1983 Boss CE-3 Chorus in Very Good condition.

The main difference between this pedal and the infamous CE-2 Chorus is the CE-3 has an additional dry output and three control knobs in a row.

Has minor scuffs and marks due to it's age and usage (please view photos).
Fully functional and sounding great!
No velcro on back/bottom showing the Japan black label. 
The CE-3 was sold for 9 years from October 1982 to February 1992.

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Tested and fully functional ⭐️
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Functionality = 10 / 10 ⭐️
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Cosmetic = 7-8 / 10 ⭐️

πŸ“¦ Ships for free within the continental US only (and possibly Hawaii)
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From Boss Arena
The CE-2 doesn’t have a stereo output so the CE-3 was made, perhaps more as a replacement for the CE-1. The CE-3 have adjustments for depth and rate, just like the CE-2, but supports in addition a stereo output. Having two outputs gives you the option of having a chorused signal from Output A and the direct signal at the same time from Output B. These can be panned left and right to simulate the sound of two guitars playing simultaneously. 

The placement of the 3 knobs are not typical. This is the only 3-knob pedal that has three knobs in a row. As this caused the LED to become hidden behind the middle knob, it was a design that was soon changed in favor of the V shaped 3 knob control layout. 

Version differences
There are minor colour differences between versions of this pedal and from 1988 the CE-3 was shipped with white black knobs with white tops. The CE-3 was the first metallic coloured Boss compact pedal. The green label was introduced 1984 to indicate compliance with FCC rules and production moved to Taiwan, 1988.

  β€’ Controls: Rate, Depth, 2-way Mode Switch
  β€’ Connectors: Input, Output A, Output B, AC Adaptor
  β€’ Current Draw: 13 mA (DC 9V)
  β€’ Weight: 400g/0.88 lbs.
  β€’ Input Impedance: 1Mohm
  β€’ Residual Noise Level: -90 dBm (IHF-A)
  β€’ Recommended Load Impedance: 10kOhm or greater
  β€’ Recommended AC Adaptor: ACA Series

Reverb Overview
The DF-2 is a distortion pedal with a built-in feedbacking function. Like other Boss pedals, earlier models that were made in Japan and have a black label on the back are the most highly sought after.

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Listed2 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
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  • CE-3 Chorus (Black Label)
  • Metallic Blue
  • 1983
Made In
  • Japan
Pedal Format
  • Standard

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