PREMIUM BASS TONE IN AN ULTRA-COMPACT PACKAGE
The GT-1B gives bass players a massive range of pro tone-shaping power in a small and robust package. Backed by BOSS’s premium sound engine, you have full access to a huge selection of bass-optimized amps and effects for stage and studio playing. The streamlined interface lets you dial in sounds fast, while the onboard control switch and expression pedal enable you to adjust multiple effects in real time. And by connecting to BOSS TONE CENTRAL, you can download new patches, editing software, and more. Compact, rugged, and battery powered, the GT-1B is the ultimate mobile tone companion for every bassist.
Features at a glance
- Premium BOSS sound engine specially tuned for bass
- Pro-level amps and effects in a light, compact floor unit
- Essential tools on board for optimizing your core bass tone
- Includes advanced MDP effects for maximum musical expression
- Modern design with no hard edges enables safe transport in an instrument bag
- Easy Select and Easy Edit functions for quickly choosing and tweaking patches
- Four AA batteries provide approximately seven hours of mobile playing time
- Onboard control switch and expression pedal; footswitch/expression pedal jack and USB
- Download pro patches and editor software for free at BOSS Tone Central
- Download and share Livesets at BOSS Tone Exchange
World-class tone tools for bass
Equipped with BOSS's most advanced sound engine, the GT-1B multi-effects processor features a wide range of preamp models and premium effects. It even offers BOSS's MDP (Multi-Dimensional Processing) effects such as limiting and distortion for tone shaping that doesn't sacrifice your instrument's character. Common effects such as EQ and Wah are onboard, plus more exotic flavors such as Harmonist, Bass Synth, Defretter, and more. You'll find a huge array of classic effects, including modulations, delays, reverbs, and even a built-in looper.
Made to be mobile
The rugged GT-1B bass processor is sized to fit snugly in the accessory compartment of your gig bag, making it a complete stage solution that doesn't require multiple trips back to your car. You can power it with the optional AC power supply (sold separately) or with four AA batteries for truly portable operation.
Dedicated controls for fast preset creation
Whether you want to build your own tones from scratch or customize an existing patch for your own style, the BOSS GT-1B makes it simple. Three easily accessible knobs offer dedicated access to effects parameters. And the GT-1B's Easy Select and Easy Edit modes streamline the patch-creation process even further. Right out of the box, the GT-1B comes with 99 wide-ranging presets, plus another 99 blank user slots for your own creations.
BOSS Tone Central and BOSS Tone Studio expand your capabilities
Download free patch collections for your GT-1B from BOSS Tone Central. These patches were crafted by professional bassists and are dialed in and ready to use. They also make great starting points for players who want to craft their own custom sounds. The free BOSS Tone Studio editor/librarian software provides integrated access to all of BOSS Tone Central's patch collections.
Maximum control with a minimal footprint
With just three footswitches, the GT-1B gives you access to extensive functionality including patch selection, a built-in tuner, looper control, and much more. The dedicated CTL1 switch can be assigned to tap tempo, toggle effects, and other performance-focused controls. And an expression pedal input is available for handling wah, volume pedal, and other control duties.
BOSS GT-1B Bass Multi-effects Processor Features:
- Bass multi-effects processor with 90 amps and effects
- BOSS's flagship sound engine, fine-tuned for bass guitar
- Includes MDP (Multi-Dimensional Processing) effects
- Covers everything from common effects such as EQ, chorus, and delay to harmonizers, bass synth, defretter, and more
- Compact size can fit easily in a gig bag's accessory pocket
- Includes 99 pro-created presets, with more available for free from BOSS Tone Central
- Crafting presets is fast and simple thanks to Easy Select and Easy Edit functions
- Truly portable operation from 4 AA batteries (optional AC adapter available, not included)
- Flexible control options with assignable control switch and inputs for external switches/expression pedal
- 24-bit converters and BOSS's proprietary Adaptive Focus method offer excellent sound quality
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