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Boss OC3

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by cabooke, Jul 25, 2004.

  1. cabooke


    Jan 26, 2002
    Orange County, CA
    Hey everyone. Have any of you used the Boss OC-3 octave pedal. I found a bunch of stuff about the OC-2. How much better is the 3 than the 2? How well does it track compared to the EBS? I see that it has a dedicated bass input on it. Thanks.
  2. raymondl3


    Dec 10, 2007
  3. J. Crawford

    J. Crawford Supporting Member

    Feb 15, 2008
    Everyone says its nothing special compared to the OC-2, which can be had used for less than half the OC-3.
  4. warwick.hoy


    Aug 20, 2006
    Spokane, WA.
    Beta Tester: Source Audio.
  5. stflbn


    May 10, 2007
    Thanks for you completely unhelpful contribution to the thread.
  6. warwick.hoy


    Aug 20, 2006
    Spokane, WA.
    Beta Tester: Source Audio.
  7. newbold


    Sep 21, 2008
    how is the oc-3 'oc-2 mode'?
  8. groooooove

    groooooove Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    the oc-3 is trash. get an oc-2. i dont know why they bothered upgrading it, its a phenominal suboctave..
  9. jimmy rocket

    jimmy rocket

    Jan 24, 2008
    Ayden, NC

    I use the OC-2 mode primarily because it's glitchy and it fills a particular void with a fuzz pedal for a synthy sound.

    Primarily, however, I use the polyphonic mode. It tracks far better.

    The OC-2 is great. I just happened to fall into a good deal on the OC-3 which is different, but also great, and I hate to see it maligned.
  10. Whereas many people find monophonic octavers to be worse than useless. Different strokes and all that ...