Playing with the same old guitar effects every day can get a little boring. You may be surprised at what else you can get out of your guitar – and how easily you can become re-inspired. You just need to know where to look. The Boss MO-2 Multi-Overtone compact pedal uses your guitar’s harmonic characteristics to create a wide range of extraordinary new sounds, using a new technology called Multi-Dimensional Processing technology (MDP).
- Impressive, harmonically rich sounds that complement and enhance your guitar tone
- Transforms both clean and distorted guitar tones, as well as your bass guitar
- Next-generation BOSS compact pedal with innovative Multi-Dimensional Processing, using proprietary technology and custom DSP
- Highly responsive to volume changes and playing dynamics
- Three different sound modes for a wide range of tonal adjustment with simple controls
- Mono or stereo output
MO-2: an expressive new voice
The Boss MO-2 is for the guitarist who doesn’t want to sound like everyone else. Using your guitar’s rich harmonic characteristics as a starting point, the MO-2 builds completely new voices that enhance and thicken your normal sound. Three different modes offer diverse tone-shaping options, while the DETUNE knob unlocks a wide range of impressive modulation effects. From shimmering multi-string resonance to flute-like transparency to powerful textures reminiscent of organs and synths, the MO-2 gives you an array of unique tones with dynamic resonance characteristics. If you like to sound different, you’ll love the MO-2.
Multi-Dimensional Processing for superior tone
The MDP technology in the MO-2 works by analysing audio signals using a variety of factors (or dimensions) and then applying different effect levels to each stage. The end result is a bold, new sound with a previously unattainable range of expression and dynamic response.
Audio & Video
Take a guided tour of the MO-2 Multi Overtone.
MO-2 Sound Check
Sound examples of the MO-2 Multi Overtone.
MO-2 John 5 Playing Examples
John 5 (Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie) demonstrates the MO-2 Multi Overtone.
MO-2 Jude Gold Playing Examples
Session player, sideman, and guitar journalist, Jude Gold, demonstrates the MO-2 Multi Overtone.
MO-2 Audio/Settings Demo
Lee Wrathe shows you some of the sounds you can achieve using the MO-2 Multi Overtone.
TE-2/MO-2 Lee Wrathe Demo (Part 1)
Lee Wrathe demonstrates the rich tone and dynamic clarity of the TE-2 Tera Echo and MO-2 Multi Overtone.
TE-2/MO-2 Lee Wrathe Demo (Part 2)
Lee Wrathe improvises with the TE-2 Tera Echo and MO-2 Multi Overtone over a loop created with the RC-3 Loop Station.
MDP Pedals Lee Wrathe Demo
Lee Wrathe demonstrates the creative possibilities when combining the TE-2 Tera Echo, MO-2 Multi Overtone, and DA-2 Adaptive Distortion.
MDP Pedals NAMM Booth Demo
Jim Bybee demonstrates the DA-2 Adaptive Distortion, MO-2 Multi Overtone, and TE-2 Tera Echo pedals with MDP (Multi-Dimensional Processing) at NAMM 2013.
- 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
- Pedal switch BALANCE knob TONE knob DETUNE knob MODE knob
- CHECK indicator (Serves also as battery check indicator)
- INPUT jack OUTPUT-A (MONO) jack OUTPUT-B 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
- 40 mA * Expected battery life under continuous use Alkaline: Approx. 10 hours Carbon: Approx. 3 hours These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.
- 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 )
- 73 mm
- 129 mm
- 59 mm
- 430 g
0 lbs. 16 oz.
- * 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms
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