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CS-3: Compression Sustainer

Features

The CS-3 Compression Sustainer pedal compresses louder signals while boosting lower signals, providing smooth sustain without degrading the original sound quality. This is the perfect pedal for guitarists and bassists who want to sound their best.

  • Compact compression/sustainer pedal with high-quality circuitry
  • Compresses loud signals and boosts softer signals for a smooth overall sound
  • Onboard Level, Tone, Attack and Sustain controls for precise tonal shaping
  • Low-noise design for super-quiet operation
  • BOSS 5-year warranty

Specs

Nominal Input Level
-20 dBu
Input Impedance
1 M ohms
Nominal Output Level
-20 dBu
Output Impedance
1 k ohms
Equivalent Input Noise Level
-110 dBu (IHF-A Weighted, Typ.)
Connectors
INPUT Jack, OUTPUT Jack, AC Adaptor Jack (DC 9 V)
Power Supply
DC 9 V: Dry Battery 9 V type (6F22/9 V), AC Adaptor
Current Draw
11 mA (DC 9 V)
Accessories
Dry Battery 9 V type (6F22/9 V)
Option
AC Adaptor (PSA-Series)
Size and Weight ( incl. battery )
Width
73 mm
2-7/8 inches
Depth
129 mm
5-1/8 inches
Height
59 mm
2-3/8 inches
Weight
0.4 kg
0 lbs. 15 oz.
* 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.

Accessories

PSA-120S

Power Adapter

PSA-120S

Power Adapter

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BCB-30

Pedal Board

BCB-30

The BOSS BCB-30 Pedal Board is a convenient way to set up and transport all your compact effects.

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BCB-60

Pedal Board

BCB-60

The BOSS BCB-60 Pedal Board is a convenient way to set up and transport all your compact effects.

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PCS-20A

Parallel DC Cord

PCS-20A

Power multiple BOSS compact pedals from a single pedal

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Support

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In addition, we have a library of Support Documents that you can download and reference. If Support Documents are available for this product, they will be listed below.

Support Documents

BOSS Product Catalog 2008
Forging the Future - Innovation for Creative Inspiration
BOSS forges into 2008 with an awe-inspiring lineup of effects, digital studios, and accessories.
Guitar Effects Guidebook Vol. 20
BOSS Product Catalog 2012
BOSS Product Catalog 2011