John Frusciante gear, main effects

Mother's Milk / BSSM Era (1989/1991)
Frusciante pedalboard 1990
  1. Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble
  2. Ibanez WH-10 Wah
  3. Boss DS-2 TurboDistortion
Californication Recording (1998/1999)
Frusciante pedalboard 1999 a
  1. Boss DS-2 TurboDistortion
  2. MXR Phase 90
  3. Boss FZ-3 Fuzz
  4. Ibanez WH-10 Wah
  5. Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble (x2)
  6. Boss DS-1 Distortion
  7. Electro-Harmonix 16 Second Delay
  8. Electro-Harmonix Micro Synthesizer
  9. ??
  10. Uni-Vibe Expression Pedal ?
  11. Dunlop Uni-Vibe UV1SC Stereo Chorus
Californication Tour (1999)
Frusciante pedalboard 1999 b
  1. Boss DS-2 TurboDistortion
  2. Boss FZ-3 Fuzz
  3. MXR Phase 90
  4. Ibanez WH-10 Wah
  5. Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble
Californication Tour (about 2000)
Frusciante pedalboard 1999 c
  1. Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble
  2. Ibanez WH-10 Wah
  3. MXR Phase 90
  4. Electro-Harmonix Russian Big Muff Pi
  5. Boss DS-2 TurboDistortion
  6. Boss DS-1 Distortion
By The Way Era (2002)
Frusciante pedalboard 2002
  1. Boss DS-2 TurboDistortion
  2. Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi USA
  3. Boss PSM-5 Switch
  4. Electro-Harmonix Holy Grail Reverb
  5. MXR Micro Amp
  6. Moog MF103 12-Stage Phaser
  7. Ibanez WH-10 Wah
  8. Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble
  9. Boss FV-50 Volume
  10. Z. Vex Fuzz Factory
  11. Fender Tube Reverb
  12. Line 6 DL4 Delay Modeler
  13. Line 6 FM4 Filter Modeler
  14. Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Electric Mistress
  15. DigiTech PDS 1002 Digital Delay
about 2003 :
Frusciante pedalboard 2003
  1. He added 2 additionnal pedalboards to his main one for additionnal guitars...
Later he removed the PSM-5 Master Switch and the 2 boards on the left and right side. (about 2004)
Frusciante pedalboard 2004
  1. Boss DS-2 TurboDistortion
  2. Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi USA
  3. MXR Micro Amp
  4. Electro-Harmonix Holy Grail Reverb
  5. Moog MF103 12-Stage Phaser
  6. Dunlop Crybaby
  7. Ibanez WH-10 Wah
  8. Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble
  9. Line 6 DL4 Delay Modeler
  10. Line 6 FM4 Filter Modeler
  11. Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Electric Mistress
  12. DigiTech PDS 1002 Digital Delay
Stadium Arcadium Era (2006)
Frusciante pedalboard 2006 a
  1. Moog Expression pedal
  2. MXR Micro Amp
  3. Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi USA
  4. Boss DS-2 TurboDistortion
  5. Mosrite FuzzRite
  6. Ibanez WH-10 Wah
  7. Electro-Harmonix Holy Grail Reverb
  8. Moog MF103 12-Stage Phaser
  9. Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble
  10. Moog CP-251 Control Processor
  11. Boss FV-50 Volume
  12. Line 6 DL4 Delay Modeler
  13. Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Electric Mistress
  14. DigiTech PDS 1002 Digital Delay
  15. Guyatone VT-X Tube Tremolo
  16. Line 6 FM4 Filter Modeler
  17. Moog MF-101 Low Pass Filter
  18. Moog MF-105B BassMuRF
  19. Moog MF-105 MuRF
  20. Moog MF-102 Ring Mod
Frusciante pedalboard 2006 b
  1. In the beginning he had a Electro-Harmonix POG on his pedalboard but removed it later... (AOL Sessions 2006)
Frusciante pedalboard 2006 c
  1. He also removed the Big Muff and replaced it with a Fender fOXX Fuzz Wah Volume. But not for a long time...
Frusciante pedalboard 2007 a
  1. He finally added a Electro-Harmonix English Muffin to his pedalboard. (This picture was taken during Japan 2007 Tour)
  2. As you can see he also used a DigiTech Whammy in this time but he removed it very quickly...
Frusciante pedalboard 2007 b
  1. The last thing he did to his pedals during Stadium Arcadium tour was removing one DigiTech PDS 1002 and adding a BOSS DM-2 Analog Delay (Reading Festival 2007)

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