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BOSS SY-200 Synthesizer featuring McRocklin

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The BOSS SY-200 synthesizer effects pedal is a powerful yet compact stompbox overflowing with lush analog-inspired tones. Building on the success of the SY-1, the SY-200 provides an expanded palette of polyphonic sounds and greater performance control in a small footprint. With 128 memories, you can save your sonic creations and recall them instantly during your set. Two customizable footswitches unlock deep manipulation of sounds in real time and connectivity options allow you to take command with external footswitches, an expression pedal or MIDI. The SY-200 invites you to explore a galaxy of synth tones without leaving the ground.

Save and Recall 128 Memories on the Fly

The SY-200 offers musicians 128 memories to capture their favorite synth tones and recall them at will during a performance. With the touch of a footswitch, you can switch from an arpeggiated sequence to a pad to a lead tone, keeping your audience captivated. The memories make it simple to build elaborate sonic textures, stacking multiple synth parts together. With so much power at your command, the SY-200 helps ensure you'll never run out of inspiration.

Shape Sounds in Real Time With Dual Footswitches

Two onboard footswitches provide intuitive, hands-free control over the SY-200's synth parameters in performance. You can manipulate filter cutoff, resonance, attack, release and more to dramatically transform sounds as you play. The footswitches are highly customizable, allowing you to assign them to control aspects of the synth that matters most to your music. Whether you're a guitarist or bassist, the SY-200 puts synth manipulation and modulation at your feet.

Connect Expression Pedals, Footswitches and MIDI

The SY-200 offers connectivity for expression pedals, external footswitches and MIDI to expand its real-time control capabilities. An expression pedal gives you continuous manipulation over filter cutoff, volume and other parameters as you play. External footswitches provide additional points of control to trigger sounds, tap tempos, start and stop sequences and more. The SY-200 also has full MIDI implementation, allowing you to to interface with other MIDI-equipped pedals and devices like the ES-8 and ES-5 loop switchers.

All Your Favorite Synth Tones in One Place

The SY-200 packs in a wide range of coveted analog-inspired synth tones that guitarists and bassists of all genres will appreciate. From warm pads and pulsing arpeggios to leads, basses and sound effects, the SY-200 covers vast sonic territory. It offers saw, square and pulse waveforms and multiple filter types including low-pass, high-pass and band-pass. With tone-shaping tools like attack, release, resonance and modulation at your disposal, you can craft classic synth sounds or venture into experimental territory.

BOSS SY-200 Synthesizer Effects Pedal Blue
BOSS SY-200 Synthesizer Effects Pedal Blue
BOSS SY-200 Synthesizer Effects Pedal Blue

collapse expand iconFeatures

  • 12 analog-style synth categories with many variations in each (171 sounds total)
  • Three adjustable parameters for customizing sounds
  • 128 memories for saving and recalling sounds 
  • Fast sound creation with hands-on controls and large display 
  • No special pickup required—play rich, dynamic synth tones with any guitar or bass
  • Latency-free performance for unrestricted musical expression
  • Assignable Memory/CTL 1 switch for memory change, hold, pitch control and more   
  • Blend synth and normal guitar sounds with independent level controls
  • Parallel send/return loop for easy integration with other pedals on your board
  • Selectable modes for globally optimizing the synth engine for guitar or bass
  • Supports extended control with up to two external footswitches or an expression pedal
  • Full MIDI I/O provided with space-saving 3.5 mm TRS jacks (connection cables available separately)
  • Micro USB jack for firmware updates

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.