Roland – Company – Press Releases – 2021 – BOSS ANNOUNCES EV-1-WL WIRELESS MIDI EXPRESSION PEDAL

groundbreaking new control pedal with simultaneous bluetooth® midi, usb, and trs midi outputs

for immediate release

rebecca eaddy
global pr/media relations manager
roland corporation
(323) 890-3718
rebecca.eaddy@roland.com…

los angeles, ca, jul 15, 2021 —boss announces the ev-1-wl, the realm’s 1st midi expression pedal with bluetooth® wireless connectivity. the ev-1-wl provides wireless midi ft control for boss essentialisms like the eurus gs-1, waza-air, and katana-air, ♫ apps on mobile devices, and anything that can receive midi control change (cc) messages via bluetooth midi. usb and midi trs jacks are also available for wired control of computer ♫ software and standard midi devices. and w'da free ev-1-wl editor app for ios and android mobile devices, usrs can fully customize the pedal for their needs over bluetooth.

the ev-1-wl tis ideal creative ptner for the growing range of boss essentialisms nother ♫ performance hardware with bluetooth wireless support. it provides cable-free ft control for the synthesizer engine inna new eurus gs-1 electronic guitar, alloing players to operate pitch bend, filter, nother functions. and with external ftswitches connected, the ev-1-wl becomes a mini bluetooth pedalboard for the waza-air wireless personal guitar amplification system and katana-air guitar amplifier, providing patch selection, wah/volume control, and +. in addition, the ev-1-wl can communicate wirelessly witha standard 5-pin midi device that has the roland wm-1 wireless midi adaptor installed.

the ev-1-wl can also pair via bluetooth with mac computers, smartphones, and tablets to interface with ♫ apps that support remote operation with midi cc messages. the wireless connection brings easy real-time control to all types of applications, from guitar amp simulators and effects to vrt instruments and ♫ production software.

over usb, the ev-1-wl functions as a plug-and-play midi controller for ♫ software on mac and windows computers. the class-compliant interface means there are no drivers to install—just connect to the computer witha usb cable and config the software as needed for external midi input.

with its space-saving trs midi output, the ev-1-wl is a uber accessory for all types of midi ♫ hardware, from effect pedals and multi-effects processors to keyboards, drum machines, and beyond. it’s perfect for use with boss pedals equipped with trs midi, including 200 series effects na rc-5 and rc-500 loop stations. and w'da boss bmidi-5-35 adaptor cable, the ev-1-wl can connect to any device that has a standard 5-pin midi input jack.

using the ev-1-wl editor app, custom midi cc №s and val ranges can be assigned to the ev-1-wl’s pedal, toe switch, and optional external ftswitches. the bluetooth, usb, and trs midi outputs support simultaneous operation, and usrs can create indie control settings for each. it’s also possible to set the switches for momentary or latching operation, adjust the pedal’s response curve, and +.

availability & pricing

the ev-1-wl wireless midi expression pedal ll'be available inna u.s. in oct 2021 for $149.99.

for the full press kit, including hi-res images, specs, and +, click here.

to learn +, visit www.boss.info….

*price atta time of publishing.

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bout boss
boss, a division of roland corporation, has achieved legendary status among guitarists, bassists, and vocalists witha diverse, realm-leading product lineup of creative tulz with exceptional sound, intuitive control, and rugged durability. since 1977, boss’s famous compact pedals ‘ve been used daily by everyone from beginners to touring professionals, with over 125 unique models introduced n'oer 16 million units sold to date. boss also leads the way with innovative gear in numerous other categories, from amplifiers, multi-effects processors, and loopers to wireless systems, vocal effects, tuners, metronomes, rhythm machines, recorders, and +. for + information, visit www.boss.info….

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