Boss has expanded their line of multi-effects units with the GT-1B Bass Effects Processor. Utilizing the company’s Multi-Dimensional Processing (MDP), the GT-1B features 90 unique effects, 13 preamp types, and a dedicated looper.
The unit has a streamlined interface with Easy Select and Easy Edit functions for quickly adjusting the parameters of your effects. It’s fitted with an onboard control switch and expression pedal as well as a footswitch/expression pedal jack. Other connectivity includes a headphone output, an auxiliary input, a stereo output, and a USB jack. The USB allows for connecting to a computer for free patches and additional editing software.
Check out Boss’s demo video of the GT-1B:
The Boss GT-1B can be powered by batteries or a power supply. It’s expected to ship mid-July with a street price of $199.99.
Boss GT-1B Bass Effects Processor Features:
|Flagship-class 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 (to be available in September 2017)|