TU-3W

THE LEADING STOMPBOX TUNER, REFINED WITH WAZA EXPERTISE

With the TU-3W, BOSS brings Waza Craft mojo to the world’s leading stompbox tuner. At its core, the TU-3W provides rock-solid tuning equivalent to the industry-standard TU-3. In true Waza tradition, the pedal’s benchmark functionality is further enhanced with BOSS skill and craftsmanship. Pure, uncolored signal transfer is essential for a tuner, and the TU-3W features redesigned circuitry with selectable buffered or true-bypass operation and the most transparent audio pass-through possible. Packing high-end performance for discriminating players, the TU-3W delivers a premium pedal experience only available from BOSS.

Description

FEATURE

  • The world’s leading stompbox tuner, enhanced with Waza innovation and craftsmanship
  • Superior tuning and premium signal buffer in one pedal
  • Tuning functions are identical to the industry-standard TU-3
  • Refined audio circuitry for exceptionally pure signal pass-through
  • Buffer can be turned off for true-bypass operation
  • BOSS five-year warranty

Waza Craft: The Art of Superior Tone

Since the beginning, the engineers at BOSS have been committed to achieving the finest guitar tones using any technology necessary, from old-school analog circuits to high-tech DSP. Continuing this enthusiastic spirit, we are pleased to introduce the Waza Craft series. In Japan, “Waza” is the term for art and technique, and these special edition pedals proudly carry the Waza symbol to represent the pinnacle of BOSS design and craftsmanship. With final sound approval carried out by BOSS in Japan, the Waza Craft series brings you exceptional tone and touch response through carefully selected analog components, refined circuitry, and meticulous attention to detail.

SPECIFICATION

Tuning Range

C0 (16.35 Hz)–C8 (4,186 Hz)


Reference Pitch

A4 = 436–445 Hz (1 Hz step)


Tuning Accuracy

+/- 1 cent


Modes

Chromatic
Chromatic flat x2
Guitar
Guitar flat x2
Bass
Bass flat x3


Display mode

Cent mode
Stream mode


Power Supply

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


 


Bypass

Buffered bypass or True bypass


Controls

Pedal switch
OUTPUT switch (BUF/THRU SW)
MODE button
STREAM/CENT button


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


Indicator

CHECK indicator (Serves also as battery check indicator)


Connectors

INPUT jack
OUTPUT jack
DC IN jack
DC OUT jack


Current Draw

60 mA (DC 9 V)
110 mA (DC 9 V, when High Brightness mode is on)


Expected battery life under continuous use (These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.)

Alkaline: Approx. 6 hours
Carbon: Approx. 0.5 hours


Accessories

Owner’s Manual
Leaflet (“USING THE UNIT SAFELY,” “IMPORTANT NOTE,” and “Information”)
Alkaline battery (9V, 6LR61)


Options (sold separately)

AC adaptor: PSA series
Parallel DC cord: PCS-20A (DC Plug x8)


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

460 g
1 lb 1 oz


INTRODUCING
PERFECT SOUND

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