Boss OC-3 Super Octave


  • Direct Level
    controls the volume of the direct signal
  • Octave 1
    controls the volume of the signal 1 octave below the input signal
  • Octave 2/Drive/Range
    depends on the mode:
    • Dual mode: controls the volume of the signal 2 octaves below the input signal (like on the OC-2)
    • Drive mode: controls the amount of distortion
    • Poly mode: controls the range
  • Mode
    selects one of the modes: dual octaver, drive or polyphonic



The BOSS OC-3 Super Octave gives guitarists high-quality octave effects with a single stomp. Three modes are provided, including a new Polyphonic Octave mode, a Drive mode with distortion, and the original OC-2 mode. The versatile OC-3 also has separate inputs for both guitar and bass.

  • World's first compact pedal with true Polyphonic Octave effects
  • New Drive mode adds distortion to octave notes for a fatter, more aggressive tone
  • Includes the original OC-2 mode, capable of producing notes one and two octaves down
  • Poly Octave effect adjustable to play within a specific note range Bass input for adapting octave sound to bass guitars


myFXDB user reviews

5 reviews, average score of 7.5 / 10

2018-04-027/10  Has boost and -1 octaveNo upper octave
2018-03-109.5/10  Very versatile & useful octave pedal. One of the only that can handle chords...
2016-03-156/10  ......
2014-11-298/10  ......
2014-06-227/10  ......

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