Boss GT-10
Boss GT-10

GT-10, Multi-Effects for Electric Guitar from Boss in the GT series.

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CharlotteGuitar1@gmail.com01/17/2015's review"Get Smart"

Boss GT-10
As an "on the floor" unit, this thing is tough to beat unless you want to spend about $1500. Before you even start trying to read the manual, just do yourself a favor and internet search "Boss GT-10 Advanced Driver (Name the kind of computer you have)" and then internet search "Boss GT-10 Editing Software." Make sure to go to the dropdown menus for help, manuals, whatever and save all the pdf's locally; you'll want them later.

The sounds out of this thing straight out of the box are Very good, save the problem every multi-effects unit suffers from: from one patch, bank, etc., to the next, the output levels don't match. This is where the software comes in. Yes, you CAN manually edit each patch through the menus and buttons on the unit, but it is a TON easier to do it with the software and then save the stuff to a hard-drive, thumbdrive, papyrus on the way out.

The note about S/N ratio and dynamic range is Spot On. The main reason I settled on this particular unit was the Roland / Boss Chorus; if it was good enough for Alex in the early days, it's good enough for me now. Anything claiming over 100 db Dynamic Range is a little out of my price range.

JamesLimborg's review"The BOSS GT-10 Is The Best Guitar Pedal"

Boss GT-10
The BOSS GT-10is the best guitar pedal because it has the best dynamic range compared to other guitar multi effects pedals, lots of effects (including: flanger, chorus, delays, reverbs, amp models, speaker models, mic models, compressor/limiter, tremelo, uni-vibe, rotary, pitch shifter, transpose, 10-band graphic eq, parametric eq, 8-assigns (allowing you to control up to 8 custom setting changes assigned to the control pedals), full stereo sound, and much more all at a low price (compared to buying all of those effects individually). And now your BOSS GT-10 can sound like Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani and other guitarists studio album guitar sound with BOSS GT-10 Patches by James Limborg:

tonmazz's review"Boss GT-10 - A Gigging Musicians best friend"

Boss GT-10
The Boss GT-10 Multi-effects unit has just about every effect a gigging musician will need. Chorus, Flanger, Phaser, Harmonist,Advanced Amp modeling and much, much more. Boss uses a new technology they call COSM or Composite Object Sound Modeling. While the average guy doesn't have to know what that is exactly, it equates the best sounding Boss multi effects unit to date. The GT-10 is equipt with USB capability, Parralel Effects chain, MIDI capability, and a digital out making recording a snap. It also comes with an expression pedal for various functions including wah, channel blending, pitch bends, and more.


Having been through several BOSS muti-effects units in the past including the GT-8 which was incredibly hard to figure out, the GT-10 is light years ahead as far as ease-of-use. I had it producing great sounds in ten minutes with the EZ Tone function. It took me ten minutes in the past to know the GT-8 was way too complicated and was going back to the store. It also took ten minutes to know the GT-10 was the perfect unit for me and was never going back. The menus are intuative enough for the average guy to understand and manipulate. When I did get stuck, the users manual was clear and concise enough to help me figure it out.


The sound quality is fantastic and works perfect through the effects loop on my guitar amplifier. The level control in an easy to access place on the top allows me to blend my volume by foot while on stage to match the loop level. In some cases the GT-10 produces such great tones, I will volume the unit up to allow its tone to dominate my amplifier's core tone.


Overall the GT-10 is the gigging musician's best friend. I now have two because I can't imagine going on stage without it. I love its ease of use and the fact that it can do just about anything I need it to in the context of a cover band playing many styles and types of music. The phrase looper is a great feature and is a great way to lay down a simple rythem and practice over it. Some people complain they need stomp boxes as the quality of a multi-effects unit usually falls short. Those players may not have tried the GT-10. The sound quality is unmatched by any unit I have owned or tried in the past. It has also been extremely road worthy and I have had no problems. If I had to find one thing that would be an improvement, it might be an extra long power chord for those places where power is tough to get to. All in all the GT-10 is a great choice and well worth the price!

