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The Boss OD-1X Overdrive is the modern evolution of a pedal that has remained an untouched classic for decades. Boss haven't been dormant in that time though: the new OD-1X features the very cutting edge of Boss technology to ensure an unmatched overdrive. Be sure to watch our video demo coming soon: you have to hear it to believe it!

Here's what Boss say about the OD-1X Distortion:

OD-1X: OverDrive, Special Edition BOSS Pedal with Premium Tone!

The OD-1X launches the famous BOSS overdrive into a modern era of expression, delivering an unmatched level of performance for guitarists with an ear for tone. This next-generation stomp combines over 35 years of innovation in pedal design with the most advanced technologies, bringing you a completely new tonal experience that’s only possible with the legendary expertise of BOSS. Prepare to be amazed—the inspiring and ultra-responsive OD-1X will change your thinking about overdrive pedals forever.

Special edition BOSS overdrive pedal with next-generation sound, feel, and response
All-new design provides a superior playing experience that’s unattainable with analog overdrive pedals
Powerful real-time processing delivers rich, wide-range sounds with natural compression
Bold, high-definition tone that’s also smooth and refined
Preserves the unique tonal characteristics of different guitars and pickup types
Very low noise, even with high-gain settings
Drive, High, and Low knobs offer a wide range of sound shaping not found in typical stompbox pedals
Striking appearance with exclusive chrome knobs and control plate, plus vintage silver knob for battery compartment access
Features BOSS’ innovative Multi-Dimensional Processing (MDP), realized with proprietary technology and custom DSP

The OD-1X delivers overdrive unlike any pedal ever made, with an all-new dimension of sound quality, clarity, and tonal range. Thanks to BOSS’ magical MDP technology, every note on the fretboard sounds flawless, with fat tones when riffing leads and a smooth, transparent grind when playing chords. At every setting, you’re welcomed with wide-range sounds and a complex, refined presence that’s both cutting and smooth. The sound character and overdrive amount naturally follow your picking dynamics, putting a world of subtle tonal changes under your fingers. When playing through the OD-1X, the tone is so big, bold, and responsive that you’ll soon forget you’re plugged into a compact overdrive pedal.


  • 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: Pedal switch, LEVEL knob, LOW knob, HIGH knob, DRIVE knob 
  • Indicator: CHECK indicator (Serves also as battery check indicator) 
  • Connectors: INPUT jack, OUTPUT jack, AC adaptor jack (DC 9 V) 
  • Power Supply: Alkaline battery (9V, 6LR61) or Carbon-zinc battery (9V, 6F22) AC adaptor (sold separately) 
  • Current Draw: 45 mA 
  • Expected battery life under continuous use: Alkaline: Approx. 9 hours Carbon: Approx. 2.5 hours * These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use. 
  • Accessories: Owner's Manual, Leaflet ("USING THE UNIT SAFELY," "IMPORTANT NOTE," and "Information") Alkaline battery (9V, 6LR61) 
  • Option (sold separately): AC adaptor (PSA series) 
  • Width: 73 mm (2-7/8 inches) 
  • Depth: 129 mm (5-1/8 inches) 
  • Height: 59 mm (2-6/16 inches) 
  • Weight: 450 g (0 lbs. 16 oz.)