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Boss FRV-1 63 Fender Reverb Pedal (Discontinued)

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The Boss FRV-1 63 Fender Reverb Pedal appeared in the very first edition of our recommended list for Reverb Pedals from October 2016 until October 2018 and was removed when it was out-ranked by other reverb pedals.


It is always interesting when competing guitar gear manufacturers join forces, and one such cooperation, between Roland and Fender, resulted in a compact stompbox version of Fender’s popular Fender Spring Reverb unit.

The original tube driven spring reverb effect from Fender became a staple sound in surf, rockabilly, country, blues and even grunge, now the Boss FRV-1 makes this organic sounding reverb more reliable and accessible to guitar players world wide.

Instead of having multiple modes, this pedal focuses squarely on its recreation of a ’63 Fender Reverb tank, and it does so using COSM modeling technology.

Controls for this pedal include knobs for adjusting the mix, dwell and tone.


  • Reverb Types: 1963 Fender Spring Reverb
  • Controls: Dwell, Tone, and Mixer
  • Input: 1/4″
  • Output: 1/4″
  • Power: Power Supply or 9V battery
  • Bypass Type: Buffered Bypass
  • BOSS COSM DSP Technology
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 2.4″ x 2.9″ x 5.1″
  • Weight: 1 lb
Although this pedal is mainly available second hand these days, you can see our current recommendations in our guide to The Best Reverb Pedals for Guitar.


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