Amok_'s review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" a solid pedal with effects particularly successful"

Boss GT-10
Bought at € 395 in January 2012, following the price cut (it is replaced by the GT100)
The RP10 is a multi-effect pedal that gives off a good solid feel.
It has 99 factory presets and 99 users. It is organized into four bank presets and you change the bank with the top pedals (which are also recorded loops) and was the 4 pedals left to select the preset.
In addition, it has two pedals to vary the presets and an expression pedal (for wah and other), and these three are totally allocable pedals as desired.
Controlled via midi / usb (never tried). A tuner. FX Loop (very interesting). A phrase loop (loop recorder sentence)
One end of treatment, mainly in series (you can also put in parallel), we have:
Compression - overdrive / distortion / fuzz - preamp - EQ - fx1 - fx2 - delay - chorus - reverb - effects loop and external noise suppressor 2 (possible change of chaining)
So you can put a distortion, limiter (purpose1), a flange (effet2), delay, chorus, reverb and an effects loop (preamp / amp / pedal, etc..)!
In the fx effects, there are wah, compressor, limiter, change tone, synth, octaver, pitch shifter, auto riff, phaser, flanger, chorus, tremolo, rotary, vibrato, ring, and other odd effects.
Found in overdrive / distortion pedal emulations of the mark (OD1 / 2) and other


The ergonomics are very good: the pedals are well thought out, reminds light effects is being seen, and can be accessed by each impact a specific button.
Small problem: for parameter changes, you can get lost and confused the button to use because you have some thing to do sometimes with a button, sometimes with another.
For the effects loop, it must be activated in the MASTER mode and select the Direct Mix to control the rate of reinjection.


Compression, EQ is correct.
All effects are very good and sound wonderful (flange / chorus / delays / reverb), the wah is not bad.
The distortion / drive are correct but do not tear, it can be improved with a pedal of choice (market distortion / drive is bloated)
The pre-amp emulation is not great, it is more or less at a POD. This lack of clarity and warmth. I am considering buying a preamp that will serve me as bass and keyboard.


Use for 2 months. I POD2 for 12 years and a few pedals.
In the end, it was a well made compact crankset with effects particularly successful. It is high above a POD2 example.
I was initially hesitant with the G-Major2, but with the price drop of GT10, G-Major is found almost two times more expensive (with the purchase of a midi pedal over € 550 100 € of crankset = 650 € against € 395) to a level barely above functions and less.
The GT10 is a good deal of time.

pierrerdl's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Unbeatable!"

Boss GT-10
I leave you to go to the manufacturer's description connatre the multitude of possibilities.


use could not be more simple, a condition of taking the trouble to spend a small 1 / 2 hour on the user manual, trs rdig well, as usual with bosses. (a change of mode of employment for those who know rdigs dj to use the device as I have seen with other manufacturers .....)


sounds are classs by catgories, clean, drive, lead effects etc. .... and everyone there is something a condition to have a good amp dot a good clear sound. just plug the bte and sounds!! the possibilities are wide trs and everyone there is something, even the most demanding same.
I play the guitar all day long for 35 years, I pat pdalier by which a sum more than reasonable offers quality effects of either amp simulations and effects that is remarkable!! j 'a bit quiet on mfiant rverb, so used a lexicon, but they do it's job well trs and all effects. the amp simulations are rich and varied, and there are a few persvrance the sound that you want to hear. I play on a scratch of my production team with a simple (brown sugar) and a double (the mule) in the bare knuckle I made sounds wishes. from light to saturated through most DLIR (octave, guitar synth ....)


I've had 15 days and I refine my sound as I run and as the possibilities of this pdalier, say 20 years ago you had to have a rack with 2000 x unitsa pice euros in order to have only half of the opportunities offered to us in this little more finished bijou.De galres the transmission gear is lightweight and can be cumbersome, minimum connection is rve to move to the concert!

report quality unbeatable price in my opinion I do it again this choice without any hsitation, and too bad for the psycho-manic sound vintage lamps dpensent a fortune in gear to get the sound right at home and them ..... the sound you wherever you go play! get sound is good, what is done with, it's better!

Doc008's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Excellent qualitprix"

Boss GT-10
Cot effects, there's something to please both choices in a quality that is modulated or modlisation. Whatever the style, the GT-10 will provide the sound environment and any effects DSIR.

