Source Audio EQ2 Programmable EQ review

Take a hi-tech approach to EQ with a typically tricked-out stompbox from Source Audio

Source Audio EQ2
(Image: © Source Audio)

Guitar World Verdict

Highly detailed sound sculpting makes this a consummate stage tool.


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    Selectable 10-band EQ with +/-18dB of boost or cut

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    Split output increases your routing options.

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    128 onboard preset slots.


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    Need the app to access full capability.

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Source Audio's EQ2 Programmable EQ pedal is part of its One series pedals range. Each stompbox in the series supports both stereo and mono operation and features a Control Input jack for the Source Audio Dual Expression Pedal and a USB port. 

These digital pedals have 128 onboard preset slots and loads of capability, with knobs for tweaking, some of which have an alternate function initiated by a rear-panel switch.

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Trevor Curwen

Trevor Curwen has played guitar for several decades – he's also mimed it on the UK's Top of the Pops. Much of his working life, though, has been spent behind the mixing desk, during which time he has built up a solid collection of the guitars, amps and pedals needed to cover just about any studio session. He writes pedal reviews for Guitarist and has contributed to Total Guitar, MusicRadar and Future Music among others.