Looking for an authentic fuzz pedal that can emulate the sound of classic rock and blues? Look no further than the Boss FZ-5 fuzz. This pedal was specifically designed to recreate the iconic tones of those iconic genres, and it does a great job at doing just that. With its two channels, you can crank up the gain on one side to get that muddy distortion, or you can dial in the mellower tones with the other side. Whether you’re playing classic rock or blues, the Boss FZ-5 fuzz is an essential part of any guitarist’s arsenal.
The FZ-5 is a contemporary pedal that was created for today’s guitarist, however the sounds produced are pure retro. BOSS state-of-the-art COSM technology is used to replicate the FZ-5’s vintage fuzz, which harkens back to the glorious rock sounds of the 1960s and 1970s. With the FZ-5’s Boost knob, recall the fuzz-filled flavors of old pedals like the Maestro FZ-1A, Fuzz Face, and Octavia pedals. Guitarists can recreate the aggressive fuzz tone of the original BOOST control thanks to BOSS’ proprietary COSM technology. For players looking to beef up their rigs with traditional retro fuzz artillery, the FZ-5 is an ideal weapon.
- Famous fuzz pedals from the 1960s and 1970s were inspiration for this project.
- The technology behind classic fuzz is recreated with today’s COSM technology.
- For a more aggressive tone, use BOOST.
- Road-tough BOSS metal construction
Are there any other effects that you would like to see the Boss FZ-5 fuzz pedal come with?
I would love to see the Boss FZ-5 pedal come with a tuner so that I can keep my fuzz distortion sound consistent throughout performances.
I think the Boss FZ-5 Fuzz pedal is a great value for the price. It has all of the features that you would expect in a high-quality fuzz pedal, and it sounds great!
I think fuzz pedals can be used for anything you want them to. They provide a great low-end sound and can add some distortion or overdrive depending on the pedal.
I think the sound quality of the Boss FZ-5 fuzz pedal is great! I love the way it sounds when I am playing my guitar.
There are a few other effects that can work well with fuzz pedals, including distortion and reverb. These three effects can all help to create a sound that is heavier and louder than what would normally be produced by a guitar alone.
|Specs Boss FZ-5 Fuzz|
|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|
|Controls||FUZZ knob MODE knob LEVEL knob Pedal switch|
|Indicator||CHECK indicator (Serves also as battery check indicator)|
|Connectors||INPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type OUTPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type DC IN jack|
|Power Supply||Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61) AC adaptor (PSA series: sold separately)|
|Current Draw||60 mA|
|Expected battery life under continuous use||Alkaline: Approx. 4 hours *These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.|
|Accessories||Leaflet ("USING THE UNIT SAFELY," "IMPORTANT NOTES," and "Information") Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61)|
|Options (sold separately)||AC adaptor: PSA series|
|Width||73 mm 2-7/8 inches|
|Depth||129 mm 5-1/8 inches|
|Height||59 mm 2-3/8 inches|
|Weight (including battery)||405 g 15 oz|