Source Audio EQ2 Ultrawave Multiband Processor review

Take the technologically advanced approach to stompbox EQ'ing

Source Audio EQ2
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Guitar World Verdict

Highly detailed sound sculpting makes this a consummate stage tool.


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    Programmable presets.

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    Powerful EQ with 18dB of boost/cut.

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    Deep editing via Neuro app.


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    Pricey for the casual EQ consumer.

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This is a combination graphic and parametric equalizer with 10 fully adjustable frequency bands. Each band can be moved to any point on the frequency spectrum from 20Hz to 20kHz and has up to +/-18dB of boost or cut available with adjustable bandwidth. 

There’s also some shelving and high-pass options, noise gate, limiter and tuner. The pedal has four presets instantly at hand, scrolled through via a front-panel button, although all 128 of them can be recalled directly from the pedal. 

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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.