I purchased my ME 30 like 3 or 4 years ago when it was just released. It was a great piece of technology at the time, but now, you can probably find better (I say probably because I stick to my ME 30)(I'm a faithful man).
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It is not the most beautiful piece ... Read review
hard to see what's on the screen when standing up.
"...effects that currently in use.
The boss ME 30 is a guitar multi effect. Which means there are several effects available (16 effects, and up to 9 used at the same time):
- analog distorsion: several available: warm, blues, fuzz, hard, metal (basically from slight overdrive up to violent and heavy distorsion)
- Equaliser: you can set trebble, middle and bass.
- compressor: allows to increase the sustain of your note.
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Limited number of presets per bank, LCD display hard to read on dark stages
"...RM1 250 back in 1999. Boss doesn not manufacture this anymore, so get your hands on one as soon as one is available. Of course, the built-in volume/wah/pitch bend pedal is not as responsive as those on dedicated units; but it gets the job done. The effects, such as chorus, delay, reverb, overdrive and distortion are definitely BOSS, and the sounds are comparable with that of dedicated BOSS stand-alone stomp boxes. There is a slight learning curve ..."
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"The Boss ME-30 Guitar Multiple Effects Pedal is a nice bit of kit. I bought mine second hand and have had it for a little over a year now. It features 3 banks of 9 effects - which gives you access to 27 pre-set effects and 27 that you can program yourself - which is really useful for gig situations. The expression pedal is smooth, a definite advantage over some of the cheaper multi-effects pedals on the market. It has a liquid crystal type display, ..."
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