Boss GT-1B - for Bass

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Move on over little GT-1, you have a new sibling arrived today..
The GT-1B

You will have to wait a while for Tone Studio

Quote(BOSS TONE STUDIO for GT-1B is to be available in Sep 2017.)

The GT-1B gives bass players a massive range of pro tone-shaping power in a small and robust package. Backed by BOSS's flagship 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.

GT-1B Bass Effects Processor
Flagship Bass Tone in an Ultra-Compact Package.
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)
Flagship Tone Tools for Bass

Equipped with a bass-tuned version of BOSS's most advanced sound engine, the GT-1B is absolutely packed with top-quality sound tools. A wide range of preamps are available for shaping your core tone, including updated favorites from the GT-10B and two all-new models. Premium MDP effects like limiter and distortion feature advanced BOSS tech to maintain your instrument's character and response, enabling free-flowing musical expression. Graphic EQ, T-Wah, and other essentials are on hand too, plus impact effects such as Harmonist, Bass Synth, Defretter, and more. There's also a complete array of mod, delay, and reverb effects, and even a looper for jamming and on-the-fly creativity.
Mobile Powerhouse

The GT-1B is designed for bassists on the move. It's surprisingly lightweight and compact, making it ideal for tight stage setups and situations where you need to travel light. The rugged modern design is easy to slip in the accessory compartment of a bass bag, with no worries of hard edges causing damage to your instrument. AC or battery power provides flexibility for any performing situation, so you can always take your tone with you everywhere you play.
Sound Creation Made Easy

With the GT-1B's intuitive interface, it's simple to build sounds and fine-tune parameters, even if you're new to multi-effects. Dedicated buttons provide instant editing access to each effect category, which you can adjust straight away via three panel knobs. The buttons also function as on/off switches, and feature status indicators that let you see which categories are enabled at a glance. Easy Select and Easy Edit functions streamline patch creation even more, allowing beginners and pros alike to achieve polished multi-effects sounds with just a few tweaks.
BOSS Tone Central and BOSS Tone Studio

At BOSS Tone Central, you'll find a wide selection of free patch collections for the GT-1B. Programmed by top bassists, these patches are dialed-in and ready to use, and make great starting points for advanced players who like to create their own custom sounds. The free BOSS Tone Studio software provides a full-featured editor/librarian for the GT-1B, as well as integrated access to all the patch collections at BOSS Tone Central.
Pro Control in a Compact Space

The GT-1B's three footswitches are smartly designed to provide patch selection, tuner access, looper control, and more in a minimal footprint. The dedicated CTL1 switch is freely assignable to functions like tap tempo, effects on/off, and numerous others, while the expression pedal and toe switch are assignable to volume, wah, pitch shift, and various effects parameters. If you crave even more control, there's a jack for connecting up to two external footswitches or an expression pedal. And in addition to providing access to BOSS Tone Central and BOSS Tone Studio, the GT-1B's USB jack lets you record tones directly to your favorite DAW.

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Quality beyond classes to all base players
The GT - 1B is a multi - effecter for the base which condenses the Flagship - class effect engine which realizes high - quality and versatile sound making in a light and compact casing. Amps that were polished by the evolving COSM technology and a wide range of effects using vintage to the state-of-the-art proprietary technology MDP. Everyone can easily carry professional level sounds from everything from practice at home to street, studio, stage. In addition to a simple and intuitive operation, "EASY SELECT" which enables you to quickly select the sound, and "EASY EDIT" function which allows you to easily edit the sound. Furthermore, if you access BOSS TONE CENTRAL , you can download a wide variety of immediate fight patches set up by professional bassist for free. It is one for an active bass player that has both high-grade sound quality and features, but with both ease of use and portability.

Condensed into a light and compact body with BOSS flagship level sound engine tuned for bass
State-of-the-art proprietary technology Including effect using MDP, high-quality base effect / amplifier installed
Edgeless design of security that is hard to hurt cases and instruments even when carrying in base soft case ·
It can drive about 7 hours with 4 alkaline AA batteries, and it works well on street
Download instant fighting pro sound from BOSS TONE CENTRAL (Scheduled to be published in September 2017 editor)
EASY SELECT which can search patch tone from music genre etc, EASY EDIT which can intuitively adjust tone
Enhanced extensibility such as external control, assign function, USB connection

Equipped with state-of-the-art, highest peak sound engine tuned exclusively for the base
The GT-1B is equipped with a flagship class sound engine tightly tailored to the base. From its light and small cabinet we realize a sound of high quality that I can not imagine. Preamplifier with wide range and density has newly upgraded popular bass amp as well as high-end model GT-10B amp type that was also updated and loaded, It is possible to make it in. In addition, it is equipped with state-of-the-art proprietary technology MDP, premium effects that can bring out the characteristics and responses of instruments to the utmost, and a lot of variety effects. In addition to modulation, delay, reverb, it is widely available including Graphic EQ and T-Wah popular with bassists, Harmonist, Bass Synth which can have a strong impact when playing solo, Defretter recalling the sound of fretless bass. In addition, it has a phrase loop function which is useful for practice and improvisation performance, and even during composition.

Lightweight slim multi-effect perfect for active acting groups
The GT - 1B achieves weight saving and miniaturization that are impossible to imagine from the class. The robustness of the BOSS products that have been trusted at many professional sites remains unchanged, so you can take it anywhere with peace of mind. It is designed to be edgeless with rounded edges so that it can be smoothly taken out and inserted into the base soft case, and it is becoming difficult to keep scratches on always with the base. Power supply is a two power supply system that can be used with AC adapter and AA batteries that can handle various situations. In the case of 4 alkaline AA batteries, it can be used continuously for about 7 hours, and it works well in places where it is difficult to secure power supply such as street.

Free download of the forefront professional tone and famous songs of longing for you
From the sound library library BOSS TONE CENTRAL, you can easily download a wide variety of professional and quality patches created by top bassists all over the world, and the sounds used in famous classics at no charge. Direct access to BOSS TONE CENTRAL is possible when connecting to the Internet using the dedicated software BOSS TONE STUDIO. Easily download the latest additional sounds, graphically fine-tune the sounds, replace and manage the patches, and perform a series of flows all in one software.

Sophisticated operability connecting imagination and sound with the shortest distance
The user interface of the GT - 1B is simple, centered around three foot switches. Equipped with a CTL switch that can assign any function, such as two foot switches that switch patches, ON / OFF of tap tempo and booster, it is designed so that basic operation can be easily done. Also, you can use the EASY SELECT function to locate the patch from the genre of the song, the amount of distortion, and the effect, you can quickly recall your favorite patch from among a variety of rich tone colors. Direct on / off of each effect and buttons which can access details are arranged on the panel, so you can easily check and adjust the sound. Furthermore, if you use the EASY EDIT function, you can intuitively adjust the sound from the image of the sound, so you can quickly create the sound you want without having to edit each parameter one by one.

Enhanced extensions to expand new possibilities according to usage
The GT - 1B has two external footswitch, or an external connection terminal to which one additional expression pedal can be connected, so you can control the parameters and ON / OFF of the effect in real time with your feet. Moreover, it is possible to assign various functions to the main body knob, foot switch, external controller, and to customize the operation finely according to usage. Recording to the PC and linking with BOSS TONE STUDIO are possible by connecting USB terminal and PC