Dimebag Darrell’s MXR MX-109 Six Band Equalizer

Dimebag used a blue MXR Six Band EQ to modify his sound to his own liking. According to him, it was one of the most important things in his signal chain, next to a Furman PQ-4 and PQ-3 Parametric EQs which he also used.

The only thing else I use is a Fermin PQ4 parametric equalizer. I just use that. I don’t really use it for much more than just cutting out some frequencies that I don’t want, and boosting a couple that I do want. And the main thing is another vital, detrimental thing to my tone, is a little blue MXR, 6 band EQ, 9-volt battery and that’s it, I use a.

Dimebag Darrell (Pantera) 1992, A never-published interview with Dimebag Darrell

Dimebag MXR Six Band EQ Settings

Dimebag’s settings on the MXR 6-band EQ pedal were set in an upside-down V form, with the 800 band being the tip of the V shape.

Dimebag's MXR 6-band EQ settings.
Dimebag’s MXR 6-band EQ settings.


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