Boss Pocket Dictionary Vol 1-2 (1984-1985):

The PV-1 Rocker Volume pedal plays an important role in controlling volume levels. The PV-1 can also be used to produce a violin-like sound with no attack by lowering the volume during picking and by pressing the pedal after picking is finished.

  • A Hall effect device makes the PV-1 a revolutionary volume pedal that can completely eliminate scratching noise even during long periods of use.
  • The maximum volume level is variable between Unity gain and a + 20dB boost in gain.
  • A powerful sound comparable to that of an electric guitar with hum-bucking type pickups can he produced from an electric guitar with single coil type pickups by simply pressing the pedal.
  • The angle and stroke of the pedal is determined according to the latest principles of ergonomics in order to minimize player fatigue over long periods of use.
  • A lightweight aluminum diecast case ensures carrying ease and durability.
PV-1 Rocker Volume


  • Power: 9V Battery, AC Adaptor (ACA Adaptor)
  • Current draw: DC 9V, 5mA
  • Input impedance: 470kOhm
  • Output load impedance: Over 10kOhm
  • Maximum attenuation: Over 80dB
  • Dimensions: 110(W) x 65(H) x 320(D)mm (4,3″ x 2.6″x 12.6″)
  • Weight: 1 3 kg (2.86 lbs.)
  • Accessory: Vinyl Bag.