Boss GT-1000 Guitar Multi-Effects Pedal Board

With powerful processing for dynamic tonal response and a huge variety of sounds, the Boss GT-1000 multi-effects pedal lets you precisely sculpt your sound.

Delivering class-leading sound, feel, and versatility, the Boss GT-1000 ushers in a new era of musical performance in guitar amp/effects processors. This premium tone machine features 32-bit AD/DA and 32-bit/96 kHz internal processing--an industry first in this category--along with an ultra-fast custom DSP engine that powers a host of innovative BOSS guitar technologies. And with its compact, rugged design and freely assignable controls, the GT-1000 brings immense levels of creative power to pro guitarists on the move.

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The GT-1000 comes equipped with highly expressive amplifiers newly built with BOSS's acclaimed Tube Logic approach, plus groundbreaking Augmented Impulse Response Dynamics (A.I.R.D.) technology for seamless rig integration and unmatched tonal response. World-class signal processing includes MDP effects and advanced algorithms from the popular 500-series pedals, allowing you to craft any sound you can imagine. And with built-in Bluetooth(R), you can edit and organize sounds wirelessly from the dedicated BOSS Tone Studio app.

Designed for Superior Sound

The GT-1000 is BOSS's most advanced amp/effects processor ever, built for inspiring tone and outstanding musical response. It's the first-ever guitar multi-effects unit with 32-bit AD/DA and 32-bit/96 kHz internal processing, and the DSP engine provides over three times the power of previous generations. This clean, super-fast processing enables far greater read more performance complexity than ever before, delivering hyper-realistic tube amp sound and feel, seamless tonal integration with any rig, incredibly rich effects sounds, lightning-fast patch switching, and much more.

Streamlined Design, Ready to Travel

In today's music world, players need to travel as light as possible, and BOSS designed the GT-1000 for maximum control in a minimum amount of space. In comparison to other processors in its class, it offers a compact, streamlined design that's easy to carry and set up. The aluminum chassis is both strong and light, and features ten footswitches and an integrated expression pedal with toe switch. Developed specifically for the GT-1000, the low-profile footswitches reduce size and weight while maintaining the rugged durability that all BOSS gear is famous for.

Highly Musical Guitar Amplifiers, Powered by Tube Logic

The GT-1000 is packed with expressive guitar amplifiers, all meticulously crafted with the comprehensive Tube Logic design approach behind the renowned Katana, Waza, and Blues Cube amps.

Check out the powerful bass tones included with Firmware Version 3:


- Flagship guitar amp/effects processor with uncompromising sound quality
- Class-leading 32-bit AD/DA and 32-bit/96 kHz floating-point internal processing
- Ultra-powerful BOSS DSP engine, custom-designed specifically for music applications
- Wide range of expressive amplifiers, newly built with BOSS's Tube Logic approach
- Augmented Impulse Response Dynamics (A.I.R.D.) technology delivers ideal performance in every application, from live amplification to direct recording
- Comprehensive Output Select functionality provides optimized integration with all types of guitar amps, power amps, and full-range monitors
- Massive selection of onboard effects, including BOSS MDP effects and mod, delay, and reverb algorithms directly ported from the BOSS 500-series pedals
- Amps and effects can be routed in numerous series and parallel combinations
- Support for mute-free patch switching and delay/reverb carryover
- Easy operation with large display and six user-assignable switching knobs
- Ten footswitches and integrated expression pedal with user-configurable assignments and LED colors
- 1/4-inch main outputs and XLR sub outputs; loop for external stereo or mono effects
- Support for external control via footswitches, expression pedals, MIDI, and USB
- Built-in Bluetooth for wireless editing from iOS and Android mobile devices
- USB audio interface for computer recording and editing
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- Sampling Frequency: 96 kHz
- AD Conversion: 32 bits + AF method
- AF method (Adaptive Focus method) is a proprietary method from Roland & BOSS that vastly improves the signal-to-noise (SN) ratio of the AD and DA converters.
- DA Conversion: 32 bits
- Effects: 116 types
- Patches: 250 (User) + 250 (Preset)
- Phrase Loop: 38 sec.
- Nominal Input Level:
- INPUT: -10 dBu
- RETURN 1: -10 dBu
- RETURN 2: -10 dBu
- Maximum Input Level:
- INPUT: +18 dBu
- RETURN1: +8 dBu
- RETURN2: +8 dBu
- Input Impedance:
- INPUT: 1 M ohm
- RETURN1: 1 M ohm
- RETURN2: 1 M ohm
- Nominal Output Level:
- MAIN OUTPUT (L/MONO, R): -10 dBu
- SUB OUTPUT (L, R): +4 dBu
- PHONES: -10 dBu
- SEND1: -10 dBu
- SEND2: -10 dBu
- Output Impedance:
- MAIN OUTPUT (L/MONO, R): 1 k ohm
- SUB OUTPUT (L, R): 600 ohms
- PHONES: 20 ohms
- SEND1: 1 k ohm
- SEND2: 1 k ohm
- Recommended Load Impedance:
- MAIN OUTPUT (L/MONO, R): 10 k ohms or greater
- SUB OUTPUT (L, R): 600 ohms or greater
- PHONES: 44 ohms or greater
- SEND1: 10 k ohms or greater
- SEND2: 10 k ohms or greater
- Controls:
- DOWN switch, UP switch CTL1--3 switches, 1--5 switches, POWER switch, EFFECT button, MENU button, EXIT button, WRITE button, PAGE button, 1--6 knobs, OUTPUT LEVEL knob, Expression pedal
- Display: Graphic LCD (512 x 160 dots, backlit LCD)
- Connectors:
- INPUT Jack
SEND1 Jack
- RETURN1 Jack
- SEND2 Jack
- RETURN2 Jack: 1/4-Inch Phone Type
- SUB OUTPUT (L, R) Connectors: XLR Type
- PHONES Jack: Stereo 1/4-Inch Phone Type
- CTL4, 5/EXP2 Jack,
- CTL6, 7/EXP3 Jack,
- AMP CTL1, 2 Jack: 1/4-inch TRS Phone Type
- DC IN Jack
- MIDI (IN, OUT) Connectors
- Power Supply: AC adaptor
- Current Draw: 1.2 A
- Dimensions: 462 (W) x 248 (D) x 70 (H) mm [18-3/16 (W) x 9-13/16 (D) x 2-13/16 (H) inches]
- Maximum height: 462 (W) x 248 (D) x 95 (H) mm [18-3/16 (W) x 9-13/16 (D) x 3-3/4 (H) inches]
- Weight: 3.6 kg (7 lbs 15 oz)
- Accessories:
- AC Adaptor
- Owner's Manual
- Options (Sold Separately):
- Footswitch: FS-5U, FS-5L, FS-6, FS-7
- Expression Pedal: EV-30, FV-500L, FV-500H, Roland EV-5
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 10.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 24 x 13 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): GT-1000
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Shipping Weight: 10.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 24 x 13 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): GT-1000

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Phone: 323-890-3700

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. (9 ratings)
Submitted September 25, 2018 by Henry Jordan in North Las Vegas, NV
"Boss GT-1000 is a breath of fresh sounds"
Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Before I purchased the GT-1000 I was skeptical because of the reviews and a lot of people I spoke pushed the Helix. But I noticed they're mostly using humbuckers and power chords. I play a Fender Strat and I do enjoy overdrive at times. But I spoke with Boss by email and told them my concerns about the amp models between the GT-1000 and Helix and they told me ....The GT-1000 is to compete with the LINE 6 Helix and we suggest quality not quantity of sound is most important to BOSS. So I purchased the GT-1000 and I tell you I absolutely love it. It is so easy to navigate through I had no problem getting usable sounds and I was able to duplicate the entire tone setup of my pedal board which has 9 pedals on it for different songs I play at gigs and I plan to use it live on Oct. 3rd. 2018 at Ceasers Palace LV for a live test run. I am very happy with the tone and Im able to get any sound that my pedals do and much much more thank you Boss your sound has been proven musician, garage band, bedroom and Live worthy once again.
Musical Background:
30yrs of playing
Musical Style:
rock, hip-hop, country, blues, Christian, electronic and more
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