Skip to content
Everything In Music Since 1958
Everything In Music Since 1958

Boss SY-200 Synthesizer Pedal

by Boss
Original price $299.99 - Original price $299.99
Original price $299.99
$299.99
$299.99 - $299.99
Current price $299.99
♫ In stock
About Inventory Status


Questions?
Call or text us at 301-946-8808.

In stock: It is in stock and available to ship or pickup. Apparel must be shipped from another location and is not available for in-store pickup. We can usually ship or have these items available for pickup by the next business day if they don't require inspection, special handling, or setup. Our pickup location is 11151 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

📆 Preorder: It is on the way to our warehouse. We can't predict when preorder items will arrive due to current supply chain issues. If you place an order for one of these items someone will contact you to estimate the delivery date.

Out of stock: We don't currently have it available but you're not out of luck yet. We still may be able to get it. If you order one of these items we will contact you with an estimated fulfillment date. You have the option to cancel the order if you change your mind.

Special order: The item is so special that it needs to be custom ordered for you. Some of these items are works of art and have to be made individually. Orders for special order items must be prepaid and we cannot accept cancellations or refunds.

█ Sold out: We don't think we can get this item because it was either discontinued by the manufacturer or was limited in quantity. If you want or need this item call or text us. Sometimes we can help you track down the item through other sources or help you find something similar.

About Item Conditions


Questions?
Call or text us at 301-946-8808.

New: The item is brand new as received from the manufacturer with a full manufacturer warranty. Instruments such as guitars, snare drums, drum kits, brass and woodwind instruments may be opened for photography and quality control inspection and may not be in a factory sealed box.

Mint or Open Box: The item may have been opened and tested but has been repackaged. The original packaging may have superficial issues but the item itself and any originally included accessories are in perfect, like new condition.

Display Model: These items are so cool that we put them on display in our legendary shop. The condition is brand new as received from the manufacturer with manufacturer warranty. Rest assured, these items undergo a very careful inspection before shipping.

Demo: These items have been on our sales floor for demo purposes and will likely show signs of use. The original packaging may no longer be included, but you can be assured that you are receiving an awesome item and an awesome price.

Used: The item is used. These item may have varying degrees of wear. Please read the description for information about the condition of the item. Used items do not carry a warranty.

B or C Stock: Factory refurbished. These items were purchased from the manufacturer in a refurbished condition. They will show some cosmetic issues, but nothing that would impact performance. Being that these are sealed from the manufacturer, we generally do not open these to photograph the cosmetic issues. They are guaranteed to work and may have a limited warranty or you may purchase an extended warranty in some cases. Please see the listing description for item specific information.

Educational & Government Sales Quotes

Click here to request an educational quote and learn more about our Educational & Government Sales Department


Hone a World of Synth Tones Right at your feet - the Boss SY-200 Synthesizer

Offering a universe of rich, analog-inspired polyphonic tones in a small footprint, the SY-200 makes it simple to weave BOSS’s expressive guitar and bass synth technology into all of your musical journeys. Building on the fun, instant-gratification experience of the acclaimed SY-1, this blue inspiration machine features an expanded sound set , more tone-shaping possibilities , and 128 memories for storing your sonic creations. Two onboard footswitches provide deep real-time performance control, and you can take things even further with external footswitches, an expression pedal, and MIDI


  • Advanced BOSS polyphonic guitar synth technology in a streamlined 200 series pedal
  • 12 analog-style synth categories with many variations in each (171 sounds total)
  • Three adjustable parameters for customizing sounds
  • 128 memories for saving and recalling sounds
  • Fast sound creation with hands-on controls and large display
  • No special pickup required — play rich, dynamic synth tones with any guitar or bass
  • Latency-free performance for unrestricted musical expression
  • Assignable Memory/CTL 1 switch for memory change, hold, pitch control, and more
  • Blend synth and normal guitar sounds with independent level controls
  • Parallel send/return loop for easy integration with other pedals on your board
  • Selectable modes for globally optimizing the synth engine for guitar or bass
  • Supports extended control with up to two external footswitches or an expression pedal
  • Full MIDI I/O provided with space-saving 3.5 mm TRS jacks ( connection cables available separately)
  • Micro USB jack for firmware updates
  • Runs on PSA-series AC adaptor or three AA-size batteries


A Massive Library of Expressive Synth Tones

The SY-200 transforms your guitar or bass into a versatile analog - flavored synth , ready to infuse your music with dynamic, compelling, and evocative new voices. This streamlined stomp gives you 171 total sounds organized in 12 intuitive categories , along with adjustable parameters for customizing the tone and response. And with 128 memory locations, you’re able to store your favorite sounds and instantly recall the m while performing.

