NAMM News 2019 – Zoom B1 FOUR & B1X FOUR

24. January 2019| Zoom

Zoom today unveiled the new B1 FOUR and B1X FOUR Multi-Effects Processors for Bass. B1 FOUR and B1X FOUR are the successors of Zoom B1on and B1Xon. The two new pedals offer incredible new features, including a comprehensive collection of drum patterns, a looper and full integration with Zoom Guitar Lab. The Zoom Guitar Lab software will also be updated to version 4.0 with the introduction of these new products and will offer many new features that make it easier than ever to organize and customize artist patches, effects chains, amp simulations and much more.


  • B1 FOUR offers 65 built-in effects
  • B1X FOUR offers 71 built-in effects
  • 9 amp models for simulating classic rigs
  • Up to 5 effects can be used simultaneously, chained together in any order
  • Built-in expression pedal for control over any parameter (B1X FOUR only)
  • Looper for recording up to 30 seconds / 64 beats of CD-quality audio with seamless start and end times
  • Guitar Lab software for creating, editing and managing effects and patches
  • 68 built-in rhythm patterns which can be used in conjunction with the Looper
  • 50 memory locations for storing user-created patches
  • Swap function makes patch organization a breeze
  • Auto Save function for automatic saving of all patch parameters
  • Pre Select function allows silent patch selection while the current patch remains operational
  • Onboard chromatic tuner supports all standard bass guitar tunings, including low-B, high-C, and drop tunings
  • Input jack accepts standard mono bass guitar cable (both active and passive instruments supported)
  • Auxiliary input jack for connection of personal music players
  • Output jack for connection to amp or headphones
  • Backlit LCD with contrast control for easy viewing in low-light environments
  • Lightweight and small enough to fit in your gig bag
  • Easily integrated into any existing pedal board
  • Runs on 4 AA batteries, with alkaline battery life of 18 hours
  • USB port for firmware updates, power and connection to Guitar Lab
  • Optional AC adapter

Product Page: Zoom B1 FOUR
Product Page: Zoom B1X FOUR