EQ Pedal options...looking for flexibility in my mid's

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Occam, Feb 26, 2006.

  1. Occam

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    What's out there? What have you had success with? I know the Boss GE-7 (I have one but I'd prefer something true bypass). The BJF just seems to do bass and treble but I want something where I can really tweak those special mid's especially the low-mid's for some grind.
     
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    The Morning Dew EQ is one of the best investments I've made. It trully is awesome, and it will make any amp sound like you want it to sound. WOW!!! I love it.

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    Another vote for the MDEQ here.
     
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    Boss makes a large more advanced model as does MXR. Maxon makes a small one.
     
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    MDEQ

    Anything else would be uncivilized.
     
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    another vote for the MDEQ
     
  8. Enjoyer

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    +1
    another satisfied MDEQ user chimes in!
     
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    I think my choice has been made for me :) I'll try it out. I do wish it would have another adjustment to control exactly where in the midrange I'd be boosting it but sometimes musical sense isn't always mathematical sense.
     
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    I really don't think you will find that to be much of a problem.
    The mid control is really quite amazing. If I can fault the pedal for anything, it is my propensity to keep tweaking and tweaking it, when there is no more need to do so (why??? just because I can now do it). The interactivity of the three controls allows for a tremendous amount of control.
     
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    If you can solder, you might think about building up a MR. EQ pedal from the guys at runoffgroove.com. There are eleven different settings with three switches. Looks cool to me.

    MR.EQ
     
  12. Perry D.

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    Can anyone compare the MDEQ and the Barber Barb EQ?
     
  13. fatback

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    The SBeq and the MDeq are both great pedals, but for mid-sculpting, nothing beats an old t.c. dual para-eq pedal. This thing will give you two bands bands of sweepable parametric eq to get surgical with your midrange plus dedicated volume and treble controls. The only downfall is that there is no footswitch. You could throw it into a bypass looper, but it's not an issue for me since I just leave it on all the time with my low-volume Princeton Reverb, apartment rig.

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    If I have a small amp w/o an effects loop (Fender Pro Junior) would the Morning Dew still help shape my tone? Considering that the amp has no effects loop.
     
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    mmmm.. Equalizer porn..
    I'd take the one in the middle, but they ain't makin' 'em no more..
    Can't see how you could fail w/door number 1 or 3 either. I have thwm both and they're as toneful & musical pedals as any guitarist could want.

    Bjorn's voiced the treble & bass controls in a way that it's surprisingly easy to boost or cut mids. This pedal does double duty on both my main electric, as well as my electro-acoustic board. A powerful tone shaper w/a good bit of boost, if required.

    Just recieved a Morning Dew (#11) and I'd be surprised if any guitarist couldn't make this one work for them. Beautifully voiced mid control and a transparent buffer that's ideal for anything from piezo equipped acoustics, to every humbucker or single coil guitar in my studio.
     
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    Yes - the MDEQ works great in front of an amps input.
     

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