A HIGH-GAIN ICON, EVOLVED WITH WAZA INNOVATION
For over 25 years, the MT-2 Metal Zone has been one of the most popular and influential compact pedals in the BOSS lineup. With overall sales that are second only to the venerable DS-1 Distortion. Made in Japan and infused with Waza Craft mojo, the Boss MT-2W takes the iconic stomp to new levels of tonal range and versatility. Standard mode delivers an evolved version of the original mid-focused Metal Zone tone. Secondly custom mode introduces a fresh, wide-ranging voice that’s perfectly suited for today’s diverse high-gain styles.
Boss MT-2W: Refined Tones with Waza Craftsmanship
Like all Waza Craft pedals, the Boss MT-2W infuses an original BOSS analog design. Inclusive of artful refinements for enhanced performance and versatility. The dual-stage gain circuit features a discrete design with carefully selected components. This provides premium tones with increased clarity. The EQ has been refined as well, with a smoother midrange tone and unique Q values specially tuned for the pedal’s Standard and Custom modes.
Custom Mode: Wide and Tight
Engaging the Boss MT-2W’s Custom mode voices the pedal for a huge, wide-ranging sound. This makes it ideal for nearly any current heavy style. The tone is natural and open, with increased dynamics and rounder lower mids than Standard mode. Even at the highest gain settings, the low end remains full yet tight, focused, and well-defined therefore perfect for chugging out low-tuned riffs. The sound cleans up very nicely when reducing your guitar’s volume and puts an extremely well balanced range of tones under your fingers.
Waza Craft: The Art of Superior Tone
Since the beginning, the engineers at BOSS have been committed to achieving the finest guitar tones using any technology necessary, from old-school analog circuits to high-tech DSP. This enthusiastic spirit continues on with the Waza Craft series, which brings you exceptional tone and touch response through carefully selected analog components, refined circuitry, and meticulous attention to detail. In Japan, “Waza” is the term for art and technique, and these special edition pedals such as the Boss MT-2W proudly carry the Waza symbol to represent the pinnacle of BOSS design and craftsmanship.