The Boogie Board

Discussion Forum for Mesa Boogie Products
It is currently Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:52 pm

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:56 am 
Mark IV
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:28 pm
Posts: 702
Location: Oslo, Norway
Has anyone here tried the boogie 5 band EQ in front of the rectifier?

I like to boost my recto preamp and I'm using a Boss GEQ7 and raise the mids a lot, the 400, 800 and 1600Hz is raised about 10-15 dB and then I get my desired sound. The only problem is that the Boss is very noisy.

So my question is the Boogie EQ silent?



Mark IIC+ SGX, DRGX x2
Mark III black dot DRGX
Mark V:25
Dual Rectifier Rev G, Recto preamp
Mesa amp switcher
4x12 Recto standard
1x12 Thiele cab.
Tons of Ibbies, what a habit.

PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2016 4:03 am 
Mark III

Joined: Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:47 am
Posts: 334
I run mine in the loop and it is the best thing that has ever plugged into a rectifier in my opinion.

PostPosted: Wed May 18, 2016 6:26 am 
Mark II

Joined: Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:19 am
Posts: 112
Haven't tried the mesa eq, but between the boss7 and the mxr models I found the mxr6 to be by far the best at front-end boosting my rectifiers.

I also just used it to push the mids up. I found the mxr6 to be the quietest and most pure sounding of the bunch. (not any surprise being that it doesn't have the gain/level stages in the circuit).
I really didn't like the mxr10 out front, just sounded too "processed" IMO.

PostPosted: Sun Nov 06, 2016 6:46 pm 
Bottle Rocket

Joined: Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:08 pm
Posts: 12
Location: Southbay/Los Angeles
I've used mine both in front and in the loop of my well although I prefer it in the loop...when I use it in front I usually boost some mids for solos to compensate for a slight mid cut for my rhythm's pretty quiet in both places

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group