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Taylor 712CE Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Taylor 712CE Acoustic-Electric Guitar

"This is a new thing. Well the guitar is not new, but using it live is new. T... more

Music Man JP Baritone BFR Electric Guitar Tobbaco Burst

Music Man JP Baritone BFR Electric Guitar Tobbaco...

"The last different guitar is the Baritone, and this is actually the BFR mode... more

Music Man John Petrucci JPXI-7 7-String

Music Man John Petrucci JPXI-7 7-String

"We get into the seven-strings, which is the exact same guitar [as the JP11] ... more

Music Man John Petrucci JPXI-6 Electric Guitar

Music Man John Petrucci JPXI-6 Electric Guitar

"We're using all the JP11s now, except for one guitar. So this is the main JP... more

Amplifiers

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Mesa/Boogie Rectifier Standard 4x12'' Straight Cabinet

Mesa/Boogie Rectifier Standard 4x12'' Straight Ca...

"I've got two Mesa 4x12 cabinets that sit off stage that are with a mic up fo... more

Crown MA3600VZ Stereo Power Amplifier

Crown MA3600VZ Stereo Power Amplifier

"The other cool thing you'll notice is that we have this gigantic rack of Cro... more

Mesa/Boogie Mark V 90-Watt Tube Head

Mesa/Boogie Mark V 90-Watt Tube Head

"Through the interface we then hit the input of the Mark V on top and that's ... more

Mesa/Boogie Mark IIC Head

Mesa/Boogie Mark IIC Head

In this video, Petrucci uses the Mesa/Boogie Mark IIC+ Head. "When it comes t... more

Effects Pedals

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Ernie Ball 6166 Mono Volume Pedal

Ernie Ball 6166 Mono Volume Pedal

"The Ernie Ball volume pedal is actually a control pedal for the Axe-FX II fo... more

Dunlop GCB95 Cry Baby Wah Wah

Dunlop GCB95 Cry Baby Wah Wah

"We got the Wah controller for the Dunlop system," says John Petrucci's guita... more

Boss TU-3 Chromatic Tuner

Boss TU-3 Chromatic Tuner

"We got a Boss TU-3 tuner," says John Petrucci's guitar tech. more

Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 PLUS 8-output Isolated Guitar Pedal Power Supply

Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 PLUS 8-output Isolated G...

"The pedalboard is powered off of a Voodoo Lab Pedal Power," says John Petruc... more

Software Plugins and VSTs

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Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Instruments

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Studio Equipment

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Furman Sound AR-PRO AC Line Voltage Regulator

Furman Sound AR-PRO AC Line Voltage Regulator

A Furman Sound AR-PRO AC Line Voltage Regulator (110V AC, 220V AC) appears at... more

Fractal Axe-Fx II Guitar Effects Processor

Fractal Axe-Fx II Guitar Effects Processor

"With the amp in the effects loop is actually the Axe-FX II, which we just st... more

Eventide H7600 Harmonizer

Eventide H7600 Harmonizer

As is shown on his official website, John Petrucci uses this processor to han... more

Eventide DSP4000 UltraHarmonizer

Eventide DSP4000 UltraHarmonizer

This is a picture of the rack John used for the 2002 World Tourbulence tour. ... more

Headphones

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Ultimate Ears UE-5 - In Ear Monitors

Ultimate Ears UE-5 - In Ear Monitors

As shown on his official website, John Petrucci uses Ultimate Ears UE-5 - In ... more

Strings

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Ernie Ball 2240 RPS-10 Slinky Electric Guitar Strings

Ernie Ball 2240 RPS-10 Slinky Electric Guitar Str...

As shown on the Ernie Ball website, John Petrucci uses these strings on his g... more

Needs Review Paradigm Regular Slinky Electric Guitar Strings

Paradigm Regular Slinky Electric Guitar Strings

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Music Accessories

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StewMac String Action Gauge

StewMac String Action Gauge

"John wants the neck as flat as possible. What I do is I use the little StewM... more

Jim Dunlop JP Shield Black Jazz III

Jim Dunlop JP Shield Black Jazz III

John Petrucci uses his signature Jim Dunlop picks as can be found on Petrucci... more

DiMarzio ClipLock Strap

DiMarzio ClipLock Strap

As shown on his official website, John Petrucci uses these DiMarzio Black Cli... more

DiMarzio Crunch Lab (Bridge); DiMarzio LiquiFire (Neck)

DiMarzio Crunch Lab (Bridge); DiMarzio LiquiFire ...

John Petrucci uses his DiMarzio signature Crunch Lab (Bridge) DiMarzio LiquiF... more

Cables

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Mogami Gold High-Definition Neutrik 1/4" Straight Instrument Cable

Mogami Gold High-Definition Neutrik 1/4" Straight...

"Everything's a cable. We run a stereo cable or a tip-ring sleeve cable for t... more

Needs Review Shure Axient AD4Q Four-Channel Digital Wireless Receiver

Shure Axient AD4Q Four-Channel Digital Wireless R...

"We did some extensive testing over the summer last year while we were in the... more

Microphones

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Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

"We got a pair of 57s, one on each cabinet," says John Petrucci's guitar tech. more

Shure KSM313 Ribbon Microphone

Shure KSM313 Ribbon Microphone

"We use a pair of Shure Ribbon 313s, one on each cabinet. It kind of adds a l... more

Royer R-121 Ribbon Microphone

Royer R-121 Ribbon Microphone

Reverb.com commented on a video of john saying that he used a royer r-121 and... more

Needs Review Shure SM58

Shure SM58

In this video, John Petrucci can be seen using a Shure SM58. more

Live Setup Accessories

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Needs Review Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Ultra Guitar Effects Processor

Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Ultra Guitar Effects Processor

In this video at 12:05, John Petrucci's rig can be shown to be consisted of a... more

Studio Monitors

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ButtKicker Concert Sonic Shaker

ButtKicker Concert Sonic Shaker

"So when we went to in-ear monitors they got rid of the monitor wedges and Jo... more

Mixers

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Needs Review Beringer Powerplay 16 Digital Personal Mixer

Beringer Powerplay 16 Digital Personal Mixer

In this post John shows off the Mixer he used for Dream Theater writing sessi... more

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Axess Electronics FX1 MIDI Footcontroller

Axess Electronics FX1 MIDI Footcontroller

"We're using Axcess Electronics so here is the old, trusty FX I. This gives J... more

Axess Electronics GRX4 Guitar Router/Switcher

Axess Electronics GRX4 Guitar Router/Switcher

"The loop system is actually an old Axess GRX4. John has been using the Axess... more

Mesa Boogie High Gain Amplifier Switch

Mesa Boogie High Gain Amplifier Switch

This is a picture of the rack John used for the 2002 World Tourbulence tour. ... more

Gear Guides

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13 Best Reverb Pedals for Guitar

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