Publisher trs simplistic at Boss, for my part I use the freeware "floorboard" even if I use it only to store, j'dite my sounds directly on the GT-10.

The connection is provided by may be the lack of XLR outputs to avoid the DI in some configurations and although those of the GT-5 does m'aient never default in 15 years, the switches are still a little "cheap".


Owner of Multi-effects for years I can not objectively judge the simplicity of use, especially having had a GT-5's handling was done naturally trs. But comparable to other devices ergonomics is very well thought-free "option C a small mini-menu in the menu in D".

For the edition is as simple as having pedals and an amp lambda.


So here I have not intended to change the minds of anti-or anti modlisation Boss corp, but noted that for possessing or more devices try onreux and to be the happy owner of various amps this unit runic lamps more quality than default:

- First of all I use only rarely modlisations amp, when possible I always at least one head lamp and the GT for effects that are often limited in concert reverb and delay for most titles, and pout there are always telling me to come, even when a cold, plastic rings, I'd better play with a real amp.

- Yes ending for twenty years since I hear that the modlisation is wrong, yes I too am a lover of his and my greatest happiness is to go snapping me back to the cab volume , but that once the volume and the amp dscendu dubbed by some in that I do not know what the cables with entasss fly in a branch on the one hand a microphone capsule rinse and also a multi-pair craft a decade. Really you will make the diffrence in the faade?

- On the other hand I found myself several times in an embarrassing situation as some of you may know be: I come with the car rabatus Headquarters for the amp, rack effects, the guitars and the cabinet.

1 - There's no place to park less than 1km from the 500 club is all fawn pedestrian street parking not clear to unloading.
2 - L must be chosen, a small dark street and everyone looks at you offload your gear, the SIGES rabbatus are, what you take the risk of leaving?
3 - The resort is small, the tiny scne. I'll play the HP 30 cm and 20 cm faade of the drummer, singer and bass player will shoot me again at least for the pedals ... too late the "balance" was enough and I m'apperoit passing so close to that as the receiver sending the cab up the sound of my legs I'm the one who hears the least my own instrument.
4 - We just tell me I'm too strong so I will play with the volume 0.8 (on a lamp while it is a sound of shit).

So - in this configuration - you will understand the joy that show up with a guitar in each hand tui and the GT-10 in the back.


As I say for me it is the ratio price quality is stunning, it would be crazy to dpenser addition, and despite the new concurrency direct costs gal I will take a 10 GT.

victhebig's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Good multi purpose all styles of music"

Boss GT-10
Last "jewel" in the Boss!

Almost complete connectivity: input, stereo out, phones, midi, USB, digital out, check out FX pedals etc..


Setup is easy, with minimal reading the manual on board.
on the other hand without using youtube more communities GT10, farewell good ideas ... The factory settings are as usual weaklings, so crappy.


After a full reset the machine shows his teeth clean hallucinations (very effective graphic eq, delay and reverb very good chorus) as simulations of acoustic simulations of single / humbucker / hollow guitars.

The distos are almost perfect. Blues amps are not at the top, but Marshall and Mesa restore life to distos and solos!

The FX are many Octaver, Slow Gear, Harmonizer and other bcp!
The expression pedal is the volume by default, but is assignable to the wah wah. This wah is not well made but does its job.

Small function of Loop 40 secs: to compose it can help!


I bought a few days,
after 5 hours I developed my basic patch 8 (3 clean, 4 distos, a fuzz octave).

Adjusting the EQ appears essential, and we can not just "experimenting". We must look on the net how to solve the beast in a "professional studio", respecting the low and high cuts, and boosts exactly where you need it.

Very good multi-effects. For those discouraged by the factory settings, they should seek more online. The end result is a cut so the Pro, of course it does not replace my mesa boogie and my guitars Gibson. But it can be creative and have fun!

freedave's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" It is awesome!"

Boss GT-10
This is the digital home boss. So without a history of a technical point of view.


Here I must say that this bike really surprised me. In 20 years, I had a cranks indecent amount of this kind and in all brands: Digitech, Boss, Zoom, Korg, Vox .. And every time it was taking head with endless menus and often a rather disappointing result. The GT-10 is ergonomically flawless blue screen and very relaxing, especially on stage (the spots of the same color are not widely used ...). EZ TONE ESPECIALLY THE FUNCTION THAT ALLOWS HER TO MAKE A FEW CLICKS.


