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Vertex Effects Vertex Boost MKII Pedal

by Vertex
Out of Stock
Original price $199.99 - Original price $199.99
Original price $199.99
$199.99 - $199.99
Current price $199.99
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Elevate The Sound Of Your Entire Guitar Rig With The Vertex Effects Vertex Boost MKII Pedal

Don't let the Vertex Boost MKII's name fool you — it's much more than a mere boost. Make no mistake, this multifunction guitar pedal can function as a gain booster, with +16dB of ultra-transparent gain that can either drive your amp into saturation or give your solos a squeaky-clean level bump, depending on where you choose to deploy it. Able to accommodate both line- and instrument-level signals, the Boost MKII also includes ultra-linear input/output buffers that are guaranteed to elevate the sound of your entire rig. This stompbox's buffers can propel a typical mid-level rig into pro-level territory with zero tonal coloration.

And if your rig is already 99% of the way there, the Boost MKII will deliver that elusive missing 1%. Beyond that, the Boost MKII's insert jack enables you to adjust your volume via an external treadle-style pedal while keeping your guitar's signal completely isolated — it's like plugging straight into your amp. Boasting a compact enclosure that's 33% slimmer than its predecessor, the Vertex Boost MKII belongs on every tone-obsessed guitarist's pedalboard.

Offers More Than +16DB Of Extra Gain With Zero Sonic Coloration

While the Boost MKII offers a myriad of useful functions, it's a clean booster pedal at heart. Its straightforward Level knob ranges from unity gain to a healthy +16dB. Placing the Boost MKII in front of your amp or dirt boxes adds saturation and sustain to your signal, while placing it after your preamp and dirt boxes gives you a full-range level increase. Best off all, the Boost MKII doesn't change the tone of anything that comes before it — it's sonically invisible.

  • Boost pedal with +16dB of ultra-transparent level over unity gain
  • Drives your amp into saturation or gives your solos a squeaky-clean level bump
  • Accommodates both line- and instrument-level signals
  • Ultra-linear buffers condition your entire signal path, ensuring optimal input and stable output impedance
  • 1-megohm input buffer compensates for pickup loading
  • 100-ohm output buffer tackles arena-sized cable runs like a champ
  • Converts a noisy passive effects loop into a max-quality, whisper-quiet active loop
  • Insert jack enables volume adjustment via an external volume or expression pedal while keeping your guitar's signal isolated and free of "tone suck"
  • 33% slimmer than its predecessor (Vertex Boost MKI)
    • Compatible Volume/Expression Pedals:
    • BOSS FV-30H (accepts "Y" insert cable)
    • BOSS FV-30L (accepts "Y" insert cable)
    • BOSS FV-50L (accepts "Y" insert cable)
    • BOSS FV-50H (accepts "Y" insert cable)
    • BOSS FV-500H (accepts insert "Y" cable or TRS cable)
    • BOSS FV-500L (accepts insert "Y" cable or TRS cable)
    • Dunlop Volume X Pedal DVP8 (accepts "Y" insert cable or TRS cable)
    • Dunlop Volume X Pedal DVP4 (accepts "Y" insert cable or TRS cable)
    • Dunlop DVP1XL Volume Pedal (accepts "Y" insert cable)
    • Ernie Ball 25K Stereo Volume Pedal (accepts "Y" insert cable)
    • Ernie Ball 250K Mono Volume Pedal (accepts "Y" insert cable)
    • Ernie Ball VP JR 25K (accepts "Y" insert cable)
    • Ernie Ball VP JR 250K (accepts "Y" insert cable)
    • Korg EXP-2 Expression Pedal (accepts TRS cable)
    • Korg XVP20 Stereo Volume/Expression Pedal (accepts TRS cable or "Y" insert cable)
    • Lehle Mono or Stereo Volume Pedal (accepts "Y" insert cable)
    • M-Audio EX-P Expression Pedal (hardwired TRS cable included)
    • Moog EP-3 Universal Expression Pedal (accepts TRS cable)
    • Morley M2 Passive Volume Guitar Effects Pedal (accepts "Y" insert cable)
    • Morley M2 Passive Expression Guitar Effects Pedal (accepts TRS cable)
    • Roland EV-5 (hardwired TRS cable included)
    • Visual Sound Visual Volume Pedal (in passive mode — accepts insert "Y" cable)
    • Xotic XVP-250K High Impedance Volume Pedal Pedal (accepts insert "Y" cable)
    • Xotic XVP-25K Low Impedance Volume Pedal Pedal (accepts insert "Y" cable)
    • Yamaha FC-7 (hardwired TRS cable included)


  • Controls: Level (unity gain to +16dB)
  • Connections: Input, Output, EXP, DC Input
  • Dimensions( Inches): 4.5 x 2.2 x 1.8
  • Power Connector: 2.1mm barrel (center negative)
  • Input Impedance: 1M ohms
  • DC Voltage: 8.0-9.6V[*9.8V MAX]
  • Current Consumption: 16mA
  • Output Impedance: 100 ohms
  • EXP Function: An expression pedal of any impedance with a 1/8” TRS to 1/4” TRS (stereo cable) or 1/8” TRS to Dual Mono 1/4” TS (insert cable) cable can be used with the Vertex Boost

Manufacturer: Vertex
Model: VB2
SKU: I682485-N-0-WHXX
UPC: 748252633156

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