Xotic EP Booster Clean Boost Pedal

Featuring a discrete FET design, this pedal can deliver up to +20dB of boost packed with shimmering, full-bodied tone like the original Echoplex preamp!
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 captured that magic in an Xotic Effects pedal, the EP Booster. Xotic used 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 multidimensional, shimmering highs and lows, and no ear fatigue. The internal DIP switches let you choose the boost frequencies, and EQ settings.

A simple pure boost that pays reverence to the magical EP-3 and captures the celebrated tones of the world's most famous players. The EP-Booster -- great tone starts here!

True bypass for eliminating any signal interference when switched off. Can be used with AC adapter (optional) or 9V Battery.

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- Dimensions (W/D/H): 3.5" x 1.5" x 1.5" (89mm X 38mm X 38mm)
- Weight: 0.57 lbs. (260g)
- Switching: True Bypass
- Power Consumption: 9VDC/5mA
- Battery Type: 9VDC (006P) x 1
- AC Adapter (Optional): 9VDC-18VDC, Negative Tips (Regulated recommended)
- Input Impedance: 1M ohm
- Output Impedance: 1k ohm
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 0.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 3 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): XOT EPBOOSTER
Blemished
Shipping Weight: 0.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 3 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MBP XOTEPBOOSTER
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Web: https://xotic.us/support-faq/
(4 ratings)
Submitted October 5, 2016 by Tom K in Boston Metro West, MA
"There's some kind of "secret sauce" in this thing!"
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I'm not a pedal guy. All I wanted was a stand-alone noiseless clean boost of about 6db for solos while playing rock/pop through a clean single-channel SS jazz amp. This gives me that ... and more! There's some kind of "secret sauce" in this thing - I guess it's the tubey EchoPlex pre-amp emulation - that makes my semi-hollow with medium-output humbuckers come alive. It sounds not only louder but also richer, punchier, and somehow more 3-dimensional. It's also dead quiet whether on or off. I'm setting mine on about 11 O'Clock as a solo boost, but I can see why some people want to always leave it on set at unity gain; I bet it would subtly juice up a Tele or a Strat really nicely. Notes: I have the DIP switches set at 1=Off, 2=On; I'm using a Dunlop 18v AC adapter to get the best performance out of this little gem.
Musical Background:
Part-time pro; been playing since 1960.
Musical Style:
Jazz/Pop/Old-fart Rock
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