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BOSS HM-2W Heavy Metal Waza Craft Guitar Effects Pedal

Manufacturer: BOSS
Waza Craft recreation of the classic HM - 2 Heavy Metal, the pedal that defined the sound of Swedish death metal.
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Produced from 1983 to 1991, the BOSS HM-2 Heavy Metal is a true legend in the history of distortion pedals.Its signature “chainsawtone” with all knobs maxed is the defining voice of Swedish death metal, and theslightlymilder sides of its personality can be heard on tracks from mainstreamto shoegaze.

After years ofrequests from hardcore HM-2 fans, the iconic stomp is now reborn three decades later in a special Waza Craftedition. The HM-2W delivers the authentic analog sound of the original in all its glory, coupled with lots ofmodern refinements for enhanced performance.


  • Special edition Waza Craft pedal for the ultimate BOSS tone experience
  • Authentic HM 2 appearance
  • Standard mode delivers the original HM
  • 2 tone with lower noise and maximized level
  • Custom mode provides a more aggressive sound variation with special Waza Craft tuning
  • Premium buffer for clean and clear tone when bypassed
  • BOSS five year warranty


  • Nominal Input Level: -20 dBu
  • Input Impedance: 1 M ohm
  • Nominal Output Level: -20 dBu
  • Output Impedance: 1 k ohm
  • Recommended Load Impedance: 10 k ohms or greater
  • Bypass: Buffered bypass
  • Controls:
    • Pedal switch
    • Mode switch
    • DIST. knob
    • COLOR MIX H knob
    • COLOR MIX L knob
    • LEVEL knob
  • Indicator: CHECK indicator (Used for indication of check battery)
  • Connectors:
    • INPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • OUTPUT jack: 1/4-inch phone type
    • DC IN jack
  • Power Supply:
    • Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61 or 6LF22) or Carbon-zinc battery (9 V, 6F22)
    • AC adaptor (PSA series: sold separately)
  • Current Draw: 30 mA
  • Expected battery life under continuous use (These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.):
    • Alkaline: Approx. 24 hours
    • Carbon: Approx. 8 hours
  • Dimensions: 73 (W) x 129 (D) x 59 (H) mm; 2-7/8 (W) x 5-1/8 (D) x 2-3/8 (H) inches
  • Weight (including battery): 440 g; 1 lb
  • Accessories:
    • Owner's manual
    • Alkaline battery (9 V, 6LR61 or 6LF22)
  • Option (sold separately): AC adaptor: PSA series
    * 0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms

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