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Boss Digital Delay DD-3

Boss Digital Delay DD-3

Regular price $200.00 AUD
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The Boss Digital Delay DD-3 is an iconic delay pedal known for its pristine digital delay effects and exceptional reliability. First introduced in 1986, the DD-3 has become a favourite among guitarists for its clear, precise delay sounds and user-friendly design. Its robust construction and versatile features make it a staple on pedalboards around the world, suitable for both live performances and studio recordings.


  • Digital Delay Technology: The DD-3 utilises high-quality digital processing to deliver crystal-clear delay effects with precise repeat accuracy and minimal noise.
  • Three Delay Modes: The pedal offers three selectable delay time ranges—Short, Medium, and Long—providing a wide range of delay times from 12.5 milliseconds to 800 milliseconds.
  • Hold Function: The DD-3 includes a Hold function that allows you to repeat a specific section of the delay indefinitely, creating looping effects and adding a unique dimension to your sound.
  • Simple Controls: With four knobs—Effect Level, Feedback, Delay Time, and Mode Selector—the DD-3 is easy to use and allows for quick adjustments to achieve the desired delay effect.
  • Rugged Construction: Built with Boss’s renowned durability, the DD-3 features a sturdy metal chassis and reliable footswitch, ensuring it can withstand the demands of heavy use and live performance.
  • Buffered Bypass: The pedal includes a buffered bypass to maintain signal integrity and prevent tone loss, even with long cable runs.

Sound and Performance

The Boss Digital Delay DD-3 delivers a clear, precise delay effect that enhances your guitar tone without coloring it. Its digital processing ensures that each repeat is crisp and accurate, making it ideal for creating rhythmic delay patterns and ambient soundscapes. The Effect Level control allows you to blend the delayed signal with your dry signal to achieve the perfect balance, while the Feedback control adjusts the number of repeats. The Delay Time knob provides fine-tuned control over the delay length, allowing for everything from short slapback echoes to long, atmospheric delays.


  • Rhythmic Delays: Use the DD-3 to create rhythmic delay patterns that add depth and complexity to your playing, perfect for styles ranging from rock and pop to electronic and experimental music.
  • Ambient Soundscapes: Generate lush, expansive soundscapes with long delay times and multiple repeats, ideal for ambient and shoegaze genres.
  • Solo Enhancement: Add a touch of delay to your solos to create a sense of space and sustain, making your lead lines stand out in the mix.
  • Slapback Echo: Achieve classic slapback echo effects for rockabilly and country styles by setting the delay time to a short range and adjusting the feedback for a single repeat.

The Boss Digital Delay DD-3 is a versatile and reliable delay pedal that has earned its reputation as a classic in the world of guitar effects. Its clear, precise delay sounds, combined with its intuitive controls and rugged construction, make it an essential tool for guitarists seeking high-quality digital delay effects. Whether you’re performing live or recording in the studio, the DD-3 provides the pristine, reliable delay tones that can elevate your music to new heights.

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