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BOSS - OD2 - Turbo Overdrive


OD-2 TURBO OverDrive

The OD-2 was created as a replacement for the OD-1 in the mid 1980s. The OD-1 was already legendary so following up to it was in impossible task. The design goal was to create a pedal with two modes. In mode one its sound should be similar to the OD-1 but in the turbo mode it should have more distortion and more gain. A tone control is included to give the user better control over the sound. The OD-2 is built using only discrete components (no integrated circuits).

The OD-2 production moved from Japan to Taiwan late 1988. After the production was discontinued, 1994, the pedal continued its life as the slightly modified OD-2R for another 4 years.


  • Controls: Level, Tone, Drive, 2-way Mode switch
  • Connectors: Input, Output, AC Adaptor
  • Current Draw: 10 mA (DC 9V)
  • Weight: 410g/14oz
  • Input Impedance: 1Mohm
  • Equivalent Input Noise: -118 dBm (IHF-A)
  • Recommended Load Impedance: 10kOhm or greater
  • Recommended AC Adaptor: ACA Series


  • Black - Made In Japan
  • Black - Made In Taiwan
The OD-2 was sold from August 1985 to November 1994.