Boss SYB-5 Bass Synthesizer Pedal

Boss SYB-5 – the next-generation bass-synth pedal has arrived. And BOSS SYB-3 was the world’s first bass synthesizer to be packed into a compact pedal, and it found favor with experimentalists and tone aficionados alike. Using the latest in DSP technology, the SYB-5 faithfully reproduces the classic sound characteristics of analog synthesizers with enhanced punch and power.


11 DSP variations of saw, square, and pulse synth waves

Enhanced “Wave Shape” mode provides sharper sounds

Hold notes with the onboard pedal and jam over the top

Control filter cutoff and LFO rate via EV-5 expression pedal (sold separately)


Nominal Input Level: -20 dBu

Input Impedance: 1 M ohms

Nominal Output Level: -20 dBu

Output Impedance: 1 k ohms

Recommended Load Impedance: 10 k ohms or greater

Residual Noise: -96 dBu (IHF-A, Typ.); All knobs at center position

Connectors: Input jack, Output A (MONO) jack, Output B jack, EXP jack, AC adaptor jack (DC 9 V)

Power Supply: DC 9 V: Dry battery / 9 V type (6F22 (carbon), 6LR61 (alkaline)), AC Adaptor (PSA-series: optional)

Current Draw: 50 mA (DC 9 V)

Accessories: Owner¡¯s Manual, Mode Label, Dry battery / 9 V type (6LR61)

Options: AC Adaptor (PSA-series), Expression Pedal (Roland EV-5)

Size and Weight ( incl. battery)
* Width: 73 mm 2-7/8 in.
* Depth: 129 mm 5-1/8 in.
* Height: 59 mm 2-3/8 in.
* Weight: 0.4 kg 1 lbs.

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