AW-3

UNBELIEVABLE “TALKING” WAH EFFECTS!

The BOSS AW-3 Dynamic Wah pedal gives guitarists a wide range of classic auto-wah and dynamic wah effects, plus a new “Humanizer” effect which can simulate human vowel sounds. A Bass input provides a variety of funky wah sounds for bass guitar.

Description

FEATURE

  • Compact pedal creates a variety of classic “wah” effects
  • Dynamic wah sounds provide variable effect based on picking strength
  • “Humanizer” effect creates human voice-type vowel sounds
  • Dedicated Bass input for processing bass guitar
  • EXP Pedal mode allows wah control via optional expression pedal
  • Tempo can be set for pedal control or at fixed rate via Manual mode
  • BOSS five-year warranty

A “Talking” Pedal

The AW-3 Dynamic Wah is the first compact wah pedal to incorporate human voice-type sounds through a new “Humanizer” Mode. Of course, you can also choose from standard up-and-down wah effects, plus a Tempo Mode and resonant synth-like Sharp Mode.

Endless Possibilities

Choose from both fixed and auto wah settings using the Manual control or pedal for tempo input. By connecting an optional expression pedal, the AW-3 can also be used for Pedal Wah effects. A dedicated Bass input permits direct processing of bass guitars.

SPECIFICATION

Nominal Input Level

-20 dBu


Input Impedance

1 M ohm


Nominal Output Level

-20 dBu


Output Impedance

1 k ohm


Recommended Load Impedance

10 k ohms or greater


Bypass

Buffered bypass


Controls

MODE knob
SENS knob
MANUAL knob
DECAY knob
Pedal switch


Indicator

CHECK indicator (Used for indication of check battery)


Connectors

GUITAR IN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
BASS IN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
OUTPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
EXP/CTL jack: 1/4-inch phone type
DC IN jack


Power Supply

Carbon-zinc battery (9 V, 6F22) or Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61)
AC adaptor (PSA series: sold separately)


Current Draw

40 mA


Expected battery life under continuous use

Carbon: Approx. 2 hours
Alkaline: Approx. 10 hours
*These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.


Accessories

Owner’s manual
Leaflet (“USING THE UNIT SAFELY,” “IMPORTANT NOTES,” and “Information”)
Carbon-zinc battery (9 V, 6F22)


Options (sold separately)

AC adaptor: PSA series
Expression Pedal: Roland EV-5, BOSS FV-500H, FV-500L, EV-30
Footswitch(momentary-type): BOSS FS-5U, FS-7


SIZE AND WEIGHT

Width

73 mm
2-7/8 inches


Depth

129 mm
5-1/8 inches


Height

59 mm
2-3/8 inches


Weight (Including battery)

420 g
15 oz


INTRODUCING
PERFECT SOUND

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