Build Custom Sounds Fast

With the SY-200’s informative display and hands-on controls, it’s quick and easy to call up sounds and balance the direct and synth levels. All the preset synth tones have been dialed in by the BOSS engineers to be inspiring and playable right away. But if you want to go deeper , you can tweak three different parameters for each sound via dedicated knobs.

Flexible Connectivity

The SY-200 smoothly integrates into your setup in a variety of ways. Patch it in your chain like a regular pedal, or use the send and output jacks to route synth and straight guitar sounds to different destinations. And with the send/return loop and level knobs , it’s possible to craft unique hybrid sounds by blending one or more pedals in parallel with different synth voices.

Powerful Real-Time Control

The SY-200 provides a massive range of control options while taking up minimal space on your pedalboard. Two customizable footswitches offer multi-functional operation with press-and-hold functionality, allowing you to control synth on/off, memory scrolling, pitch bend, synth hold, and more. Expanded control is possible via external footswitches or an expression pedal, and MIDI I/O is also available to interface with other MIDI-equipped pedals and devices like the ES-8 and ES-5 loop switchers.

Plug-and-Play and Latency-Free

You can use the SY-200 with any guitar or bass -- just plug in with a standard 1/4-inch cable and start creating. Thanks to custom DSP and the latest BOSS innovations, you’ll enjoy latency-free performance that’s a natural extension of your instrument, letting you play freely without altering your normal technique in any way.

Supercharge Your Music with a Diverse Range of Sounds

The SY-200 is loaded with a large library of synthesizer tones to inspire new ideas and bring fresh voices to your music.


Included in the box

  • Owner's Manual
  • Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
  • Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 3
  • Rubber foot x 4


SPECIFICATIONS

  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 kHz
  • AD/DA Conversion: 24 bits
  • Processing: 32-bit floating point
  • Modes: 12 modes( LEAD, PAD, STRING, BELL, ORGAN, BASS, DUAL, SWEEP, NOISE, SFX, SEQ, ARPEGGIO)
  • Memory: 128
  • Nominal Input Level: INPUT, RETURN: -10 dBu
  • Maximum Input Level: INPUT, RETURN: +7 dBu
  • Input Impedance: INPUT, RETURN: 2M ohms
  • Nominal Output Level: OUTPUT, SEND: -10 dBu
  • Maximum Output Level: OUTPUT, SEND: +7 dBu
  • Output Impedance: OUTPUT, SEND: 1 k ohm
  • Recommended Load Impedance: OUTPUT, SEND: 10 k ohms or greater
  • Bypass: Buffered bypass
  • Controls: ON/OFF switch, MEMORY/CTL 1 switch, TYPE knob, MEMORY knob, 1 knob, 2 knob, 3 knob, D. LEVEL knob, E. LEVEL knob, VARIATION knob, MENU button, EXIT button
  • Display: Graphic LCD (132 x 32 dots, backlit LCD)
  • Connectors:
    • INPUT jack, OUTPUT jack, SEND jack, RETURN jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • CTL 2, 3/EXP jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
    • MIDI (IN, OUT) jacks: Stereo miniature phone type
    • DC IN jack
    • USB port: USB micro B-type (program update only)
  • Power Supply: Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 3, AC adaptor (sold separately)
  • Current Draw: 230 mA
  • Expected Battery Life Under Continuous Use: Alkaline - Approx. 5 Hours. These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.
  • Size Dimensions: 101 (W) x 138 (D) x 65 (H) mm / 4 (W) x 5-7/16 (D) x 2-9/16 (H) inches (including rubber foot)
  • Weight (excluding batteries): 630 g / 1 lb 7 oz
  • Options (sold seperately): AC adaptor (PSA-S series) , Footswitch (FS-5U) , Dual footswitch (FS-6/ FS-7) , Expression pedal (FV-500H/ FV-500L/ EV-30/ Roland EV-5) , MIDI/TRS connecting cable (BMIDI-5-35)

Manufacturer: Boss
Model: SY-200
SKU: I674851-N-5-WHXA
UPC: 761294518229


We are Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center

Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC's legendary music shop. Family-owned and operated since 1958. Buy gear the way it was meant to be bought, from a store that's been there through it all and has the vibe to prove it. We're staffed with musicians and industry experts, people that live and breathe music gear. Our mission is to help you find the right gear for your project, that thing that will bring you the most joy out of what you do. We're an authorized dealer for almost every brand, we stock items the other stores don't, so you can try before you buy. Stop by our Wheaton, MD showroom and see for yourself.

Contact us if you have questions about one of our listings or if you need help finding the right piece of gear.

Free Shipping

Offered for thousands of items when you spend $100+

Questions?

+1 (301) 946-8808

Get A Quote

Get an educational or government quote

Easy Returns

Learn about returns.