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BOSS SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal

The BOSS SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal produces the warm, natural distortion of an overdriven tube amplifier while maintaining the subtle nuances of a player’s picking technique. This is one of BOSS’ more subtle and smooth overdrive pedals, perfect for blues and rock.


BOSS SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal Specifications: 


  • Nominal Input Level-20 dBu
  • Input Impedance 1 M ohm
  • Nominal Output Level-20 dBu
  • Output Impedance: 1 k ohm
  • Recommended Load Impedance 10 k ohms or greater
  • Bypass Buffered bypass
  • Controls: DRIVE knob; TONE knob; LEVEL knob; Pedal switch
  • Indicator CHECK indicator (Used for indication of check battery)
  • Connectors INPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type; OUTPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type; DC IN jack
  • Power Supply: Carbon-zinc battery (9 V, 6F22) or Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61)
  • AC adaptor (PSA series: sold separately)
  • Current Draw 10 mA
  • Expected battery life under continuous use Carbon: Approx. 60 hours; Alkaline: Approx. 90 hours *These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.


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