None of the manufacturers mentioned here have necessarily stated these pedals are clones of one another so dont take the above as gospel. As many of you may know, this pedal was marketed toward postgrunge rockers in the late 90s and became one of the biggest flops in boss history salesw. Mar 02, 2020 the psm5 is together with the rv 2 the only compact pedals to ship in nonstandard size boxes. Again, as said before, the pw 2 is loosely based on the sound of the big muff, comparing them side by side the electro harmonix does sound fuller and more organic compared to the smaller pw 2. The pw 2 power driver was designed to capture the overthetop, stackof4x12s sound that was previously available only through overdriven tube amps and stacks of speakers. Powetech ac adapter charger for boss pw 2 power driver effect ped power supply cord cable, 5 feet, led light. The boss pw2 power driver is one of those lesser known boss pedals. All boss pedals have a sticker near the adapter jack, which indicates which adapter is needed. The psm5 is together with the rv 2 the only compact pedals to ship in nonstandard size boxes. The md2 mega distortion takes the bottomheavy distortion sounds heard in todays newschool metal and pushes it to the extreme. Ive been using the boss pw 2 power driver pedal for about a year and while it is a decent guitar pedal, i cant really say that i would recommend it to any professional. So many years ago at band practice i needed a few extra chords. The boss pw2 power driver capitalizes on the throaty gain and punch of the companys betterknown models like the od2 and adds even more features like separate fat and muscle knobs for control over bass and mids respectively in addition to the controls for level and drive. Sep 28, 2005 i recently came by a boss pw2 in a trade deal thanks again, liys and have to say that it has some interesting potential.
The pw 2 was launched 1996 but was never a big seller. Guitar pedal x news bosss other nonoverdrive and non. The level control is simply a volume knob which is quite sensitive. Mar 20, 2008 it goes without saying that u2s the edge is a pedal nut. This is the power driver, a fuzz distortion pedal made by boss. The pw 2 has a mid range boost with a heavy low end sound designed to create. For greater savings check out our used boss power driver pw 2 effect pedal and get a great deal today. The ultimate behringer guitar pedal clone list tone start. The secret is a special dualstage distortion circuit with an added gain boostplus new bottom and tone controlsfor crushing distortion with massive low end.
Discussion in effects bg started by spoono ghiefardi, sep 21, 2018. Well, more like over 200 so far, and hopefully well find more to add to the list of effect pedal clones. I wont know until i get it, and im going to get it. The trading musician music store in seattle, washington vintage. For greater savings check out our used boss power driver pw2 effect pedal and get a great deal today. I noticed the xt2 has been going up in price lately. Comparing boss pw2 with electro harmonix big muff guitar. Mar 04, 2020 the pw2 was launched 1996 but was never a big seller. Review boss power driver pw2 fuzz distortion this is the power driver, a fuzz distortion pedal made by boss. With about 20,000 made, they arent very common, but arent.
Get an upfront trade in value and earn cash for your used and vintage boss gear. The ones ive included here are those that are readily available off ebay. Maybe it was a mistake to label the tone controls fat and muscle instead of bass. Boss power driver pw2 distortion overdrive effect pedal.
Not a cleaner or clearer sounding pedal by any means. Apparently, it was a very poor seller for boss, probably because they didnt market it as a fuzz. The pw 2 can still be found easily for about 50 bucks used. Best music store in seattle best price save sale quality professional guitar shop customer service jazz favorite. They were made in the late 90s, and never sold well for some reason. Its a one of a kind sound that im glad no one likes lol. This site helps you to save the earth from electronic waste. What mid freq is the boss pw 2 power driver pedal boosting. For the physical condition of the item please take a look at all 12 photos, and what is included in the sale.
Boss officially claims that production only lasted 9 months but investigations shows that the production lasted at least 11 months july 96 may 97 and that around 19000 pw2s were made. Should have got one when i picked up the pw2 about a year ago. Of course i know that any distortion pedal sounds better when it is played. The pw2 was launched 1996 but was never a big seller. Distortion, roland grs vguitar space, hf2 hi band flanger, hm2 heavy. The md 2 mega distortion takes the bottomheavy distortion sounds heard in todays newschool metal and pushes it to the extreme. My next blues driver was then then jb2 angry driver where i mostly used the blues driver circuit before i acquired the quite wonderful keeley freak fuzz mod edition of blues driver which i use mostly in its phat mod mode setting its just a lovely thick and rich sounding overdrive slightly marshallesque in some ways but it just. In many cases the designsgraphics, features, and sounds make it clear one stompbox is supposed to be a copy of another. Most of the items we sell are used and have signs of cosmetic wear, including scratches and other wear. Used boss power driver pw2 effect pedal guitar center. The pedal contains 4 controls, one being level, the next one is a bass control named fat the third control is for mid named muscle and the last control is for the drive. The edges atomic pedalboard it goes without saying that u2s the edge is a pedal nut.
