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Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch  

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The Boss FS-5U nonlatching footswitch is designed to meet any need for a footswitch that engages the effect only for the time your foot is on it, like sustain or spot delay. Boss builds the Fs-5U to b... Read More

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Overview

The Boss FS-5U nonlatching footswitch is designed to meet any need for a footswitch that engages the effect only for the time your foot is on it, like sustain or spot delay. Boss builds the Fs-5U to be compact, lightweight, and tough.

Features
  • Great looks
  • Small size
  • Tough construction
Specifications
  • Dimensions: 3-3/8" x 1-11/16" x 3-1/2"
    Weight: 8 oz.
    Jack: 1/4" female
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
Boss pedals - 5 year parts warranty
90 day labor warranty.
1 year warranty - Multitracks, Jamstations, etc.
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BossFS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch
 
4.9

(based on 9 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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Cons

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Best Uses

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5.0

I would buy again.

By George

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch:

Purchased for Alesis D5. Strong construction; looks like it will take a beating. Works well to advance selections. I wish I could find one to advance back and forth

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Just what I needed

By Daniel S.

from Sacramento, CA

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Excellent Sound Quality
  • Responsive
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Performances

    Comments about Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch:

    I bought this pedal for my Boss DD-7 tap tempo, and it works fantastic. It's compact, responsive, and does the job.

     
    5.0

    Simple to use "on" and "off" switch

    By George from the flatlands

    from Bellevue, Ohio

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact Design

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio

      Comments about Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch:

      I use this as my starting switch for my Boss DB-90 metronome. Once I have the rhythm track memory cued up I can grab my guitar and then use the footswitch to start the rhythm track while I am already strumming.

       
      5.0

      Best with RC-3 Looper Pedal

      By boogiedude

      from Houston, Tx

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Responsive
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • External Footswitch

        Comments about Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch:

        Used 2 of these as external footswitch for an RC-3 Looper Pedal. Worked exactly as the manual said these would.

        One thing I really like is that the 2 can be latched together as one unit saving space.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Sturdy Boss Footswitch!!

        By Mark Wolf

        from Jacksonville, FL

        Comments about Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch:

        Another great product by Boss, You can't go wrong. I use mine for Tap Tempo on my Alesis SR18 Drum Machine and also to start and stop recording on my Tascom DP-02. Also as a two channel switch for my guitar amp. I like the rubber base peddals better than the steel base ones for comfort. Great addition to a versatle home studio and band practice.

        (12 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Nice Pedal, But Pricey & Sharp Edges

        By Baxter

        from Baltimore, MD

        Comments about Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch:

        The polarity switching makes this the most versatile footswitch around. However, it would have been great if it could also function as a latching footswitch. Instead you have to purchase a FS-5L to do that. All of these FS footswitches interconnect, which is very cool. However, the cords cannot be bussed so you will have a separate cord for each switch. Also the aluminum edges are sharp and will make quick work of your gig bag if you travel with it.

        (8 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Many uses!

        By Bluesbird54

        from Guilford, CT

        Comments about Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch:

        The Boss FS-5U Footswitch is a very nice item. It is sturdy and well built. The pedal is very responsive. The one problem is that there is no indicator light that says if it is on or off. This can be a problem if you are having difficulty hearing your guitar while playing live. I bought it for a Cube 60 amp but have found it quite useful with my Jazz Chorus and as a keyboard pedal. I have had it for well over 2 years and it still looks and works like I just took it out of the box. A very nice footswitch and well worth the money.

        (9 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Boss FS-5U

        By CDOG

        from bolinas, CA

        Comments about Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch:

        I wish I had twenty of these things, they are really handy. For your keyboards,effects,amp switching, drum machines, recording start/stop & punch in, etc.With polarity switch, I haven't found a device yet that takes a footswitch that the Boss FS-5U couldn't activate.It is solid, quite and out of five I have never killed one yet.

        (13 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        No more knob fuss!

        By LesDudis

        from New Jersey

        Comments about Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch:

        I love the Boss FS-5U unlatching footswitch! I own two Boss DD-5 delay pedals and I use the FS-5U on one of them to use the external tap tempo feature. While the DD-6 has a built-in tap tempo, the DD-5 also allows you to set the pace of your delay signal! It's a really cool feature and I love not having to bend down to turn delay time knobs anymore. I can't wait to use an FS-5U on the upcoming Boss RC-2 loop station to set the tempo of my loops. This is quite a useful tool.

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