Boss Introduces Waza Craft FZ-1W Fuzz Pedal
Boss’s Waza Craft family of pedals has gotten another member with the FZ-1W Fuzz. The new pedal has standard Level, Fuzz, and Tone controls as well as a special switch for Vintage or Modern voicings.
“Backed by Waza innovation, the FZ-1W offers all the great musical characteristics of vintage fuzz without the downsides. While inspired by historic circuits, this pedal presents an all-new approach fueled by BOSS’s forward-thinking perspective and deep knowledge of effect design. Using top-quality silicon transistors, BOSS engineers have created a unique circuit that provides authentic tone and response while maintaining stable performance in any temperature or operating condition,” the company writes. “The sound possibilities have also been expanded over vintage designs, offering higher gain, lower noise, deeper tone-shaping control, and more.”
Boss describes the Vintage mode as having a classic fuzz voice: raspy and assertive without being harsh. The Modern mode is more refined and has a focused midrange with a fatter tone. Its gain range is wider than the Vintage mode to offer more ringing sustain.
The Boss FZ-1W Fuzz will be shipping soon with a street price of $199.99.
Boss Waza Craft FZ-1W Fuzz Pedal Features:
|Waza Craft Design|
|Vintage and Modern Modes|
|Fuzz, Tone, Level Knobs|
|Power: 9-volt Battery or AC Adaptor|