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Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal  

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Exceptionally quiet EQ with silent FET switching.

The Boss GE-7 Equalizer is an exceptionally quiet EQ with silent FET switching. 7 bands of EQ in the optimum range for guitar. Provides 15dB of either cut or boost in each selected range.


 
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BossGE-7 Equalizer Pedal
 
4.6

(based on 102 reviews)

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    (80)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

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    (5)

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    (2)

100%

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Pros

  • Compact (7)
  • Excellent sound quality (7)
  • Responsive (6)
  • Versatile (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performances (6)
    • Home studio (4)
    • Professional recording (4)
    • Amateur recording (3)
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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Nice eq

    This is a nice eq for the money.
    It's not a boutique high-end hand built eq, but if you just need to cut some frequencies in your guitar spectrum, it will work...Read complete review

    This is a nice eq for the money.
    It's not a boutique high-end hand built eq, but if you just need to cut some frequencies in your guitar spectrum, it will work for that purpose.
    It is voiced specifically for the guitar range.
    A lot of reviewers remarked about the noise level that this eq can add to their signal path. If you talk to any professional sound guy you will find out that eq's are best used for cutting frequencies, not adding them to your signal path.
    If you keep the level control at the unity (mid) level and only cut unwanted frequencies, the noise shouldn't be a problem. Keep in mind that cutting those frequencies on an eq this small will lower your signal level a bit overall, so you may need to boost it up somewhere up the path. If you boost it from this eq, it will add noise. I use this pedal to cut 200Hz from my signal path because my Marshall just kills me with 200Hz frequencies.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Drains Tone

    I love the range of this EQ. Having control over the 6.4k+ region adds a lot of clarity to the sound. It's not as wide of a freq range as the MXR's...Read complete review

    I love the range of this EQ. Having control over the 6.4k+ region adds a lot of clarity to the sound. It's not as wide of a freq range as the MXR's 10-band M-108, and wider than the M-109. It has everything an EQ should, plus a gain control (which I don't really use; never been too impressed with EQ pedals as gain boosters). The only problem is when the unit is bypassed: it eats away at the tone. Specifically, I noticed a thinner sound in the low-midrange area, and an overall decrease in dynamics. The resulting sound didn't eaven measure up to the tone without the unit in the loop, even after tweaking the settings to where I wanted.

    That said, it is built like a tank, just like all other Boss products. Boss pedals have never failed me, and I'm pretty rough on them. I've never had this problem with any of my other Boss pedals (RV-3, RV-5, TU-3 and DD-6), so I'm thinking it may have just been a dud. Nonetheless, I will be picking up an MXR 108 soon.

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    5.0

    Best of the Best

    By RockerDuck

    from Marietta, Ga.

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    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Excellent Sound Quality
    • Responsive
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Home Studio
      • Mobile DJ
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording
      • Shaping Your Sound

      Comments about Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal:

      This is an EQ and boost rolled into one. Great for boosting and decreasing unpleasant frequencies. It can also make your acoustic guitar sound like a more expensive guitar. Use this before or after your Overdrive pedal for more of everything. Makes your Modulations much better. There is no downfall from having one or two of the GE-7 EQ pedals on your pedalboard.

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      5.0

      Boss GE-7

      By Joseph Butler

      from Jupiter, Florida

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      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Excellent Sound Quality
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Performances
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal:

        This is a excellent pedal! Having a EQ on you board is a great way to shape your tone. The GE-7 is well worth the money. I have a few Boss pedals & I love em. Boss make great pedals.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Nice eq

        By BlackBelt

        from Memphis

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        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Excellent Sound Quality
        • Responsive
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Performances

          Comments about Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal:

          This is a nice eq for the money.
          It's not a boutique high-end hand built eq, but if you just need to cut some frequencies in your guitar spectrum, it will work for that purpose.
          It is voiced specifically for the guitar range.
          A lot of reviewers remarked about the noise level that this eq can add to their signal path. If you talk to any professional sound guy you will find out that eq's are best used for cutting frequencies, not adding them to your signal path.
          If you keep the level control at the unity (mid) level and only cut unwanted frequencies, the noise shouldn't be a problem. Keep in mind that cutting those frequencies on an eq this small will lower your signal level a bit overall, so you may need to boost it up somewhere up the path. If you boost it from this eq, it will add noise. I use this pedal to cut 200Hz from my signal path because my Marshall just kills me with 200Hz frequencies.

