Authentic amp stack sounds from a compact stompbox!
From fat crunch to ultra high-gain distortion, the BOSS ST-2 Power Stack distortion pedal delivers famous BOSS distortion with a stunning amount of power that's akin to coveted tube amps and professional amp stacks. The Sound knob simultaneously blends gain amount and sound character, so you can quickly dial up anything from vintage crunch and punchy drive to full-assault distortion. To add further detail to your tone, simply tweak the onboard two-band EQ to taste.
The ST-2 is one very unique distortion pedal, calling on the years of amp-modeling research BOSS has done to bring you real stack sounds in a compact stompbox.
Tower of Power
The ST-2 Power Stack distortion pedal delivers the playing feel and power that are hallmarks of stack amps. It was derived from BOSS' extensive analysis of the sound and characteristics of a vast number of classic guitar amps. This distortion effect delivers authentic tone and expression that responds naturally to picking nuances and volume changes on your guitar. But emulation is only the beginning, as the ST-2 has the ability to go beyond the sound of real amps.
Crunch, Drive, Ultra High Gain
The ST-2 lets you enjoy a rich, clean tone when playing soft, and smoothly transition into a fat crunch as you play harder-great for rock ballads or songs that require dramatic tone shifts. Imagine the powerful, driving sound of a stack amplifier. An authentic classic-rock tone is here as well, with crisp overtones. Turn up the Sound knob for a heavy-metal tone. The ST-2 allows extreme high gain, but offers a powerful low-end and sharp edge at the same time.
The SOUND knob is a controller that is uniquely BOSS. Simply set it to the tone type you're looking for. The SOUND knob not only changes gain but sound character as well, from brisk crunch and spectacular drive to earth-shaking ultrahigh gain.
Road-Tough BOSS construction
BOSS compact pedals are world-famous for their great sound as well as their road-tough construction, consistency, and reliability. The ST-2 Power Stack inherits this BOSS-proven design, offering guitarists a solidly constructed pedal that's built to withstand decades of demanding use.
- Original distortion sound reminiscent of tube-based stack amplifiers
- Provides a wide range of tones, from vintage crunch to ultra high-gain modern distortion
- Faithful and accurate response to picking nuances and volume changes
- Sound Knob controls both gain level and sound character
- Two-band EQ with dedicated Bass and Treble knobs
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- Compact Design
- Excellent Sound Quality
- Good Selection Of Effects
- Natural Amp Distortion
- One Of A Kind Distortion
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Comments about Boss ST-2 Power Stack Distortion Guitar Effects Pedal:
Boss pedals have been a staple for my professional rig and since I started playing Guitar over 35 years ago, for certain applications, Boss is BOSS!.. So, I am a CLEAN Tube and Solid State Amp player,, I prefer to avoid volume issues to create distortion from Amps, I been using distortion pedals since my first legacy Electro-Harmonix [I am from NYC, EH pedals were born there!] Big M. Pi. Well, I wanted a distortion pedal which could recreate bite as possible to tube amp's growl without spending a ton of money on other types which cost a ton more [and sell you a lot of fluff].. well the Boss ST-2 Power Stack if used correctly can take your live clean amp or VST recording signal and give you some very, very excellent distortion amp samples which really kick the head in! I would recommend this pedal for anyone, however, I think the clean amp folks like me benefit from it the most! Try one, I think you will love it. I use many types of distortion pedals, this one fits its need for me 1000%. Boss pedals you can trust are quality made and reliable!