Boss ME-25 Guitar Multi-effects
Powerhouse FX with Stompbox Simplicity
The affordable new ME-25 is packed with powerful BOSS features to make you sound like a pro, yet it’s as fun and easy to use as a stompbox. The built-in SOUND LIBRARY gives you instant access to dozens of classic and modern effects. Simply choose a category, select a variation, and play. Customize your sound with simple twists of the Drive, Tone, and Volume knobs. With COSM amp models onboard, plus Super Stack and Phrase Loop, the ME-25 is a dream processor for upstart guitarists who want great sound and ease of use.
– Powerful COSM amp models onboard, from classic to contemporary
– Super simple user-friendly interface
– SOUND LIBRARY provides extensive collection of ready-to-use tones; simply choose a category and select a variation
– Sounds can be instantly edited with the Drive, Tone, and Level knobs and Expression pedal
– SUPER STACK adds immensely heavy low-end and punch
– Phrase Loop function with 38 seconds of recording time
– Functions as a USB audio interface
– Built-in AUX input for jamming along with external music devices (MP3/CD players, etc.)
– Runs on six AA batteries or AC adaptor
– Cakewalk SONAR LE software available for free
– BOSS TONE STUDIO librarian for Mac/Windows and custom patches available at bosstonecentral.com
The sleek, black and white design of the ME-25 makes each button, knob, and pedal easy to see and access. Three footswitches, an Expression pedal, four knobs, nine backlit buttons, and enlarged LED panel provide an uncluttered control panel that’s great for any environment — even on dark stages.
Its price might imply “entry level” but the COSM-driven ME-25 is nothing but first class. Exquisite amp models derived from the deluxe ME-70 cover a wide stylistic landscape, from classic to contemporary. The new ULTRA METAL offers screaming hi-gain distortion for all kinds of metal music. Included in the tone palette is SUPER STACK, which, with one press of the dedicated button, makes a small practice amp sound like a monster stack.
Customizable SOUND LIBRARY
Dozens of ready-to-use presets are built into the ME-25’s onboard SOUND LIBRARY, all quickly selectable by category, but you can easily customize the sounds with the dedicated front-panel knobs. Free downloadable Librarian software also lets you edit and save your sounds easily and conveniently onscreen.
Connect the ME-25 directly to a PC with a USB cable and you have a personal recording studio at your fingertips. The ME-25 can function as a USB audio interface, which creates a convenient, consolidated studio setup with Cakewalk SONAR LE software (available for free). BOSS TONE STUDIO librarian allows you to download extra patches directly from the BOSS TONE CENTRAL website.
24-bit + AF method*
Sound Library Category
CLEAN, CRUNCH, DRIVE, HEAVY, LEAD, EXTREME
COMP/FX (Compressor/Effect): COMP, T.WAH, AC SIM
OD/DS (Overdrive/Distortion): BOOST, OD-1, T-SCREAM,BLUES, DIST, CLASSIC, MODERN, METAL, CORE, FUZZ
PREAMP: CLEAN, TWIN, TWEED, VO DRIVE, BG LEAD, MS VINTAGE, MS MODERN, 5150 DRIVE, R-FIER, ULTRA METAL
MODULATION: CHORUS, PHASER, FLANGER, ROTARY, UNI-V, TREMOLO, HARMONIST, OCTAVE
DELAY: 1-99ms, 100-990ms, 1000-6000ms, TAP
REVERB: ROOM, HALL
PEDAL FX (Pedal Effect): WAH, +1 OCTAVE, -1 OCTAVE, FREEZE
NS (Noise Suppressor)
Nominal Input Level
INPUT: -10 dBu
AUX IN: -18 dBu
INPUT: 1M ohm
AUX IN: 22k ohms
Nominal Output Level
7 segments, 2 digits LED
DC 9 V
Dry Batteries (R6/LR6 (AA) type) x 6
AC Adaptor (BOSS PSA series: sold separately)
Duration of continuous use with battery operation
Alkaline: 9 hours
Carbon: 3 hours
*These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.
Owner’s Manual, Sound Library/Memory List (Leaflet), Sound Library Sticker, Dry Batteries (Alkaline: LR6 (AA) type) x6, Roland Service (Information Sheet)
AC adaptor: PSA series
OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition, Microsoft® Windows® Vista, Microsoft® Windows®7
* Librarian does not support Windows® XP Media Center Edition.
CPU/Clock: Intel® Core™/Pentium® 1.5 GHz or higherRAM: 512 MB or more
Hard Disk: 150 MB or more
Display/Colors: 1024 x 768 or higher/Full Color 24 bit or more
Others: A computer with a USB connector that supports USB Specification Revision 1.0 or higher
OS: Mac OS 10.4.3 or later
CPU/Clock: Intel processor or PowerPC G5
RAM: 512 MB or more
* 1GB or more when using Mac OS X 10.5 or later
Hard Disk: 150 MB or more
Display/Colors: 1024 x 768 dots or higher/16.7 Million colors or more
Others: Apple Macintosh series with a USB connector that supports USB 1.0 or higher
Size and Weight
4 lbs. 4 oz.
Size and Weight ( *when expression pedal is raised up )
Weight ; 1.9 kg, 4 lbs. 4 oz.