EQ pedals....

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by aberrant, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. aberrant

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    Does anyone have any good information on EQ pedals?

    I'm trying to control and really dial in the tone from my Big Muff. I'd like it to be a single spaced stomp size with sliders. The only EQs I have come across are the GE-7 and the MXR 6 band. I haven't seen any boutique manufacturers doing anything with EQ pedals? Is this true?

    Any help would be really appreciated...thanks!
     
  2. Zero

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    Stay away from the Dunlop MXR stuff, it's garbage. If you can find an original MXR EQ that's something else.
     
  3. eclipseall

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    Never had a problem with my MXR Stuff (and it anit vintage). All my MXR Pedals have held up very nicely and sound fantastic.

    I use the MXR Six band Eq and Ive never had any noise or functionality problems. Its an excelent Eq pedal, witha very nice size for pedalboard use.
     
  4. ancient

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    Boss PQ-4 or a modded GE-7 should do the trick.
     
  5. IvIark

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    The Fish n Chips is just about the best stock EQ you can get at the moment if you can live with the plastic casing. Much quieter than an unmodded GE-7 which squealed for me.
     
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    I'm obviously a little biased, but I much prefer this layout to sliders.
     
  7. IvIark

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    Bit of a bugger if you want to boost treble and bass though
     
  8. larimar

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    The Chips' is a nice little EQ.
     
  9. aberrant

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    Thanks for the input guys...this has been really helpful...

    I've messed around the the Vari-O-Boost, but I really don't think it's what I'm after. I don't just want to boost or cut a single frequency.
     
  10. Alter

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    how about the byoc eq?
     
  11. sabby

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    Just scoop part of the midrange.
     
  12. IvIark

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    It's not quite the same because reducing the level of the mids doesn't increase the perceived level of the other frequencies over your non-eq'd tone in the same way as a boost in decibels does. It also assumes that you would want to accentuate your treble and bass at exactly the same level which is rarely the case for me.
     
  13. it's been said

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    Barber Barb EQ check it out. pumps votls to 24 or something, so no noise
     
  14. traynor_garnet

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    +1. I don't know why people won't believe this!

    TG
     
  15. Waxhead

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    this one GREAT pedal. Built like a brick, super versatile, greatly widens your amps range of tones while improving quality. It's real bypass and it's totally silent. It'll only increase noise if you boost those frequencies already coming from your rig. Learn how to use it and there's zero problems.
     
  16. todaystomorrow

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    I use an old MXR 10 band... (built in power, no footswitch) and I have no problems with excessive noise. One of the best investments I've made for $35 bucks.
     
  17. gang twanger

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    Check out the Throbak EQ Boost.
     
  18. ChampReverb

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    The Barb EQ is a great pedal. I never turn mine off.

    Bass/Mid/Treble and Vol controls whose tonal contours move from Tweed to Blackface to Marshall tonestacks via a three-way switch plus a Vox mode pulling up on the Mid control.

    -bEn r.
     
  19. tuukkavain

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    That´s it. Over 200 gigs and whatever a place you can tweak the Sound.
     

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