BOSS ES-8 Programmable Effects Switching System

BOSS ES-8 Programmable Effects Switching System


The groundbreaking BOSS ES-8 effects switching system gives you access to a variety of often requested features and functionalities. With eight loops at your disposal, you may build complex effects chains with previously unheard-of routing freedom. You can store 800 patches and external control settings like delay time for each patch in the ES-8’s onboard memory.

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The BOSS ES-8 Effects Switching System offers interesting and creative alternatives for pro and high-end customers. The ES-8 is a novel technology that provides a significant “out of the box” jump from the usual individual stomp box usefulness. It’s an entirely new approach to delivering tremendous capability without sacrificing sound quality. The ES-8 offers extreme versatility with complete freedom of expression. All of this in a single cool gadget.

The ES-8 opens up an infinite number of options in the world of musical expression, making it more than simply another tool for everyday tasks. The use of stomp boxes will never be the same again after this moment. The ES-8 uses cutting-edge BOSS technology and is built for stage improvisation. So proceed. Break out of the mold. Enter a brand-new realm of musical expression by taking the leap. At BOSS, celebrate the advent of cool with the slick new ES-8 Effects Switching System. It’s a complete game-changer that will lead you to musically uncharted territory.



  • Programmable switching system with eight loops (plus an additional loop)
  • Analog circuit design to protect your pure
  • Unprecedented routing flexibility with the ability to change the routing order and create parallel effect chains
  • Onboard memory for storing external control parameters such as delay time for each patch
  • Buffers can be turned on/off individually each for input and output and stored in each patch; level variability for output buffer
  • Highly-reliable footswitches with switch-noise mute capability
  • LCD and 7-segment LED display show detailed information at a glance
  • 800 patch memories provide unmatched capability for touring musicians
  • Completely customizable pedal function assignments
  • Scratching the itch of serious working musicians with detailed attention to often-requested features and functions


  • Number of Footswitch Buttons: 8
  • Inputs: 2 x 1/4" (instrument), 1 x 1/4" (tuner in)
  • Outputs: 2 x 1/4" (main out)
  • Effects Loop: 6 x mono loops, 2 x stereo loop returns, 1 x volume loop
  • MIDI I/O: In, Out/Thru
  • Other I/O: 3 x 1/4" TRS (external control), 1 x 1/4" TRS (expression), 2 x 1/4" TRS (control/expression)
  • True Bypass: Switchable buffered or true bypass
  • Power Source: 9.6V DC power supply
  • Power Supply: AC adaptor
  • Current Draw: 400 mA
  • Width: 439 mm; 17-5/16 inches
  • Depth: 137 mm; 5-7/16 inches
  • Height: 65 mm; 2-9/16 inches
  • Weight: 2.5 kg; 5 lbs 9 oz.
  • Weight 9 lbs