Origin Effects debuts the DCX Boost and Bass, packing the preamp heft of a classic UA console into all-analog compact pedals

Origin Effects DCX Boost and Bass pedals
(Image credit: Origin Effects)

UK-based pedal builder Origin Effects has announced a pair of tone-shaping boost and overdrive pedals, the DCX Boost and and DCX Bass, both of which are inspired by the tones of Universal Audio’s iconic console strip preamp, the UA 610.

Described as a “studio grade tone enhancer”, the DCX Boost offers Level, Drive, High Frequency and Low Frequency controls. It can operate in two modes: OD and EQ. 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.