The BOSS CE-2W Waza Craft Guitar Effects Pedal reincarnates the original tones of the classic CE-1 that was released in 1976 (and was also the world's first chorus effect pedal), as well as its successor, the CE-2 that followed four years later. Celebrating 40 years of classic BOSS chorus, the CE-2W joins its siblings in the outstanding Waza Craft line-up, treating today's guitarists to vintage analogue tones with peerless modern performance.
The classic modulated analogue tone of BOSS' Chorus stompbox is a mainstay on guitarist's pedalboard the world over, but none of them are quite like this beauty. The CE-2W is designed with three modes to choose from: Standard; CE-1 Chorus; and CE-1 Vibrato.
Standard mode resurrects the classic CE-2 chorus sound, whilst injecting it with an expansive new sound field with the inclusion of a stereo output (previously unavailable on the classic CE-2 stompbox).
In CE-1 mode, the original stereo chorus and vibrato sounds of the now legendary Chorus Ensemble 1 (CE-1) is made available, with the addition of variable chorus depth that was previously unavailable on the original, and is exclusive to the CE-2W Waza Craft.
BOSS have introduced the new Waza Craft series from which the CE-2W has been reborn. The word ‘Waza’ is taken from the Japanese language and signifies art and technique. The CE-2W carries the Waza symbol on the stompbox to set it apart from its predecessor, and boasts a wealth of top quality craftsmanship. Once the pedal had been designed, BOSS performed final sound checks to guarantee perfection. 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 BOSS Waza Craft VB-2W is a superb, modern take on the original vibrato pedal from the 80s with up-to-date features to allow you to control your vibrato effect in real time. It also comes with a five-year warranty.
Manufacturer Boss Model Name Waza Craft VB-2W Vibrato Effects Pedal Dimensions (H x W x D) 59 x 73 x 129 mm Weight 450g (including battery) Modes Standard
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
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) or Carbon-zinc battery (9V, 6F22)
AC adaptor (sold separately)
Current Draw 25 mA Expected battery life under continuous use Alkaline: Approx. 32 hours
Carbon: Approx. 18 hours
(These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.):
Accessories Owner's manual
Leaflet ("USING THE UNIT SAFELY," "IMPORTANT NOTES," and "Information")
Alkaline battery (9V, 6LR61)
Options (sold separately) AC adaptor: PSA series
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