BOSS BC-1X Bass Comp Pedal

BOSS BC-1X Bass Comp Pedal

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BOSS BC-1X Bass Comp is an all-new stompbox equipped with advanced Boss technology. The BC-1X is unique among bass compressor pedals, providing intelligent multiband compression that seamlessly adapts in real time to your touch and note register. Transparent, powerful, and easy to use, the BC-1X lets you dial in a wide range of compression without altering your core bass tone.

The BOSS BC-1X features Boss’ innovative Multi-Dimensional Processing (MDP) to deliver new levels of stompbox performance. The BB-1X Bass Driver utilizes MDP to provide an advanced bass preamp and DI in pedal form. Now, the BC-1X Bass Comp leverages the massive power of MDP to bring another essential tool to bassists.


Intelligent circuitry adapts to every register and playing nuance, providing natural compression that preserves the fundamental bass tone

Interactive internal processing enables users to dial in sophisticated multiband compressor settings with simple stompbox controls

Professional 18-volt input electronics provide ample headroom for any bass, ensuring clean and punchy sound with no distortion

High-resolution gain reduction indicator shows the current compression amount at a glance

Digital circuitry greatly reduces noise, a common problem with standard compressors


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

Bypass: Buffered bypass

Pedal switch
RATIO knob
LEVEL knob

CHECK indicator (Serves also as battery check indicator)

INPUT jack
DC IN jack

Power Supply:
Alkaline battery (9V, 6LR61) or Carbon-zinc battery (9V, 6F22)
AC adaptor (sold separately)

Working Voltage: 18 V

Current Draw: 90 mA

Expected battery life under continuous use (These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.): Alkaline: Approx. 3 hours

Owner’s Manual
Leaflet (“USING THE UNIT SAFELY,” “IMPORTANT NOTE,” and “Information”)
Alkaline battery (9V, 6LR61)

Options (sold separately): AC adaptor: PSA series

Depth: 129 mm 5-1/8 inches

Height: 59 mm; 2-3/8 inches

Weight(including battery): 450 g; 1 lb

Weight 3 lbs