Xotic EP Booster Clean Boost Pedal

- 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
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Shipping Weight: 0.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 3 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): EP BOOSTER
(3 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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