EQ Guitar Pedal By Empress


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The EQ by Empress comes in two models: the ParaEq MKII and the ParaEq MKII Deluxe. Both models offer a 3-band parametric EQ pedal with low, mid, and high band ranges. The ParaEq MKII Deluxe features Baxandall shelving filters and high-pass and low-pass 12dB/oct filters, providing broad high and low frequency shelving adjustments. The enclosure measures approximately 4.5" by 3.5" by 1.5" and operates internally at 27V, providing clean headroom without unwanted clipping.

The technical specifications for the ParaEq MKII Deluxe are as follows:
- Input Impedance: 1MΩ
- Output Impedance: 100Ω
- Frequency Response (-3dB): 22Hz - 25kHz
- Total Harmonic Distortion: < 0.05%
- Noise: > 107dB
- Headroom: +30dBu
- Input Voltage: 9VDC Centre-Negative
- Required Current: 300mA
- Power Input Connector: 2.1mm Barrel Connector
- Height (Enclosure Only): 1.5"
- Height (Including Controls): 2.5"
- Length: 4.8"
- Width: 2.6"
- Weight: 1lb

The ParaEq MKII also offers 3 bands of parametric EQ, each with 3 selectable Q widths, and a boost section with 30dB of clean boost. It features an all- analog signal path, ultra-transparent sweet sounding EQ, and true bypass. The enclosure measures approximately 4.5" by 3.5" by 1.5".

The technical specifications for the ParaEq MKII are as follows:
- Power Input Voltage: 9 - 18 V DC (Negative tip)
- Power Input Connector: 2.1mm barrel connector (Negative tip)
- Power Consumption: 85mA (does not change with input voltage)
- Enclosure Material: Die Cast Aluminum
- Input Connector: 1/4" Jack
- Output Connector: 1/4" Jack
- Height (Enclosure only): 1.5"
- Height (including controls): 2"
- Length: 3.5"
- Width: 4.5"
- Weight: 1 lb
- Q's: 0.5, 1.5, and 3
- Input Impedance: 1MΩ
- Output Impedance: 510Ω

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