Chromatic Tuner Taiwan Dark gray SI SI October 2009 2009
118 TU-3S Chromatic Tuner X         2016
119 TU-3W Chomatic Tuner Japan Black (screw) SI SI April 2018 2016
120 TW-1 T Wah Touch Wah Japan t cs Black (screw)     August 1979 78-88
  TW-1 T Wah Japan  t Ld Black (screw)   SI February 1981 78-88
  TW-1 T Wah Japan Ld Black   SI June 1981 78-88
  TW-1 T Wah Japan Black     May 1985 78-88
121 VB-2 Vibrato Japan Black SI SI December 1982 82-84
122 VB-2W Vibrato Taiwan Black SI SI February 2016 2016
123 VO-1 Vocoder Taiwan Black SI SI May 2016 2016
124 XT-2 Xtortion Taiwan Silver SI SI February 1997 96-98
               
               

 cs = Clear Switch

 t = Tinted

 Ld = Long Dash

R = Reissue