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Boss Waza Craft CE-2W Chorus Pedal

by Boss
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The World’s First Chorus Sounds, Reborn With Waza Craft Innovation - The Boss CE-2W Waza Craft Chorus Pedal

Launched in 1976, the CE-1 Chorus Ensemble was not only the world’s first chorus effect pedal, but also the very first BOSS pedal. Three years later, this inventive new sound was squeezed into the blue CE-2 Chorus, and chorus pedals have remained in the compact lineup ever since. Four decades on, the spacious modulated tone of the signature BOSS effect is still loved by musicians everywhere. In 2016, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of BOSS innovation, the original analog chorus sounds are now reborn with the Waza Craft CE-2W.


  • Special edition Waza Craft pedal delivers the ultimate BOSS tone experience
  • Standard mode provides a perfect reproduction of the legendary CE-2 sound
  • CE-1 mode features chorus and vibrato, authentically reproducing the two stereo sound modes in the world’s first chorus pedal
  • Includes new sounds not available in the original pedals, including CE-2 stereo output and variable depth for CE-1 chorus sounds
  • Rate and Depth knobs provide fine sound adjustment in both pedal modes
  • Premium all-analog circuitry with bucket-brigade (BBD) delay line
  • Made in Japan to celebrate the 40th anniversary of BOSS effects
  • BOSS five-year warranty


The CE-2W’s Standard mode faithfully recreates the classic CE-2 chorus sound, and adds an expansive new sound field with stereo output, which was unavailable in the mono CE-2. CE-1 mode fully reproduces the stereo chorus and vibrato sounds of the legendary CE-1, with the addition of variable chorus depth not available in the original pedal. To commemorate the birth of BOSS effects, the CE-2W is made exclusively in Japan, just as the original CE-1 and CE-2 were.

The CE-1 Chorus Ensemble, Released in 1976

In 1975, Roland debuted the “Dimensional Space Chorus” effect in the famous JC-120 Jazz Chorus amplifier. Released the following year by Roland’s newly formed BOSS division, the stereo CE-1 Chorus Ensemble made it possible for players to achieve the lush, spacious chorus and unique vibrato sounds of the Jazz Chorus with any amplifier setup.

Housed in a robust metal chassis with an attached AC cord, the CE-1 contained the same analog chorus and vibrato circuitry from the original Jazz Chorus amp. While both of these effects sounded great in mono, the CE-1 offered up its real magic when used in stereo with two separate amps. This delivered an incredibly rich and immersive sound experience that was a true joy to play. The CE-2W provides an authentic reproduction of the CE-1’s analog sounds, with additional chorus adjustment now possible with a variable depth control.

The CE-2 Chorus, Released in 1979

Soon after the iconic BOSS compact pedal line was launched in 1977, guitarists started requesting the CE-1 chorus sound in this smaller, battery-powered format. In 1979, these demands were answered with the CE-2 Chorus.

Specially designed for guitarists, the CE-2 offered a milder modulation compared to the CE-1, always keeping the guitar sound sharp and well defined. This refined chorus tone was an instant success, becoming the go-to sound for hit guitar tracks throughout the 1980s and beyond. In addition to authentically producing the CE-2’s original mono-only sound, the CE-2W makes the classic pedal’s soft modulated tone available in stereo for the first time ever.

Proudly Made In Japan

The CE-1 and CE-2 represent the early days of BOSS’s longstanding dedication to innovation and quality, which remains stronger than ever at four decades and counting. Bringing together the cutting-edge technology of the time, savvy craftsmanship, and a devotion to helping musicians create great music, these landmark pedals embodied the spiritual mission for every BOSS product since. For this memorable 40th anniversary, the Waza Craft CE-2W Chorus is produced in Japan just like the original pedals, honoring the long, rich heritage of BOSS effects.

Waza Craft: The Art of Superior Tone

Since the beginning, the engineers at BOSS have been committed to achieving the finest guitar tones using any technology necessary, from old-school analog circuits to high-tech DSP. This enthusiastic spirit continues on with the Waza Craft series, which brings you exceptional tone and touch response through carefully selected analog components, refined circuitry, and meticulous attention to detail. In Japan, “Waza” is the term for art and technique, and these special edition pedals proudly carry the Waza symbol to represent the pinnacle of BOSS design and craftsmanship.


SPECIFICATIONS

  • 3 modes
    • Standard
    • CE-1 Chorus
    • CE-1 Vibrato
  • Nominal Input Level: -20 dBu
  • Input Impedance: 1 M ohm
  • Nominal Output Level: -20 dBu
  • Output Impedance: 1 k ohm
  • Recommended Load Impedance: 10 k ohms or greater
  • Bypass: Buffered bypass
  • Controls
    • Pedal switch
    • Standard/CE-1 Mode switch
    • RATE knob
    • DEPTH knob
  • Indicator: CHECK indicator (Serves also as battery check indicator)
  • Connectors
    • INPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • OUTPUT A (MONO) jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • OUTPUT B jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • DC IN jack
  • Power Supply
    • Alkaline battery (9V, 6LR61)
    • Carbon-zinc battery (9V, 6F22)
    • AC adaptor (sold separately)
  • Current Draw: 25 mA
  • Expected battery life under continuous use (These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.)
    • Alkaline: Approx. 32 hours
    • Carbon: Approx. 18 hours
  • Accessories
    • Leaflet ("USING THE UNIT SAFELY," "IMPORTANT NOTES," and "Information")
    • Alkaline battery (9V, 6LR61)
  • Size Dimensions: 2-7/8 x 5-1/8 x 2-3/8 inch (73 mm x 129 mm x 59 mm)
  • Weight (including battery): 1 lb (450 g)

Manufacturer: Boss
Model: CE-2W
SKU: I435563-N-0-WHXA
UPC: 761294509807


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