BOSS SY-1 Synthesizer

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by 7thString, Jul 11, 2019.

  1. High Pedality

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    Anyone try using a Moog expression pedal with the SY-1? Mine seems to be engaging the hold function instead of the filter sweep. I've flipped the switch on the bottom and is doing the same thing in both positions.
     
  2. AcceptableNorm

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    Just curious, has anyone out there other than a few people received theirs yet? Or heard anything about when these will exist.
    I sure hope Boss is busy making a bunch of these. I haven't cancelled my preorder yet, I'll see how long it actually takes.
     
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  3. Zakor

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    I bought one that came up on Amazon a couple weeks back. Good fun
     
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  4. Ohzoso

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    Mine came in last week.
    A lot of fun with just Organ 7 and Strings 1.
    Close enough for rock `n roll :)
     
  5. AcceptableNorm

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    Where did you order yours from?
    Did you preorder it?
     
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  6. Ohzoso

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    MusicStore Germany, preorder, 6 weeks wait.
     
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  7. bobco631

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    Pre Ordered with deposit Aug 6th in Winnipeg Canada, still waiting , still no stock it seems in Canada at Canadian Retailers..
     
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  8. J Factor

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    Holy hell. I just now saw this thread.

    I have a Meris Enzo and it's so damn deep, but this might be easier to crack and therefore more jam-able.
     
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  9. AcceptableNorm

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  10. Oldschool59

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    Yeah, I follow the Canadian retailers quite closely. No stock for the foreseeable future. I guess the back-order is pretty serious :-( Even Amazon Japan do not list any available units, which is odd. I'll try to see if I can get them directly from Japanese stores.
     
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  11. AcceptableNorm

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    I wonder how long it takes Boss to have a batch of these produced and ready to be shipped off to stores. Either Boss way underestimated how many people would want these, or they don't want to make many of them. I can foresee these becoming collectable before we can even buy them.
     
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  12. Clark GriswoId

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    Laser beams, I keep trying to make the perfect laser beams in sync with chord changes. With expression, you slow the laser beam to a grinding halt. Simple fun.

    Great pedal
     
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  13. AcceptableNorm

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    I'm a little jealous...
     
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  14. jzucker

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    yep, polyphonic implementation was awful with the 300 and boss is infamous for rarely updating their digital products.
     
  15. Naigewron

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    Are you using a TRS cable?
     
  16. Brockstar

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    I wouldn't say it's awful, i love my sy-300, one of the best synth pedals on the market still... but yeah it does need some tweaking!
     
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  17. jzucker

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    Yes, definitely awful. Try playing a 3 note G 13th chord F B E. Unusable
     
  18. jzucker

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    OTOH, the 300 tracked better than any other synth pedal including GR33/55 I've ever played.

     
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  19. High Pedality

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    Yes, tried a few of em actually. What expression pedal is everyone else using?
     
  20. bobco631

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    L&M called me today, Canadian retailer, said the alotted 100 they had on order from Boss distributor, Roland what have you provided them with 4.
    Therefore it'll be this time next month, late October before any chance of getting my hands on my pre order, I'm thinking Christmas at this point.
    Oh well...
     
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