- Controls the rate of a sine wave moving the filter up and down.
- Controls the depth of the wave.
- Controls how the envelope filter responds to the input signal.
- Up mode: In this mode this effect is an envelope with an upward sweep.
Down mode: In this mode this effect is an envelope with a downward sweep.
Sharp mode is a resonant synth-like effect
Humanizer mode: In this mode Manual and Sense are both used to select a vowel, the effect will then sweep the filter from the vowel selected by Manual to the vowel selected by Sense.
Tempo mode turns the effect into a filter sweeping up and down at a rate you can set by tapping the external control pedal.
- The BOSS AW-3 Dynamic Wah pedal gives guitarists a wide range of classic auto-wah and dynamic wah effects, plus a new Humanizer effect which can simulate human vowel sounds. A Bass input even provides a variety of funky wah sounds for bass guitar.
- Compact pedal creates a variety of classic wah effects.
- Dynamic wah sounds provide variable effect based on picking strength.
- Humanizer effect creates human voice-type vowel sounds.
- Dedicated Bass input for processing bass guitar.
- EXP Pedal mode allows wah control via optional expression pedal.
- Tempo can be set for pedal control or at fixed rate via Manual mode.
- BOSS limited 5-year warranty.
The world's first compact pedal to produce human-voice type wah sounds using a "Humanizer" effect. EXP Pedal mode allows foot control, plus dedicated Bass input for processing bass guitar.
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- Nominal Input Level
- -20 dBm
- Input Impedance
- 1 MÙ
- Nominal Output Level
- -20 dBm
- Output Impedance
- 1 kÙ
- Recommended Load Impedance
- 10 kÙ or greater
- Residual Noise level
- -92 dBu (IHF-A, Type.)
- CHECK/TEMPO indicator (Serves also as battery check indicator)
- GUITAR Input jack, BASS Input jack, OUTPUT jack, EXP/TEMPO jack
- Power Supply
- DC 9 V: Dry Battery 9 V type (6AM6/9V), AC Adapter (PSA-series: optional)
- Current Draw
- 45 mA (max)
- 70 (W) x 125 (D) x 55 (H) mm / 2-3/4 (W) x 4-15/16 (D) x 2-3/16 (H) inches
- 420 g / 15 oz (including Battery)
- Owner’s Manual, Dry Battery (6AM6 / 9 V)