Zoom MS-50G MultiStomp Guitar Pedal

With a large LCD, stereo outputs, and tons of amps and effects presets, the Zoom MS-50G fits a huge multieffects processor into a single-stompbox-size pedal.
Zoom's MS-50G MultiStomp Guitar Pedal is the first of its kind. It offers the power of a multi-effects pedal and flexibility of an amp modeler in a single stompbox design. With 55 classic stompbox effects and amp models, easy-to-use interface, auto-chromatic tuner and versatile power options, guitar players will be astonished with how much this single stomp offers.

Single stompbox design.

With a heavy duty, die-cast body, the MS-50G has the classic look of a single analog stompbox. It features a large LCD, single footswitch and analog-style cursor keys/parameter knobs that form an easy-to-use graphical interface. This intuitive design makes creating, saving and rearranging the effect chain a breeze and provides easy navigation in live and studio settings.

Amp simulation.

A recently developed sigmoid curve clipper re-creates the smooth clipping of a tube amp's waveform. This allows the MS-50G to simulate amplifier sounds, including clean, crunch and full-gain drive tones that are authentic to the original models while maintaining the nuances of picking and strumming techniques.

Customize your rig.

The MS-50G's eight super-real amp models range from vintage to current trends in amp technology, each with its own distinct cabinet modeling that can be used to alter its tone characteristics. By combining amplifiers and cabinets, you can digitally design your own custom rig.

The most realistic sounds to date.

The ZFX-IV DSP effects processor boasts amazing power and clarity, upgrading everything from sound to read more functionality and operability over previous ZFX versions. By using 32-bit floating-point processing, the MS-50G can produce sounds that are more realistic than ever before.

All the classic stomps in one.

The MS-50G offers 47 diverse types of effects, including some of the world's most popular stompbox guitar pedals and rack-mounted processors. The pedal's wide range of effects includes distortion, compression, modulation, delay and reverb.

Up to six simultaneous effects.

With the MS-50G, you can use up to six stompbox and amp effects simultaneously and arrange them in any order you like. This allows you the freedom to build complex tones, as well as the ability to bring individual elements in and out of the effects chain as you like.

Presets... Right out-of-the-box.

Right out-of-the-box, the MS-50G also features 30 presets that include a versatile collection of guitar sounds that utilize some of the world's greatest stompbox and amp effects. This extensive catalog of great guitar tones is more than enough to get you started. In addition, the MS-50G allows you to create and store up to 50 of your original patches without a hitch.

Pick your patch order.

With the MS-50G, you can program which patches are recalled and the order in which they appear. For example, you could select three patches -- (A) CLEAN TONE, (B) HEAVY RIFF and (C) LEAD SOLO -- and program the MS-50G to cycle through only those three tones each time you press the footswitch.

Smaller boards, bigger tones.

Perfect for use in combination with traditional stompboxes, the MS-50G can be added to your pedalboard to decrease the size and complexity of your setup, while expanding your system's effects and modeling capabilities.

Precise tuning.

The pedal's auto-chromatic tuner offers smooth, real-time response with precise guitar tuning and accuracy. Whether you're in the middle of a performance or practicing alone, simply hold down the pedal's footswitch to start getting your strings back in tune. In addition, the MS-50G's LCD display makes the tuner easy to see on a dark stage. You can also tune silently in the tuner's MUTE mode or with all effects bypassed in its BYPASS mode.

Power proof.

The MS-50G can operate on three different power sources: AC adapter (sold separately), batteries or USB bus power when plugged into your computer. Two AA alkaline batteries (included) provide seven hours of continuous use.

Note: Firmware updates for the MS-50G can also be performed when plugged into your computer via USB.

Enjoy the world's first single stompbox multi-effects pedal: the MS-50G MultiStomp Guitar Pedal from Zoom.

Features:

- Single stompbox design
- Easy-to-use interface includes LCD, footswitch, and analog-style cursor keys/parameter knobs
- 55 effects types (47 stompbox effects, 8 amp models) can be used in any combination
- Use up to six effects simultaneously
- 30 preset patches ready for immediate use
- Create and store up to 50 original patches
- Integrated auto-chromatic tuner
- Tap tempo function
- 1/4-inch input jack, two 1/4-inch output jacks
- Seven hours of operation using two AA batteries (included)
- AC (adapter sold separately) and USB bus powered
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Specifications
- Effect Types: 100 (Ver.2.0)
- Simultaneous Effects: 6
- Patch Memory: 50
- Sampling Frequency: 44.1kHz
- A/D Conversion: 24bit, 128times over-sampling
- D/A Conversion: 24bit, 128times over-sampling
- Signal Processsing: 32bit floating point and 32bit fixed point
- Frequency Response: 20Hz~20kHz +1dB -3dB (10kOhms load)
- Display: LCD

Input
- 1/4" phone jack
- Rated input level: -20dBm
- Input impedance: 1MOhms

Output
- 2 x 1/4" phone jack
- Maximum output level: +5dBm
- Output load impedance: 10kOhms or higher

Power
- AC Adapter: DC9V / Center negative / 500mA (AC adapter: ZOOM AD-16)
- Batteries: AA/LR6 battery x 2, Battery Life: 7 hours (with alkaline batteries)
- USB: Bus Power

- Dimensions: 130.3 (D) x 77.5 (W) x 58.5 (H) mm
- USB: Firmware Update
- Weight: 350g (without batteries)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 1.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 4 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ZOO MS50G
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: (631) 542-5270
Email: info@zoom-na.com
Web: https://zoomcorp.com/en/us/contact/
(5 ratings)
Submitted September 29, 2017 by John York in Spanaway, WA
"Outstanding Value and NEW Third Party Editor Available, Now a Must Have"
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I already owned the MS-70CDR and -60B and love the sound and flexibility of them, so when I heard the latest firmware (v3.0) increased the number of available effects to a mind-boggling 175, I had to get this one too! Most of the effects sound great to me, especially the very touch sensitive Fender and Vox amp models. The driving factor for me buying this is the availability of a third-party patch editor. (Google 'zoom-ms-utility"). It is web-based and works in the Chrome browser only. I set up my tablet on a mic stand next to the pedal so I can edit effects and switch individual effects off and on in real time. This kind of takes away the limitation brought on by Zoom cramming so many effects into a single small sized unit that it is tough to adjust live. There is a ton of power and great sounds stuffed into this tiny box that can run on a pair of penlight AA batteries.
Musical Background:
Been playing guitar, bass and running sound for 42 years, sometimes professionally.
Musical Style:
rock, country, blues, Christian, electronic.. Yup, sure
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