          Comment on this review

          (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          GE-7 EQ REE view

          By rockin' rojo

          from Wyoming

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          Pros

          • Big Boost
          • Compact Design
          • Excellent Sound Quality
          • Excellent Tone Shaper
          • Good Selection Of Effects
          • Responsive
          • Very Versitile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Create A New Tone
            • Home Studio
            • Performances
            • Preshaping Before Distort

            Comments about Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal:

            I have owned one of these for years. I have found it handy on a pedal board with other Boss pedals.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Better than MXR

            By John Franklin

            from Pennsylvania

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            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Compact Design
            • Durable
            • Excellent Sound Quality
            • Intuitive
            • Responsive
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Performances

              Comments about Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal:

              I initially looked at two of the most popular equalizers, the BOSS and the MXR, and chose the MXR. I quickly found that it was not easy to use. The sliders were tiny and were not easy to move, and the LED's were not that useful; even with the lights the sliders tended to blend in with the face of the pedal. I returned the MXR and got the BOSS and I have been much happier since. It is much more legible and user-friendly. I am not obsessed with sound quality, so it may differ minutely from the MXR but it doesn't seem to adversely affect the tone of the signal. Unless you're really picky about your equalizer, this one is likely to do, especially in a live situation. I find it useful mainly as a boost, but I love having the flexibility to sculpt my sound so easily! A really useful pedal!

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              5.0

              Great sounding guitar tool

              By Dave

              from San Juan, P.R.

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              Pros

              • Compact Design
              • Excellent Sound Quality
              • Good Selection Of Effects
              • Responsive
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • Na

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • On stage
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal:

              Excellent professional sounding tool for your pedalboard. This is just GREAT!! Is a BOSS pedal.

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Not bad at all

              By Stringslinger88

              from massachusettes

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                    Comments about Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal:

                    It adds some buzzing on certain settings (acoustic for example) with destortion on. but other than that it is a good pedal for shaping your sound.

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Simpler than it looks

                    By PeteTLT

                    from Toronto, Ontario

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                    Pros

                    • Compact Design
                    • Excellent Sound Quality
                    • Responsive
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Performances
                      • Professional Recording

                      Comments about Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal:

                      No noise, great eq. Not much else to say.

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                      3.0

                      Drains Tone

                      By Danny Carvalho

                      from Kailua, HI

                      Comments about Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal:

                      I love the range of this EQ. Having control over the 6.4k+ region adds a lot of clarity to the sound. It's not as wide of a freq range as the MXR's 10-band M-108, and wider than the M-109. It has everything an EQ should, plus a gain control (which I don't really use; never been too impressed with EQ pedals as gain boosters). The only problem is when the unit is bypassed: it eats away at the tone. Specifically, I noticed a thinner sound in the low-midrange area, and an overall decrease in dynamics. The resulting sound didn't eaven measure up to the tone without the unit in the loop, even after tweaking the settings to where I wanted.

                      That said, it is built like a tank, just like all other Boss products. Boss pedals have never failed me, and I'm pretty rough on them. I've never had this problem with any of my other Boss pedals (RV-3, RV-5, TU-3 and DD-6), so I'm thinking it may have just been a dud. Nonetheless, I will be picking up an MXR 108 soon.

                      Comment on this review

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      delicious

                      By myheart'smetronome

                      from Coal Valley, IL

                      Comments about Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal:

                      I noticed that there were a lot of complaints about the hiss that this pedal gives, so i was scepticle when buying it. i found it used at a local shop for only $49 though, and i needed something to replace the broken equalizer in my acoustic, so i decided to give it a shot. i LOVE it. i DIDN'T hear any HISS. maybe it's just mine, but i had no noticible noise come from mine at all. --if the hiss really bothers you, jhs pedals has a mod to fix that and widen the range of the eq.--

                      Also, it shapes the tone amazingly on my acoustic and electric. i was able to tweek the sound just to what i wanted it to be, and it's a lot better then what my original eq could have done.

                      i am, hands down, completely satisfied with my purchase.

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