Boss AC-3 Acoustic Simulator

Effects pedal

  • Simulates the typical sound of an acoustic guitar
  • Four simulation modes are available: Standard, Jumbo, Enhanced and Piezo
  • Built-in reverb
  • Optimised for acoustic guitar simulations
  • Controls: Mode - Top - Body - Reverb - Level
  • LED: Effect On
  • Footswitch: Effect Bypass
  • Connections: Input (6.3 mm jack) - Output (6.3 mm jack) - Power supply connector (female connector 5.5 x 2.1 mm - negative pole inside)
  • Power consumption: 39 mA
  • Operation with 9 V battery or 9 V DC power supply (not included, matching power supply available under Art.409939)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 73 x 125 x 55 mm
  • Weight: 440 g
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  • Enhance Mode
  • Jumbo Mode
  • Piezo Mode
  • Standard Mode

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Good Acoustic Sim.
Br7ian, 03.06.2013
I play in an acoustic duo and decided to try this with my Strat in leiu of my acoustic guitar with a Fishman soundhole pickup. Amazing, the AC-3 and Strat sound more "acoustic" than the real acoustic guitar. People do a double take when they see me playing the Strat, getting that full lush acoustic tone. I love it!! And the bonus is that leads are soo much easier to play on the Strat than on the acoustic!! I've been using it about a month now. Awesome!! It should be noted however that there is a slight hiss when playing through the AC-3 which can be quite annoying.
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MatthewP, 26.05.2013
Nice sounds very effective through a PA or acoustic amplifier. I purchased mine to avoid having to carry an extra guitar around but would only recomend you use them through a pa or acoustic amp as electric guitar speakers in my opinion don't do this pedal any favours. Really good for recording and alot cheaper than buying a nice acoustic guitar!
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SRV_Andre, 21.05.2021
It should be better in my opinion, given Boss reputation. The sound is not so stick to acoustic effect, i had different expectation.. would not buy again.
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Not my pedal
MathiasD90, 24.04.2020
I think this pedal may took place in someone's pedalboard but not in mine.

I found the sound really "artificial" but maybe it depends from my guitar.

It's better to use the money to buy a good microphone and use your real acoustic guitar imho.

From a constructive point of view, it's a boss pedal so almost perfect.

Cheers
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