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Let's get started by taking a close look at the Joyo JF-11 6 Band. This little cute EQ pedal is a good budget choice that actually produces pretty nice sound despite its low price. It has a sturdy aluminum case so it will probably have a long lifetime, making it even cheaper, really. It is slim and has a really nice, sleek design.

The challenger is the Boss GE-7 7-Band Travel. This is a classic pedal that many guitarists swear by is the best. It's just one of these things that you can really trust, you know that it will last you half a lifetime, or at least many years and it will just keep delivering. It allows you to truly get that sound you're looking for.


A good look at the Joyo JF-11 6 Band

One con with it is that it's only for electric guitars, although this is nothing that you need to worry about if you are a guitarist, because for guitars it works really well. This EQ pedal is really quiet making it a good option if you want to use it while recording.


Examining the Boss GE-7 7-Band Travel

Your bass can finally get deep and rich and your treble notes will be crisp, clear and wonderful. Ok, the design isn't the best and it doesn't feel very luxurious, but what does that matter when the sound quality is outstanding?

HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON
Joyo JF-11 6 Band Boss GE-7 7-Band Travel
KEY FEATURES
+ Well built and sturdy little pedal

+ Good for beginners

+ 18 dB boost

+ 15 dB boost

+ Quiet

+ Excellent sound quality

WHAT OUR TEAM THOUGHT
Are you looking for good EQ pedals for beginners? Do you want it to be cheap but not ridiculously cheap? Do you want a sleek, future-looking design? Is 18 dB boost enough for you? Do you want aluminum casing so that it gets a long and happy life? If your answer to these questions is yes, then this might very well be the top EQ pedal for you! This is a pedal that is a little bit predictable but in a good way. There is a reason why these pedals are so incredibly popular- it is just that good. If sound quality and function are the most important aspects to you when it comes to choosing an EQ then this is the way to go!


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