The MXR Super Badass Variac Fuzz delivers a big, aggressive, and biting square wave tones with a nice touch of smooth compression. Its Tone, Output, and Gain controls provide plenty of fine-tuning potential, but what makes this pedal a dream come true for tonechasers is its Variac control, which allows you to vary the pedal’s voltage from 5V–15V.
The Phase 95 packs the evolution of the Phase 90 circuit into a single housing, and at half the size of its forebear, it’s the first ever mini pedal from MXR. This pedal is the most versatile phaser we’ve ever produced.
Overdrive pedals are rad. They’re one of the quintessential components of any guitar player’s pedalboard. But are you getting the most out of yours? That depends on what your sonic goals are. For a lot of players, just plugging in, cranking the gain, and kicking the switch is all they need to get the job done. But that’s not all there is to using an overdrive pedal. In this article, we be use the Double-Double Overdrive to help explain.
The Shin-Juku™ Drive provides smooth, wide open overdrive with tons of sustain and incredibly fast response time to every playing detail, featuring a simple three-knob interface that allows you to call up a wide range of sounds, from an organic boost to full on grinding overdrive. The Dark switch cuts high frequencies for a darker, mellower sound.
One of the coolest things about using effects is all the different ways you can combine them to create entirely different tonal palettes, so we put together a handful of our favorite MXR Bass Innovations combos. We’ve given our preferred order for these combinations, but your mileage may vary, so feel free to experiment.
The MXR Reverb offers players the history of reverb and then some in a standard MXR box, featuring six distinct high end styles exquisitely crafted and tuned by the award-winning MXR design team. It’s got a simple three-knob setup, a hi-fi analog dry path, and a massive 20 volts of headroom thanks to our Constant Headroom Technology™ so that it plays exceptionally well with distortion, modulation, and other effects.
The Carbon Copy® Analog Delay has been the world’s bestselling delay pedal in the world since its release in 2009. Its warm analog sound, ease of use, and healthy reserve of delay time made the pedal a hit with guitar players everywhere, weekend warriors and recording pros alike. We sat down with the […]
The MXR Iso-Brick Power Supply is designed for your onstage demands and the rigors of the road. With ten fully isolated outputs and a lightweight, pedalboard-friendly housing that’s built like a tank, this potent piece of hardware will keep your pedals running with quiet, consistent power gig after gig.
Why does having isolated outputs make a difference? We asked the MXR design team to explain that and more, including several questions on how to get the most out of this wonderful power box.
Chorus is an effect you should always have in your tool box, whether you’re slamming out riffs, firing off precision-guided arpeggios, or weaving ambient sonic tapestries. You can use chorus to fatten up your sound at lower settings, add depth and fluidity at moderate settings, and go full on space age at extreme settings.
In 2015, we’re celebrating our 50th Anniversary. That’s 50 years producing high quality, reliable tools that help players express their musical vision as clearly as they possibly can. This year is no different.
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