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CS-3 Compression Sustainer


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The BOSS CS-3 Compression Sustainer pedal provides enhanced sustain, balanced string response and punchy tone at any volume. Designed for guitarists and bassists, from beginners to pros, this innovative pedal compresses louder signals while boosting softer ones, allowing for a consistent, full sound across all volume levels. The CS-3 delivers smooth sustain and precise control over dynamics to help you sound your best on stage or in the studio.

Sustain Without Distortion

The CS-3 provides enhanced sustain and a fatter tone without degrading your instrument's natural sound. Its advanced circuitry compresses the dynamic range of your playing in a musical way, allowing notes to sustain evenly without distortion. From subtle compression to extreme squash, the CS-3 puts a range of sustain effects at your feet.

Precise Tonal Control

Shape your tone with the CS-3's EQ knob, which cuts or boosts midrange frequencies to your liking. Roll the EQ knob clockwise for an open, airy tone with added punch, perfect for layering with vocals or keys. Turn it counterclockwise for a neutral tone with a balanced frequency range. The CS-3 also features an Output knob to ensure unity gain and prevent signal loss, allowing you to set the ideal level for any amp or effect chain.

Low Noise and Reliability

The CS-3 is built with advanced circuitry that provides smooth compression with very low noise, even at extreme settings. Powered by a 9V battery or optional power supply, the CS-3 delivers top performance and reliability for any gigging musician.

Versatile and Intuitive

With its simple, intuitive controls, the CS-3 is easy to use but versatile enough for any musical situation. It's a must-have for recording, providing a balanced, polished tone with clarity and punch. It also works great alone for a clean sound or in front of your favorite distortion, chorus or wah pedal. The CS-3 helps guitarists and bassists of all levels achieve a consistent, full sound and enhance their performance.

BOSS CS-3 Compression Sustainer Effects Pedal
BOSS CS-3 Compression Sustainer Effects Pedal
BOSS CS-3 Compression Sustainer Effects Pedal

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  • Smooth sustain with clarity and punch
  • Balanced string response
  • Level, Tone, Attack and Sustain controls
  • Full 5-year warranty

collapse expand iconWarranty

Boss pedals - 5 year parts warranty
90 day labor warranty.
1 year warranty - Multitracks, Jamstations, etc.
Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.

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