eq pedal review

A powerful tone-carving tool that helps you transform a tired sonic recipe fast.

Intuitive operation. Streamlined design. Easy to dial in transformative sounds.

No dedicated footswitch for boost/overdrive.


API TranZformer GTR


When it comes to underappreciated pedals, it’s hard to top the humble EQ. Yet these superficially unexciting stomp pedals can enable reproduction of elusive recorded sounds, salvage an unruly fuzz or amp, enliven a dull-sounding rig, or radically transform it from tune to tune. Why EQ pedals aren’t a more regular pedalboard fixture is puzzling. But the API TranZformer GTR underscores the immense potential of using a good one—particularly when you throw a nice preamp in the mix.

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