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DA-2: Adaptive Distortion

Perfect Distortion Tones in Every Register

Features

Powered by Multi-Dimensional Processing technology (MDP), the DA-2 Adaptive Distortion delivers ideal distortion tones wherever you play on the guitar neck.

  • Next-generation BOSS compact pedal with innovative Multi-Dimensional Processing, realized with proprietary technology and custom DSP
  • Distortion that adapts to create the ideal sound in every register
  • Ultra-responsive to volume changes and playing dynamics
  • High-clarity sound, even when playing two or more notes at the same time
  • Very low noise, even with high-gain settings
  • Intuitive operation similar to standard distortion pedals

Perfect Distortion Tones in Every Register

More Info

Multi-Dimensional Processing for Superior Tone

Roland’s innovative Multi-Dimensional Processing (MDP) analyzes audio signals in many dimensions and applies ideal effects to each. By giving different dynamic changes relative to the input signal in real time, MDP can create bold, all-new sounds with a previously unattainable range of expression.

DA-2: Ideal Distortion Across Your Guitar’s Entire Range

Unlike standard distortion pedals that process the entire guitar signal with one effect, the DA-2’s Multi-Dimensional Processing employs multiple distortion processors to seamlessly adapt the sound in real time and create the ideal tone for every register. As a result, the DA-2 delivers a rich, musical distortion that plays well all over the neck, from tight, edgy low-string tones to fat, smooth highs for lead playing. With the power of MDP, the DA-2’s distortion is dramatically responsive to your playing dynamics, and every note is heard with clarity and definition.

Perfect Distortion Tones in Every Register

Specs

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
Controls
Pedal switch
LEVEL knob
LOW knob
HIGH knob
A-DIST (Adaptive Distortion) knob
Indicator
CHECK indicator (Serves also as battery check indicator)
Connectors
INPUT jack
OUTPUT jack
AC adaptor jack (DC 9 V)
Power Supply
Alkaline battery (9V, 6LR61) or Carbon-zinc battery (9V, 6F22)
AC adaptor (sold separately)
Current Draw
45 mA
* Expected battery life under continuous use
Alkaline: Approx. 9 hours
Carbon: Approx. 2.5 hours
These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.
Accessories
Owner's Manual
Leaflet ("USING THE UNIT SAFELY," "IMPORTANT NOTE," and "Information")
Alkaline battery (9V, 6LR61)
Option (sold separately)
AC adaptor (PSA series)
Size and Weight (including battery)
Width
73 mm
2-7/8 inches
Depth
129 mm
5-1/8 inches
Height
59 mm
2-6/16 inches
Weight
420 g
0 lbs. 15 oz.
* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms

Accessories

PSA-120S

Power Adapter

PSA-120S

Power Adapter

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Support

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Support Documents

DA-2 Brochure