Boss AC-3Item ID: AC3
Acoustic Guitar Modeling Pedal for Electric Guitars
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Amazing Acoustic Simulator for Electric Guitar!How many times have you been onstage or in the studio with your electric guitar and wished that you'd brought an acoustic along? For musicians who travel light, hauling an extra guitar to the gig isn't always the most attractive option. Here's the solution: the BOSS AC-3 acoustic simulator! This new-generation compact pedal employs COSM modeling technology to transform any electric guitar into a variety of beautiful acoustic guitars.
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BOSS AC-3 Acoustic Simulator at a Glance:
Advanced modeling for authentic acoustic guitar sounds
BOSS's COSM Acoustic-Modeling technology is beautifully showcased in the small but powerful AC-3, which simulates an acoustic guitar much more precisely and realistically than previous technology allowed. Derived from BOSS's top-of-the-line AD-8, the AC-3 simulates the sound of an acoustic guitar with incredible precision. Four simulation modes are provided: Standard, Jumbo, Enhanced, and Piezo-equipped; the latter supplies that famous cut-through-the-mix direct piezo sound. Previous compact acoustic-guitar modeling-pedals were promising, but now the bar has been raised with AC-3.
Fine-tune controls to shape the acoustic sound you want
The AC-3 provides Top and Body controls which allow you to shape the characteristics of the four acoustic models. Create the perfect acoustic-guitar sound quickly and easily with simple knob twists.
Add depth and sweetness to the sound with the AC-3's built-in digital reverb. It's like getting two pedals in one!
Versatile output paths
Two sets of outputs are provided, allowing you to connect the AC-3 to a standard guitar amp, a direct input device such as a PA, or a recorder.
BOSS AC-3 Acoustic Simulator Features:
For authentic acoustic sound from your electric, get the BOSS AC-3!
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Wyndell, Mckinney, TX
Reviewsbased on 3 reviews
No other as good as AC-3
by Roldan from Guadalajara, JAL MEXIn the matter of getting the unique and best sound out of guitar, there is one point in which hands need extra help. I have found AC-3 not just a practic pedal with 4 strong and seriously real acousti... read more [+]c modes. In addition, it's amazing the body and definition guitar can get from this box.
October 29, 2008
Music Background: Music student
I have learn that in the process to be a good guitar player is a must to find and decide which sound contributes to the music concept and style. If Playing demands some nice acoustic tone, BOSS AC-3 WILL NEVER FAIL. close [-]
by Vern - Desert Skies Music from Alamogordo, NM USAI purchased this to give life to the stock sound of an Ibanez AE410 semi-hollow acoustic electric w/under saddle piezo pickup. It works well for this application. It sounds best put through "line out"... read more [+] into a PA but gives a nice effect to an electric guitar through a guitar amp. The best way to employ this device is attached to both outputs - PA and amp.
September 14, 2007
Music Background: singer songwriter, semi-pro musician, live sound engineer
It is easy to grasp setup and quick to establish a decent acoustic effect. Active electronics onboard the guitar make for a poor sound through the AC-3. The most convincing tone is by an unamplified signal (to my ear.)
This device was worth the money and has breathed new life into a nice but rarely used instrument. I think the AC-3 makes for an unusual guitar FX as well (as opposed to an acoustic simulation.) close [-]
worht the money
by Sandman from usai have the ac-3 and have used it on numerous occassions when i 1st purchased it i had to try several guitars to get the type of acoustic sound i needed and found tht strats (love the guitar ) but do... read more [+]esnt make an good acoustic tone ive found that my gibson simihollow body works the best for sound with the high turned to medium u have to play ard with the tones a bit but definitly worth the money close [-]
December 5, 2009
Music Background: 30 yrs gospel jazz rock blues
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