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Boss SY-1000 Guitar Synthesizer

SY-1000 Guitar Synthesizer with Configurable Footswitches, Outputs, and External Controls.

 
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SKU: RSY1000XX-P

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The SY-1000 is a breakthrough creation machine that transforms your guitar or bass rig with limitless sound design options. This powerhouse music tool opens a bold chapter in the legacy of Boss guitar synth innovation, fusing decades of R&D with Boss's latest software and hardware advancements. Backed by a cutting-edge sound engine, high-octane DSP, and evolved GK technology, the SY-1000 delivers the finest performance and most organic playing experience to date. Three simultaneous instruments and premium processing let you craft any sound you can imagine—intense analog-style leads, warm pads, moving synth textures, modeled electric and acoustic tones, or all at once. And with freely configurable footswitches, outputs, and external controls, you can maximize the hardware for any workflow. Sonically vast and deeply expressive, the SY-1000 is an infinite well of inspiration, energizing your musical vision with endless possibilities.

Deep Sound Design Tools
A standard SY-1000 patch includes three simultaneous instruments—each with a number of distinctive types to choose from—and you can combine and layer them for an endless range of sounds. Fed by the 13-pin GK input, every instrument offers an extensive set of parameters for tone shaping, mixing, and tuning. A normal ¼-inch input is available as well, letting you blend regular guitar/bass pickup sounds alongside the three instruments.

Two Step Sequencers Bring Sounds to Life
After shaping a basic sound with the Dynamic Synth, the fun's just starting—with two step sequencers, you can infuse it with movement to create complex textures that pulse, breathe, and groove. Each sequencer features 16 customizable steps that control pitch, filter, and amplitude independently. Better still, every step includes 13 different envelope curves for unprecedented sonic control. And by stacking three Dynamic Synths together, you can build massive moving sounds with three oscillators and six separate step sequencers!

Configurable Control
By default, the SY-1000's eight footswitches select patches, banks, and two control assignments. But you can easily reassign them to nearly any function you want. There's also a Manual mode for fast on/off access to the three instruments and normal input. Up to four external footswitches or two expression pedals are supported, and MIDI I/O is provided as well. The Main and Sub outputs are normally used for mixed stereo signals, but can also be configured as four discrete outputs, complete with dedicated EQ on each. And with the moveable effects loop, you can smoothly integrate all your external gear.

Record Tracks and Play MIDI Instruments via USB
The SY-1000's USB audio/MIDI interface opens a world of creative options with your favorite DAW. With the GK input, you're able to record each of your instrument’s strings to separate audio tracks, either processed live or captured dry for later "re-synth" processing through the SY-1000. And with the Guitar-to-MIDI/Bass-to-MIDI function, you can use your axe to play soft synths, record MIDI sequences, input notation data, and more.

Features:

  • Boss's most powerful guitar/bass synth and modeling processor ever
  • Next-generation synth engine with custom DSP and 48 kHz/32-bit processing throughout
  • Unprecedented sound and expression with three simultaneous instrument types and advanced real-time signal processing
  • Each instrument provides pitch, level, and panning of each string for instant alternate tunings and wide, layered voicings
  • Dynamic Synth perfectly follows the guitar's natural envelope for uncompromised tone shaping
  • sound engine and GK 13-pin interface deliver clear, dynamic sound and precision tracking with zero latency
  • Dynamic Synth includes two 16-part step sequencers for evolving control of pitch, filter, and amplitude
  • Newly refreshed versions of historic BOSS/Roland guitar synth and modeling technologies: OSC Synth, GR-300, E.Guitar, E.Bass, Acoustic, VIO Guitar, and Poly FX
  • Normal ¼-inch guitar/bass input for blending and Dynamic Synth processing
  • Premium effects and amps derived from the flagship GT-1000
  • Large LCD and intuitive editing interface for free-flowing sound creation
  • Eight freely assignable footswitches, external control support, effects loop, and configurable Main/Sub outputs
  • USB Audio/MIDI and MIDI I/O, plus Guitar-to-MIDI/Bass-to-MIDI function
  • Dedicated Guitar and Bass modes
  • Customize sounds with the Boss Tone Studio editor and download pro patches at BOSS Tone Central
  • Roland GK-compatible pickup and 13-pin cable required for full access to all synth and modeling features
  • A New Era of Guitar Synth Innovation
  • Custom DSP delivers six times the processing muscle of the SY-300, and a sound engine leverages the power of GK independent string processing for ultra-articulate performance, lightning-fast response, instantly variable tuning, sound panning/layering, and much more.

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SY1000

4

The SY100 has Big display ,will use to replace my gr33 synths Need to modify some of the sounds

Wayne

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Amazingly powerful, useful and expansive. Worth every penny.

5

This thing far exceeds my expectations. Do not be afraid of it. It's great with regular guitar and bass via the 1/4" input but combine that with a 13-pin pickup...WHOA!! I actually dig the amps and cabs and the other effects are quite usable and easy to tweak in the app. A+++

ED

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SY-1000 Guitar Synthesizer

4.5 2

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Synth Type Hybrid
Preset Types Guitar mode: 200 (Preset) + 200 (User) Bass mode: 200 (Preset) + 200 (User)
Effects Type Over 150 types
MIDI Sequencer Yes
Audio Input Types 1 x 1/4" (Guitar Input)
Audio Output Types 2 x 1/4" (L/R Main Outputs), 2 x 1/4" (L/R Sub Output),
MIDI I/O IN/OUT/THRU
USB Yes
Power Supply Type AC adaptor
Weight 5 lbs 9 oz
Dimensions 13-5/8 x 9-11/16 x 2-11/16 inches (WxDxH)
Model SY-1000
Warranty Info:

Effects pedals: 5 years parts, 3 years labor All other products: 1 year parts, 90 days labor

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