Barber Burn Unit


  • Volume
  • Tone
  • Dynamics
  • Burn


Barber Electronics

The Barber Burn Unit EQ Effect Pedal delivers some of the most sought after tones ever! Customize your sound with this original equalizer pedal that triples as a boost effect pedal AND overdrive effect pedal. By using unique circuitry and implementing a dynamics control which is continuously variable, the great tones of the past, present and future are available to the discriminating guitarist. Users can dial in explosive pick attack with total note definition which resolves chords as harmonically rich as 13ths and maj7's with absolute clarity! The Burn Unit can also create a fat semi-clean boost which will warm up even the coldest of amplifiers while providing a walloping punch in level !!

Precision matched components-using proprietary specifications to ensure symmetrical clipping and reduced intermodulation distortion. This allows complex chords to be heard with total definition and clarity at any level of overdrive.

The Burn Unit EQ blurs the lines between overdrive and distortion, offering plenty of honey sweet sustain and copious harmonics while staying extremely defined. The Burn Unit is for the player looking for plenty of character from a pedal, The new EQ model is our largest update to this now legendary design. The EQ model has powerful internal controls for presence, "deep clear" bass and midrange. Players can now dial in the Burn Unit to perfectly match their amp and guitar to perfection!


  • True bypass switching with led indicator- this is achieved by using an high grade switch, in addendum Solid 20 gauge copper hookup wire is used between the jacks and switching to create a transparent bypass.
  • Full size pots- for durability and for easy serviceability if needed.
  • Hand made-Barber makes the Burn Unit one at a time and each one is signed and dated by the craftsman.
  • Volume knob response circuitry-numerous shades and textures at your fingertips just by adjusting your volume knob.
  • Cast aluminum enclosure-our incredibly durable enclosure will last decades if not centuries!
  • Double sided pc board with plate through holes-This is the way the military does it when they want electronics to work FOREVER!
  • Unique pivot style 9 volt battery clip- Barber's battery clip uses an eccentric pivot to swivel the battery clip in and out of the unit for durable long life operation.
  • Nine knob control for tonal versatility-The Burn Unit uses Seven (including internal trim pots) control knobs as follows, level 1, level 2, tone, deep, dynamics and sustain 1, sustain 2.
  • Internal controls for presence, midrange and bass. These controls allow the Burn Unit to produce sounds ranging from sweet subtle sustain to smooth singing California amp style tones!
  • Burn Unit character-The Burn Unit has a strong flavor or character, much the same as good champagne, beer, coffee, etc.
  • The Burn Unit becomes a very noticeable part of your sound that the listener will not soon forget.

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