BOSS ES8 Effects Switching System


  • $1,099.99 CAD

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The ES-8 Effects Switching System begins life with a sharp and clear mission: to provide pro and high-end users with cool and creative solutions. The new and innovative ES-8 is a system that represents a major leap out of the box from the standard individual stomp box utility. It is a whole new way of providing unprecedented capability without sacrificing sound quality. The ES-8 combines far-reaching flexibility with total freedom of expression. All this, in one cool device.

Not just another utility tool, the ES-8 kicks down the door to unlimited possibilities in the universe of musical expression. From this day on, the use of stomp boxes will never be the same. Using BOSS advanced technology the ES-8 is designed for spontaneity on the stage.So, go ahead. Jump out of the box. Take the plunge into a whole new world of musical expression. Celebrate the birth of the cool at BOSS with the hot new ES-8 Effects Switching System. Its a total game changer that will take you to places no musician has ever gone before.


• The ES-8 scratches all the itchy points of today's discriminating artists which no other switching system has yet been able to reach.
• Programmable switching system with eight loops (plus an additional loop)
• Analog circuit design to protect your pure tone
• Unprecedented routing flexibility with the ability to change the routing order and create parallel effect chains
• Onboard memory for storing external control parameters such as delay time for each patch
• Buffers can be turned on/off individually each for input and output and stored in each patch; level variability for output buffer
• Highly-reliable footswitches with switch-noise mute capability
• LCD and 7-segment LED display show detailed information at a glance
• 800 patch memories provide unmatched capability for touring musicians
• Completely customizable pedal function assignments


Loops: 8 (Effect loop), 1 (Volume loop)
Patch Memory: 800
• Number switch x 8
• BANK switch x 2
• MUTE switch
Nominal Input Level: IN 1, 2: -10 dBu; RTN 1-6, RTN 7L, RTN 7R, RTN 8L, RTN 8R, RTN VOL: -10 dBu
Input Impedance: IN 1, 2: 1 M ohms
Nominal Output Level: SEND 1-7, SEND 8L, SEND 8R, SEND VOL, OUT 1/L, OUT 2/R, TUNER: -10 dBu
Output Impedance: OUT 1/L, OUT 2/R, TUNER: 1 k ohms or greater
Recommended Load Impedance: 10 k ohms or greater
Display: 7 segments, 3 characters (LED); 16 characters, 2 lines (backlit LCD)
• IN 1, 2 jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
• SEND 1-7, SEND 8L, SEND 8R, SEND VOL jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
• RTN 1-6, RTN 7L, RTN 7R, RTN 8L, RTN 8R, RTN VOL jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
• OUT 1/L, OUT 2/R jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
• TUNER jack: 1/4-inch phone type
• EXT CTL CTL 1/2, CTL 3/4, CTL 5/6 jacks: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
• EXT CTL EXP 1, EXP 2 jacks: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
• CTL IN EXP 1 CTL 1/2, EXP 2 CTL 3/4 jacks: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
• MIDI connectors (IN, OUT/THRU)
• DC IN jack
Power Supply: AC adaptor
Current Draw: 400 mA
Accessories: AC adaptor, Owner's manual, Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY", Rubber foot x 5, Screw x 2

Width: 439 mm (17-5/16 inches)
Depth: 137 mm (5-7/16 inches)
Height: 65 mm (2-9/16 inches)
Weight: 2.5 kg (5 lbs 9 oz.)

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