Sunrise Guitars in Fayetteville, Arkansas is proud to carry the Boss SY-1 Synthesizer pedal. With the SY-1, it’s never been easier to infuse your creative arsenal with BOSS’s legendary guitar synth technology. This amazingly expressive tool is filled with 121 ultra-responsive sounds, all distilled down into a BOSS compact pedal that slides easily into any setup. Best of all, it’s as simple to use as a standard stompbox, so you don’t need any background in synth programming to bring a new world of sonic textures to your music.
SY-1 Sound Types
• LEAD 1/2—A wide range of sounds suitable for single-note soloing.
• PAD—Full tones that work great with chords, from layered pads to synth brass and more.
• BASS—Fat synth bass sounds, including filtered and sub-octave tones.
• STR—Classic analog-style strings, including layered voices and sweeping textures.
• ORGAN—A large selection of organ sounds, including many with rotary-style modulation.
• BELL—Percussive synth sounds with metallic resonance.
• SFX 1/2—A variety of synth sound effects, including explosive one-shot sounds, animated pitch/filter voices, and more.
• SEQ 1/2—Pulsating sounds with rhythmic pitch or filter changes.
Nominal Input Level: INPUT, RETURN: -20 dBu
Input Impedance: INPUT, RETURN: 2.2 M ohms
Nominal Output Level: OUTPUT, SEND: -20 dBu
Output Impedance: OUTPUT, SEND: 1 k ohms
Recommended Load Impedance: 10 k ohms or greater
Bypass: Buffered bypass
Controls: Pedal switch, GUITAR/BASS switch, TYPE knob, VARIATION knob, TONE knob, DEPTH knob, EFFECT knob, DIRECT knob
Indicator: CHECK indicator (Serves also as battery check indicator)
Connectors: INPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type, OUTPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type, SEND jack: 1/4-inch phone type, RETURN jack: 1/4-inch phone type, EXP/CTL jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type, DC IN jack
Power Supply: Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61), AC adaptor (PSA series: sold separately)
Current Draw: 85 mA
Expected battery life under continuous use: Alkaline: Approx. 3 hours
*These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.
Accessories: Owner's manual, Leaflet ("USING THE UNIT SAFELY," "IMPORTANT NOTES," and "Information"), Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61)
Width: 73 mm, 2-7/8 inches
Depth: 129 mm, 5-1/8 inches
Height: 59 mm, 2-3/8 inches
Weight (including battery): 450 g, 1 lb