Quick OverviewPedal Effect Boss OD-20 Overdrive Distortion (D)
The OD-20 Drive Zone uses advanced COSM technology to model the sound of classic overdrive/distortion pedals, as well as creating new sounds of its own. There are 22 models to choose from, plus new "Attack Shape" and "Heavy Octave" parameters for dialing in subtle nuances or extreme tones. You can even switch amp channels remotely using the OD-20's Amp Control jack.
COSM Overdrive/Distortion Modeling pedal with 22 killer stompbox models including 6 all-new tones
Models classic and modern overdrive/distortion pedals like BOSS OD-1 and MT-2, plus many other vintage and boutique pedals
Attack Shape control adjusts overdrive's response dynamics to your playing
Heavy Octave parameter creates sounds one octave below notes played on the 4th string, 4th fret and lower-great for heavy, single string riffs!
4 User memories for storing custom settings; also has Manual mode for realtime changes
Line output with Amp Simulator; also works as headphone output
Amp Control jack for switching amp channels from the OD-20
BOSS 5-year warranty
All Your Favorite Overdrive/Distortion Sounds
Thanks to COSM technology, the OD-20 can faithfully recreate the sound of the most popular overdrive/distortion pedals in history. You get all the BOSS classics like the OD-1, DS-1 and MT-2, plus boutique pedals and many other classics22 in all! Theres also six new overdrive and distortion sounds ranging from mellow crunch to bottom-heavy distortion and screaming metal.
New Attack Shape and Heavy Octave Knobs
Using Attack Shape, guitarists can adjust the overdrive models response to match their playing. So if youre really digging into the strings, the OD-20 will be right there with you. Theres also a new Heavy Octave control which produces low octave sounds for any notes played below the fourth fret of the fourth stringgreat for simulating thick 7-string type sounds heard in modern rock music.
SpecificationsNominal Input Level
1 M ohms
Nominal Output Level
1 k ohms
Recommended Load Impedance
10 k ohms or greater
102 dB (IHF-A typ.)
Power Indicator (serves also as battery check indicator), EFFECT ON/OFF Indicator, MANUAL Indicator (1 to 4)
INPUT, AMP CTRL, LINE OUT/PHONES, OUTPUT, AC Adaptor (DC 9V)
DC 9V: Dry battery (AA type) x 6, AC Adaptor
85 mA (9V max.) (Expected battery life under continuous use; [Carbon: 8 hours], [Alkaline: 20 hours] These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.)
Dry battery (AA type) x 6 (We recommend that alkaline batteries be used when replacing the batteries.)
AC Adaptor: PSA series, Footswitch: FS-5U, Pedal Switch: DP-2 (Roland)
Size and Weight ( incl. batteries )
2 lbs. 7 oz.
* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.