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3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by domct203 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 1:56 pm

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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by elvis » Wed Mar 12, 2014 2:30 pm

That. Is. AWESOME!

I was considering building one. Now I can buy it! Turn every non-EQ Mesa into an EQ Mesa? Sweet! Now I will have a "RV25+".
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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by elvis » Wed Mar 12, 2014 2:39 pm

Pricy, though.
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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by domct203 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 2:40 pm

Sweetwater says they are due in May. Hopefully it will be sooner.

I'll post here when it comes in.

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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by domct203 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 2:41 pm

elvis wrote:Pricy, though.
Yes, quite.

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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by Dino. » Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:59 am

I wonder if they're as noisy as a lot of EQ's are known for.
I'd love to be able to replace my TS9 with one of those.
I wonder if the Flux Five can be used as a clean boost and if it's comparable or better than the TS9. :?:
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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by MichaelC4 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 2:16 pm

Dino. wrote:I wonder if they're as noisy as a lot of EQ's are known for.
Authorized Boogie says they are the same 5 band EQs that they put in their amps.
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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by Dino. » Thu Mar 13, 2014 6:00 pm

MichaelC4 wrote:
Dino. wrote:I wonder if they're as noisy as a lot of EQ's are known for.
Authorized Boogie says they are the same 5 band EQs that they put in their amps.
Thanks but I'm not sure that answers my question.
The same EQ used as an outboard effect could make a difference.
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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by bjorn218 » Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:46 pm

I'm very interested in picking up one of the straight eq's, but want to run one in my gear before I plunk down the coin.

Dom you mentioned modding my amp in the other thread. can you elaborate to me which method I should do this? PM if possible to not jack the thread.
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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by KiwiJoe » Sun Mar 16, 2014 4:28 pm

Dino. wrote:
MichaelC4 wrote:
Dino. wrote:I wonder if they're as noisy as a lot of EQ's are known for.
Authorized Boogie says they are the same 5 band EQs that they put in their amps.
Thanks but I'm not sure that answers my question.
The same EQ used as an outboard effect could make a difference.
If you get the stand-alone EQ and run it in the loop (apparently the DRs are parallel which a lot of people modify to series) that would place the EQ in the same spot in the signal path (after the preamp) as where the built-in EQs are on Mesa amps that have them. So, theoretically, same EQ, same spot, should be no more or less noisy. I run a Fromel Shape in the (series) loop on my Mini Rec and, unless I crank everything (meaning "never") the thing is whisper quiet, suitable for recording.

Besides, I thought you were going for the balls-to-the-wall, always-on option - the Throttle Box :lol: . If you're reconsidering a clean boost type pedal, I still recommend the Tone Burst or the Grid Slammer as the Flux and the Throttle will probably have too much gain on tap even at the lowest gain setting.
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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by domct203 » Fri Apr 25, 2014 5:54 pm

Pedal came in today!

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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by elvis » Sun Apr 27, 2014 11:30 pm

How is it???
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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by domct203 » Mon Apr 28, 2014 8:06 pm

It's a great FX Loop EQ. I am very impressed how well it sits in the Roadsters loop. I dialed up a quick mid boost, set the i/o for unity and rocked. It gave the amp a great throaty mid bite without neutering the bottom end. I left it on all the time, last in the FX Loop chain. The freq centers of the EQ really gets the job done and seems to fit the amp well.

I think I'm leaving it in the rig.

The pedal is built like a tank, but it's huge. Too bad they couldn't have made it 20% smaller (& cheaper).

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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by phillygtr » Fri May 02, 2014 1:06 am

Just got mine today. Dead quiet. I have a Dual Rec (three channel/multi-watt) and it's like another amp now. Any remaining fizz you can dial out with the EQ. I set it up in a frown shape (mids boost, slight high end cut) and it kicks butt. Channels 2&3 are much more smoother now and focused but still have good bite. Tomorrow I'll try it in front of the amp and see how well it does as a boost.
domct203 wrote:It's a great FX Loop EQ. I am very impressed how well it sits in the Roadsters loop. I dialed up a quick mid boost, set the i/o for unity and rocked. It gave the amp a great throaty mid bite without neutering the bottom end. I left it on all the time, last in the FX Loop chain. The freq centers of the EQ really gets the job done and seems to fit the amp well.

I think I'm leaving it in the rig.

The pedal is built like a tank, but it's huge. Too bad they couldn't have made it 20% smaller (& cheaper).

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Re: 3 New Pedals From Boogie

Post by Dino. » Fri May 02, 2014 7:55 am

KiwiJoe wrote: Besides, I thought you were going for the balls-to-the-wall, always-on option - the Throttle Box :lol: .
Yes, I'm going for "balls to the wall", "always on" but I don't understand the Throttle Box reference. I don't want a "distortion pedal" or a pedal used on a clean channel. I want a pedal that will ultimately REPLACE my TS9 and offer the EQ flexibilty.
KiwiJoe wrote: If you're reconsidering a clean boost type pedal, I still recommend the Tone Burst or the Grid Slammer as the Flux and the Throttle will probably have too much gain on tap even at the lowest gain setting.
Again, you reference "gain setting" but my gain setting is ZERO. :?:
I'm playing through a Dual Rectifier on channel 2 / modern and use the TS9 to push the gain from the amp, not as a distortion pedal. If it helps, my settings on the TS9 are - Level=max / Gain= zero / Tone= 12:00. I have asked this question before and have received numerous contradicting answers from members of this board as well as the people at Mesa. I have no Mesa distributors in my area and YouTube videos show all of the new Mesa pedals used on clean channels so that's no help either. I really don't want to spend $300 on a pedal that I can't use so I guess I'll just keep the TS9. Thanks for your help.
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