Boss EV-1-WL Wireless MIDI Expression Pedal

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EV-1-WL
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Boss MIDI Expression Pedal for Controlling Devices through Bluetooth MIDI, USB and TRS MIDI Outputs

Take command of your MIDI music gear with Boss EV-1-WL, the world's first wireless MIDI expression pedal. EV-1-WL provides wireless foot control for Boss products such as Eurus GS-1, Waza-Air and Katana-Air music apps on mobile devices and anything that can receive CC messages via Bluetooth MIDI. In addition, USB and MIDI TRS connectivity are on hand for wired control of computer music software and standard MIDI devices. Whether you go wireless or wired – or both at once – EV-1-WL delivers a ton of MIDI power in a compact footprint.

  • Powerful MIDI control pedal with three ways to connect: Bluetooth wireless, USB and TRS MIDI
  • Use all three outputs at once with independent MIDI CC settings for each
  • Communicate wirelessly with Boss Eurus GS-1, Waza-Air, Katana-Air and any device that supports Bluetooth MIDI
  • Class-compliant USB for plug-and-play operation with music software on macOS and Windows computers
  • TRS MIDI output for controlling MIDI devices with TRS or 5-pin inputs
  • Supports communication with Roland WM-1 and WM-1D wireless MIDI adaptors (sold separately)
  • Built-in toe switch with on/off indicators on both sides of the pedal
  • Control input for up to two Boss FS-series footswitches (sold separately)
  • Dedicated iOS/Android app for assigning MIDI CC numbers, customizing the response and more
  • Powered with two AA batteries (included) or Boss PSA-series adaptor (sold separately)
 
side view of Boss EV-1-WL sitting on floor alongside Boss Eurus GS-1 Electronic Guitar (sold separately)

Expand your performance range with Bluetooth
EV-1-WL is the ideal creative partner for the growing range of music performance hardware with Bluetooth wireless support. Use it to control pitch bend, filter and other synth functions in the Boss Eurus GS-1 guitar. Or add external footswitches to create a mini Bluetooth pedalboard for patch selection, wah/volume control and more in the Waza-Air and Katana-Air wireless guitar amp systems. EV-1-WL can also communicate wirelessly with a standard 5-pin MIDI device that has the Roland WM-1 Wireless MIDI Adaptor installed (sold separately).

musician playing guitar with Boss EV-1-WL while sitting in front of project studio desk with desktop computer running music recording software

Wireless MIDI control for computers and mobile devices
Pair EV-1-WL via Bluetooth with Mac computers, smartphones and tablets to interface with music apps that support remote operation with MIDI CC messages, from guitar amp simulators and effects to virtual instruments and music production software. And if you're a Windows user, you can add a Roland WM-1D dongle (sold separately) for wireless communication with EV-1-WL.

musician playing guitar with Boss EV-1-WL while sitting in front of project studio desk with desktop computer running music recording software
view from above of musician playing guitar with Boss EV-1-WL while sitting in front of project studio desk with keyboard controller and laptop computer running music recording software

Plug and play via USB
EV-1-WL also works as a standalone USB MIDI controller for music software on Mac or Windows computers. The class-compliant interface means there are no drivers to install – simply plug in with a USB cable and configure your software as needed for external MIDI input.

close-up front view of guitarist's foot adjusting pedal rocker switch on Boss EV-1-WL sitting on floor alongside guitar effects pedal

Control MIDI stompboxes, multi-effects and more
With its space-saving TRS MIDI output, EV-1-WL is a powerful accessory for all types of MIDI music hardware, from effect pedals and multi-effects processors to keyboards, drum machines and beyond. Use a TRS-to-TRS cable with mini plugs (sold separately) to connect with Boss pedals equipped with TRS MIDI, including 200 series effects and the RC-5 and RC-500 Loop Stations. Or grab the Boss BMIDI-5-35 cable (sold separately) to connect with any device that has a standard 5-pin MIDI input jack.

close-up front view of guitarist's foot adjusting pedal rocker switch on Boss EV-1-WL sitting on floor alongside guitar effects pedal
close-up view from above of guitarist's hand holding Bluetooth-connected smartphone running Boss EV-1-WL Editor app with connected Boss EV-1-WL sitting on floor in backgbround

Deep customization
The free EV-1-WL Editor app for iOS and Android devices lets you customize MIDI CC assignments for the EV-1-WL's pedal, toe switch and up to two external footswitches (sold separately). The Bluetooth, USB and TRS MIDI outputs support simultaneous operation and you can create independent control settings for each. It's also possible to set the switches for momentary or latching operation, adjust the pedal's response curve and more.

Boss EV-1-WL sitting on floor among other electronic music equipment and laptop computer with text legends and leader lines demonstrating connection possibilities with Boss EV-1-WL

EV-1-WL assignments
You can adjust the following parameters via the EV-1-WL Editor app

  • Expression pedal with EXP SW on: CC# 1-31/64-95, value 0-127
  • Expression pedal with EXP SW off: CC# 1-31/64-95, value 0-127
  • Toe switch (EXP SW): CC# 1-31/64-95, value 0-127
  • External footswitch 1 (CTL1): CC# 1-31/64-95, value 0-127
  • External footswitch 2 (CTL2): CC# 1-31/64-95, value 0-127
  • MIDI channel: 1-16
  • Expression pedal curve: Normal, Slow1, Slow2 or Fast
  • EXP SW/CTL1/CTL2 mode: latch or momentary

Boss EV-1-WL sitting on floor among other electronic music equipment and laptop computer with text legends and leader lines demonstrating connection possibilities with Boss EV-1-WL
More Information
SKU ROL-EV1WL
MPN EV-1-WL
Manufacturer Boss
Condition New
Included from Manufacturer 2 × AA batteries
Controller Type Foot Controller
Onboard Controllers Expression foot rocker
Toe switch
Control Connections 1/4" TRS control input for up to two footswitches (sold separately)
MIDI Out
5-Pin MIDI No
Compatible Devices Mac/PC, iOS, Android
Bus Power No
Software Editor Yes
Width 3.4375"
Depth 7.875"
Height 2.5"
3.625" maximum expression rocker height
Product Weight 1 lb 6 oz.
Unique Features Three ways to connect: Bluetooth wireless, USB and TRS MIDI
Use all three outputs at once with independent MIDI CC settings for each
Supports communication with Roland WM-1 and WM-1D wireless MIDI adaptors (sold separately)
Dedicated iOS/Android app for assigning MIDI CC numbers, customizing the response and more

Roland/Boss Consumer Limited Warranty

This limited warranty applies only to Roland and Boss products purchased in the United States of America.

Roland Corporation U.S. warrants to the first consumer only of a covered product purchased from an authorized Roland dealer in the U.S. that this product will be free from defects in materials for a period of three (3) years or defects in workmanship for a period of two (2) years. Please register this product online to establish the date of purchase (not a requirement for warranty service).

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