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Xotic Effects EP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal  

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Overview
  • Provides up to +20dB of boost
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A simple pure boost that pays reverence to the EP-3 pre-amp and captures the celebrated tones of the world's most famous players.

What do the tones of renowned guitarist such as Page, EVH and Johnson have in common? They all used the legendary echo machine EP-3 as a pre-amp.
Xotic Effects have captured that magic in a new boost pedal, the EP Booster. Xotic Effects uses the highest quality parts available with a discrete FET design and low impedance output, the EP Booster provides up to +20dB of unadulterated boost with multi-dimensional, shimmering highs and lows, and no ear fatigue. The internal DIP switches let you choose the boost frequencies, and EQ settings. Housed in a small 3.5"x 1.5" x 1.5" case with blue LED and transparent knob, the EP Booster can be powered by 9-volt up to 18-volts.

Features
  • Provides up to +20dB of boost

Great tone starts here!

 

EP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal Specifications:

  • 3.5"x 1.5" x 1.5"
  • Powered by 9-volt up to 18-volts
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Xotic EffectsEP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal
 
5.0

(based on 27 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent sound quality (26)
  • Compact (25)
  • Responsive (19)
  • Versatile (14)
  • Good selection of effects (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performances (23)
    • Professional recording (16)
    • Outdoor events / games (14)
    • Home studio (10)
    • Amateur recording (9)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (16), Professional musician (9)

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    5.0

    BIG SOUND!!!

    By Sleepwalker

    from Central,USA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Excellent Sound Quality
    • Responsive

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Performances

      Comments about Xotic Effects EP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal:

      I no longer need to bring a 412 cab to get a big sound.Playing through a 112 cab I am now able to get the BIG SOUND that I like without carrying a 412 cab.The sound doesn't become over powering but instead thickens up to the point that my stage sound is now complete.Many of my guitar friends use an EP Booster for their solos with a couple of them using two having one always on and the other for solos.
      The EP Booster is small in size and should easily fit on any pedal board.Truely a Big Sound in a small package.

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      5.0

      makes something loud, even more loud

      By Crust

      from Brockton, MA

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Mobile DJ
        • Performances
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Xotic Effects EP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal:

        So, your electric guitar isn't loud enough ? Get this and blow your amp's speakers out....lol

        Not really, but the decibel increase helps cut through the background noise when you need that "something extra" in your electric guitar rig.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Holy COW!!!!!!!!! ...... :-)

        By Guitarzan-54

        from Chicago

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Xotic Effects EP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal:

          I am absolutely BLOWN AWAY with this pedal! ~ WOW! WOW!! WOW!!! .... My '79 Les Paul is in love with it also! I was so contemplating changing out my pups because they just seems to be getting muddier and muddier (I have the original Dirty Fingers). But, HOLY SMOKES! It sounds better now then the day I bought it ... and I am the only/original owner. I have never heard my guitar with so much tone. Two Thumbs WAAAAAAAY UP!!!!!! .... This thing ROCKS!

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          4.0

          good compact booster

          By dang!

          from nj

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Excellent Sound Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Xotic Effects EP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal:

            sounds good, sturdy, built like a tank. heavy for its size, but is very compact. this is a boost that is meant to color your sound in a favorable way. so far i like it. not as versatile as spark booster, but sounds pleasing.
            the dip switches are inconveniently located INSIDE; stupid choice there...

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            5.0

            EP booster does the job.

            By Trogsy101

            from King island

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Excellent Sound Quality
            • Heaps Of Boost
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • NONE YET

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Great For Gigs
            • Performances

            Comments about Xotic Effects EP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal:

            Interesting that at rehearsal space turned the volume to 11:00 to get the required clean boost, then At the last gig I had to back it off to about 8:00 to get the same boost with all the same gear in exactly the same setup! Great little pedal!

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            5.0

            Power comes in small sizes

            By SEBMETAL11

            from KRISTIANSAND, NORWAY

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Xotic Effects EP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal:

              I'm really happy whit this boost pedal, it's just very good. It not only boosts the signal but also makes it more clean and clear, even withthe heaviest distortion, I think I wont need a new boost pedal in a long, long time!

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              (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              just what i was lookin' for!

              By Old Mr Gibson

              from hartford,ct

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact Design
              • Excellent Sound Quality
              • Responsive

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Events
                • Home Studio
                • Performances
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about Xotic Effects EP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal:

                u might not know it, but u need this. if u play live,
                this is finally the boost for u'r solo that's the
                right sound. NO tone change!

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Missing Ingredient to Tone

                By pjozoe2112

                from Bellingham, WA

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                Pros

                • Compact Design
                • Excellent Sound Quality
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Performances
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Xotic Effects EP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal:

                  This is a great lil' pedal that will not be moving from my board for a long time. The EP Boost helps articulate individual notes and adds lushness to chords...it really completed the missing ingredient in my tone. Works best for me (worship band) after overdrive pedals and before delays/modulations - typically set level around 4. Solid construction, small footprint and added depth to tonal qualities.

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Amazing tone tool

                  By dsnyder35

                  from st. petersburg florida

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Compact Design
                  • Excellent Sound Quality
                  • Responsive
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Events
                    • Home Studio
                    • Performances
                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about Xotic Effects EP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal:

                    This pedal is great for adding a little depth and sweetness to your tone. I use it for both my overall tone and to step out of the mix on solos. paired with my fulldrive 2 I get amazing deep overdrive tones and ill run it before my carbon copy for a richer fuller delay tone. this pedal just takes my tone to another level. love love love this pedal.

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                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Small but mighty

                    By jgt 45

                    from Los Osos, CA

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                    Pros

                    • Compact Design
                    • Excellent Sound Quality
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Events
                      • Performances
                      • Professional Recording

                      Comments about Xotic Effects EP Booster Guitar Effects Pedal:

                      At low settings, it can be kicked in like a sound couture on a stereo. It makes a subtle, but beautiful, boost to the high and low end of your sonic spectrum regardless of the guitar you use. Adds a wonderful richness to single coils. There is an internal switch to turn off either, or both, the high and low end boost. Use a gain peddle for your humbucker? Turn off the treble boost and smooth off the edge of high gain settings.
                      This peddle is most useful to musicians who must keep the volume down at their gigs and still handle a wide verity of music. Set it at the end of your signal chain and make your ears happy at low volume.

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