The simulations are excellent, ditto for the effects! I play on a small Xaver types Floy and Swiss Army knife with two singles and a Bill Lawrence ouble ... It's crazy! Yes, I know, fans of the old blues would make a fuss but I will write anyway: this bike is sound, true! In fact, your fingers are perfectly free to express themselves and the ultra-compressed sound is never as usual on the pedals. Result: a monstrous, not typed at all, with that twang to crunch usually difficult to obtain. The overdrive (Vai, Young) are perfect, bluesy plans go smoothly and the only sounds are a bit cold for my taste. I must also say that I use so little guitar: I do not play on an amp but live on a mixer. And this one reason: the studio monitors are straight and do not color the sound which is not at all - but maybe not at all! - The case of guitar amplifiers and their only 12 inches. Result: You get a rich, full, well-articulated and even at very low volume. In fact, I was more than tired of having to redo my settings every time when I moved from one amp to another! There, more problems, the sound is almost always the same. Anyway, the master menu to refine the overall EQ of all patches according to the place ... Anyway, I recommend this method to all those who love the sound very clear and worked. Especially the delays become magnificent with the stereo effect (friends of Floyd, hello).


I did not do a long time but I already know he is not ready to leave me ...

niaboctruk's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Boss GT-10

What are the effects or types of effects available?

All, it offers an infinite range of effects, the sound is top, 200 presets are included in the GT10 sounds and 200 user



What technology is used? (Analog, numrique, lamp ...)

Peavey 100 W transistors

Are ditables? Via an editor Mac / PC?

PC to MAC I'm not sure but I think

What is the connection? (Audio / MIDI)

noon, 6.35 jack, coax, optical ....

Is this a rack or rack MODEL?





Configuration gnrale Is it easy?

trs simple, the software is useless even to him, it is a privilgi cubase or audacity for recording

The edition of sound effects or is it easy?

is simple, I have not read the record and I am doing well trs

The manual is clear and sufficient? ...

far (150 pages :-()




The effects are they effective, suitable and adequate ralistes?

see above

Which instruments do you use?

an ibanez RGA42 BK

What are those you prfrez, you dtest?

difficult to say the panel is so complete we can not say that there are only like less than others




How long have you use it?

2 months

What is the particular feature you like best and least?

What I like most is its simplicity of EZ Tone

Ej'aime what the least is that the loop does to keep a sound, it registers the sounds are superimposed, but if you record a new sound is found erased the old ditto the extinction of the GT10

Have you tried many other models before acqurir?


How do you report qualitprix?

A must see at Boss, 450th let go is not easy but I do not regret, so good value quality price

Exprience with, you will do again this choice? ...

yes all done


alfred_dolor's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Boss GT-10
Multi purpose trs full site and see other opinions boss

Compared to a GT8 looperbasique manipulated the foot


As always with Boss, non-judgmental overrides pice ... Here are 3 months that I possde, APRS four years of GT8, some GT6 ...
Seemingly simple setup, but everything is modifiableet all is not explained in the doc base ...


With a little practice, you come into any instrument, electric guitar and acoustic and voice, and violin and piano ...

Of course have to adapt ... for example acoustiquepar not pramp gt10si it on an adj ...

The effects are many trs ... for the principal, we say they are good trs, just as if you had all boss pedals underfoot, plus a whole bunch of others ..

For simus, of course nothing beats a real amp ... if not, well have to play a few (or many) of the knob to trouverdes sounds resembling those we love ... cetsujet, hsiter not use the EQ (very effective mtamorphoser the sound of an amp or that of wha ...) and fx EQ SUB ...

In short, the effects are interactive with each other ...


Report quality excellent price if you like!

The default pdalier this is the sound which can be diffrent home and live or in RPTES ... Indeed, the output type (direct or amp send / return or sound or headphones) modifies the sound ... lgrement as the best to play all the time sound (300 watts a yamaha stagepass costs 500 euros, half an amp lamp)

Compared to the GT8, nothing new, except the basic paramtrage "Systm") much more complete, the looper, more patches ...