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Boss RV-5 Digital Reverb


$130.00 Released January, 2002

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Adds a realistic sense of size and dimension to the sound. Good selection of reverb types available. Ideal for thickening up harmonies and leads.

The Cons:Strips out some of the warmth in the tone compared to tube amp reverb.

BOSS' RV-5 Digital Reverb is a compact stereo-effects pedal in both size and technology; weighing in at just 1lbs., it nevertheless contains six of BOSS' best reverbs, including a spring reverb and a gate reverb developed using cutting-edge, high-quality Roland studio gear.

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All 6 reverbs are comparable to the same quality expected from a rackmounted unit, and the RV-5 also includes a new Modulate mode that detunes the reverb for a spacious quality. For musicians who want to add that finishing touch to a live onstage performance, night after night, no matter where the stage, the RV-5 offers compact and portable sound quality.

Features:

  • Plays back 6 of BOSS' best reverbs, including spring reverb and gate reverb recorded with high-end studio gear
  • Emulates sound quality of rackmounted units
  • Modulate mode detunes reverb for spacious sound
  • 5-Year BOSS Warranty
  • Input Impedance: 1 M ohms
  • Output Impedance: 1 k ohms
  • Nominal Output Level: -20 dBu
  • Connections: INPUT-A (MONO) jack, INPUT-B jack; OUTPUT-A (MONO) jack, OUTPUT -B jack
  • Power Supply: DC 9V, 9V Battery, AC Adaptor
  • Dimensions: 2 7/8" (W) x 5 1/8" (D) x 2 3/8" (H)
  • Weight: 1 lbs.

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    adds a realistic sense of size and dimension to the sound

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    good selection of reverb types available

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    ideal for thickening up harmonies and leads

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    feels well-built and durable, everything constructed to withstand lots of wear and tear

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    good control of the length and tone of the reverb

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    great feel and tactile feedback to the pedal

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    strips out some of the warmth in the tone compared to tube amp reverb

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