Whether it is his delayladen tones on war and joshua tree or the over driven tones on pop and how to dismantle an atomic bomb, the edges guitar playing relies heavily on his elaborate rack mounted effects and pedal effects. English usd a portion of each sale goes to making the world more musical. Buy blucoil 9v 670ma power supply with slim us plug ac adapter center negative compatible with boss, behringer, digitech, jim dunlop, mxr, nobels, nux, roland, tc electronic, xotic, zoom effects pedals. I started looking into this after doing some makeovers to a couple of joyo pedals i had. Best behringer pedals clone list quick reference table. It has a 14 inch input and a 14 inch output and as powered.
The pw 2, which includes tone controls aptly named muscle and fat, provides distortion sounds. Effects and pedals distortion overdrive and boost boss. What mid freq is the boss pw2 power driver pedal boosting. Boss pw2 power driver the boss pw2 power driver is one of those lesser known boss pedals. There are two controls to alter the type of distortion. First impressions of the pw 2, i can see why some would compare this pedal to a big muff but it really has its own thing going on. I love sabbath, ozzy, metallica, black label society, acdc and van halen and you can get a lot of there killer sounds out of this pedal. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. The boss pw2 power driver was like a lot of effect and u2 songs one tour.
The pw2 can still be found easily for about 50 bucks used. I recently came by a boss pw 2 in a trade deal thanks again, liys and have to say that it has some interesting potential. The boss pw 2 power driver capitalizes on the throaty gain and punch of the companys betterknown models like the od 2 and adds even more features like separate fat and muscle knobs for control over bass and mids respectively in addition to the controls for level and drive. The pw2 has a mid range boost with a heavy low end sound designed to create the sound of a 4. That is probably why i dont care for it much as well. The pw 2 gives you a very specific sound, although it is possible to tweak the pedal to get different tones. The boss pw2 power driver is a distortion and overdrive pedal designed for use with electric guitar. This item may be a floor model or an item that has been returned to the seller after a period of use. Boss pw2 power driver distortion guitar tricks forum. Used source audio soundblox 2 multiwave bass distortion pedal. The boss pw 2 power driver is a distortion and overdrive pedal designed for use with electric guitar. Service manuals, schematics, eproms for electrical technicians. This is a standard boss single pedal with 4 controls. Oct 12, 2015 the power driver does have a lot of bass when you open up the fat control, this may sound similar to one of those russian big muffs from the 90s.
Power supplies free delivery possible on eligible purchases. The tone kings full behringer pedal cross comparison chart. Vintage classics boss pw2 power driver is it the worst boss. Welcome to another epsidoe of vintage classic, today we look at the pw2 power driver. The power driver does have a lot of bass when you open up the fat control, this may sound similar to one of those russian big muffs from the 90s. Sell your boss guitar effects pedal with buybackworld. It has a 14 inch input and a 14 inch output and as powered by either of a nine volt power supply or battery. Sell boss guitar effects pedal boss pedal trade in. Maybe it was a mistake to label the tone controls fat and muscle instead of bass and middle. Lots of its effects sound great and accurate, some less great, but all are available at a low price. Used boss pw2 power driver effect pedal guitar center. And in such large numbers that its gained a reputation for it.
If your really interested in hearing it on bass, you can. This is a boss pw2 power driver distortion forum at. Used source audio soundblox 2 multiwave bass distortion pedal source audio. Psa pedals wants to see a regulated 9vdc adapter, while aca pedals needs regulated 12vdc the original aca adapter was 9vdc unregulated, which turns out to about 12vdc at the loads these pedals put on it. Ive been using the boss pw2 power driver pedal for about a year and while it is a decent guitar pedal, i cant really say that i would recommend it to any professional.
Its basically a fuzz pedal that sounds very big muffish to my ears, but it leans slightly to the distortion side of things. Its basically a fuzz pedal that sounds very big muffish to my ears, but it leans slightly. One of my band mates told me that he had a crate full of them i could have. Boss power driver pw 2 distortion overdrive effect pedal. Buy abc products replacement boss roland psu 9v 9 volt 200 mah ac mains adapter adaptor power supply cord psa230es, psa230s, psa240 for select pedals models stated below 10 ft 3 meters extra long cable. The price of this pedal makes it a very attractive option, and it will certainly work fine for begineers and even for intermediate players, but isnt up to par in terms of sou. This pedal is an oddity in the line of boss pedals as it was only produced for less than one year.305 924 906 841 1326 685 1186 1518 702 285 1607 552 1046 856 1237 221 591 1081 572 104 6 411 1480 622 1464 1149 1268 1481 560 1335 378 1122 911 621 642 1119 1401 1490 376 641