MXR MC401 - Custom Audio Electronics Boost Pedal

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MC401

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MXR and Custom Audio Electronics founder Bob Bradshawtwo names that have shaped the tones of the world's greatest guitaristsjoin forces to bring you a dynamic new line of pedals. The Boost/Overdrive and Boost pedals are the first offerings in the series produced by MXR, featuring the unique sonic stamp of legendary designer Bob Bradshaw. Since 1980, CAE's innovative pedal designs were made in limited quantities only for his select clientele. When it was time to bring these pedals to the masses, there was only one name he could trust to deliver the same quality and standards that his customers demandMXR. Available only from Dunlop Manufacturing, Inc., the world's leader in analog pedal technology. MC-401 Boost/Line Driver The MC-401 is simple in design but superbly effective in solving a variety of mis-matched line level and signal conditioning problems that can occur when combining effects. The MC-401's circuit design has been used for years by CAE in the world's best guitarist's rigs to remedy these problems and rejuvenate the sparkle, punch and brilliance that can be lost. It can also be used as an ultra-clean boost for solos or to drive effects for more dynamics and sensitivity.

It well constructed, simple, and it works.1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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I was looking for a general purpose boost pedal. I play guitar, bass, and electric violin. So this is immediately useful for all of these. This boost offers a good degree of control over the selection of the amount of boost you give it. The signal is very clean and noise-free. Internally it is a TL061 op amp based circuit, thru hole parts construction. the PCB is well grounded to help keep out stray noise too. The construction is very solid and heavy, durable feeling case. So it is not likely to get broken easily. It does support a 9V battery which is nice option. Though I always use the power adapter on my board.
Posted by Travis Hein on May 15, 2019
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Probably the simplest boost pedal ever. With just one knob you can get a nice pushed sound to screaming leads with any colour added to your tone. Simply great!
Posted by Ayden Jacobs on Aug 20, 2016
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