Boss ST-2 Power Stack
The PW-2 Power Stack from BOSS is a chunky, muscular sounding drive pedal designed to give you that confident crunch of a good tube head connected to a pair of 4x12 cabs. The variation of gain available is impressive: you can really bring this pedal back to a lightly broken signal with just a bit of bite: you can then transform it into a bad-tempered pitbull of a pedal with a large amount of high-gain saturation. It all sounds focussed and realistic, reacting in the correct ways to your picking dynamic and compressing nicely at higher gain settings. Give one a shot and remember: there are lots of BOSS distortion pedals out there and they ALL sound a little different!
- Original distortion sound reminiscent of tube-based stack amplifiers
- Provides a wide range of tones, from vintage crunch to ultra high-gain modern distortion
- Faithful and accurate response to picking nuances and volume changes
- SOUND knob controls both gain level and sound character
- Two-band EQ with dedicated BASS and TREBLE knobs
- Road-tough BOSS construction
The ST-2 delivers the playing feel and power that are hallmarks of stack amps. It was derived from BOSS’ extensive analysis of the sound and characteristics of a vast number of classic guitar amps. This distortion effect delivers authentic tone and expression that responds naturally to picking nuances and volume changes on your guitar. But emulation is only the beginning, as the ST-2 has the ability to go beyond the sound of real amps.
Crunch, Drive, Ultra High Gain
The ST-2 lets you enjoy a rich, clean tone when playing soft, and smoothly transition into a fat crunch as you play harder — great for rock ballads or songs that require dramatic tone shifts. Imagine the powerful, driving sound of a stack amplifier. An authentic classic-rock tone is here as well, with crisp overtones. Turn up the SOUND knob for a heavy-metal tone. The ST-2 allows extreme high gain, but offers a powerful low-end and sharp edge at the same time.
The SOUND knob is a controller that is uniquely BOSS. Simply set it to the tone type you’re looking for. The SOUND knob not only changes gain but sound character as well, from brisk crunch and spectacular drive to earth-shaking ultra high gain.
BOSS compact pedals are world-famous for their great sound as well as their road-tough construction, consistency, and reliability. The ST-2 inherits this BOSS-proven design, offering guitarists a solidly constructed pedal that’s built to withstand decades of demanding use.