Earthquaker Devices White Light

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by todd richman, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. todd richman

    todd richman Senior Member

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    Any users here?

    I checked out the single coil clip at the EQD website and really dig it. Sort of a Crowes-ish vibe and also some nice chimeyness. I was considering the Zia Drive for my go-to chimey rhythm, lower-gain OD but I am nowe thinking that the White Light might be good in that role. I run into a Victoria Tweed Super which prefers more neutral pedals than some of the amp-in-a-can types.

    Looking for other White Light users to sound-off with their thoughts on the pedal, please.
     
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    I like using it for a small amp sound. With my rig it makes my amp (Rocket A-10, Tele) sound a lot like a small Fender amp. More like Jim Campilongo's Princeton demos when the gain is set low - around 9 o'clock. It also sounds good with the gain higher. It's a pedal that overall is on the bright side.
     
  4. todd richman

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    It has a nice high end grind from the EQD site demos. I agree it can cop the small amp sound well. Looking forward to its arrival.
     
  5. edgie

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    Having tried this and the catalinbread SFT, I'm quite torn between the two as the compressor-on side of the white light can somehow get to that SFT timbre. I'm also looking for more opinions on this pedal. I would like to hear how players find it in a live setting.
     
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    I have had it for a couple months now, it really does that small amp sound well. The weight knob can really shape your tone too. I use it for med and low gain and could not be happier.
     
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    Also curious about the White Light. Can anyone compare it to a Honey Bee?
     
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    digiTED rock > talk

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    Undead thread! I'm curious, too...
     
  9. MHG

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    I recently received the White Light and a Black Eye. Fantastic pedals. It took me a a little while to bond with the White Light. At first I didn't like it at all, but after a while I began to get it. Even though it's far removed from the usual tones I use, it sounds amazing, and inspires me to play a bit differently than I otherwise would. Boosting it with the Black eye, I was able to achieve some really amazing, articulate, singing, lead tones as well.
     
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    I'm loving this pedal more and more every time I play it!
     
  11. mrpinter

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    I have one and I like it a lot. I suppose "small amp sound" is a way to describe it. It sounds like an amp more than a pedal. The weight control could also be called "thickness" - when it's turned up (thicker) it can fill out the sound of single coils nicely. I don't find it to be an overly bright pedal, but more full range. EQD does a great job designing dirt pedals, I have a few of them and can't decide which one I like best. Depends on my mood.
     
  12. MmcGrouty

    MmcGrouty Silver Supporting Member

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    I got one recently. It reminds me of a DOD 250, but a little more clear and versatile. I really like the lower gain tones.
     

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