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MXR MC404 CAE Dual Inductor Wah Guitar Effects Pedal
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This wah cries with versatility.

Bob Bradshaw of Custom Audio Electronics designed the MXR MC-404 CAE Dual Inductor Wah Pedal with the Cry Baby design team to create a highly versatile wah-wah with top-grade components. The MC404 CAE Wah features dual Fasel inductors with 2 distinct voices (high-end emphasis or low-to-mid resonance), and a built-in MXR MC-401 Boost/LineDriver that adds even more flexibility.

Choose between inductors and turn the boost on or off with the side-mounted kickswitches. Bright LEDs on each side of the wah indicate operation status. The MC404 CAE Wah boasts true hardwire bypass, a long-life CTS potentiometer, and internal pots for the Q control—which varies the intensity of the wah effect—and gain adjustments. You get the high performance and quality that you expect from Dunlop, the world leader in wah-wah technology.

Bob Bradshaw has been one of the world's foremost designers of custom guitar pedalboards and effects systems for many of rock's most influential guitarists for 3 decades. And for just as long, MXR and Cry Baby have been synonymous with the effects pedal innovations that have shaped the tone of modern electric guitar playing. So it was only natural for them all to join forces to create a dynamic line of pedals offering the ultimate in tone, functionality and road-worthy dependability. Since 1980, CAE's groundbreaking pedal designs were made in limited quantities only for a select clientele of world-class guitarists. But now these very same devices and circuits are available to all.

MXR MC404 CAE Dual Inductor Wah Guitar Effects Pedal Features:

  • Select between a Yellow or Red Fasel Inductor for two distinct tones
    Features a custom designed CTS extended life low noise potentiometer
    User selectable gain output stage with kick switch and LED indicator
    Designed with low noise class 'A' operational amplifiers
    Bright LEDs indicate effect status, inductor mode, and boost on or off mode
    True bypass
    For power, insert a 9-volt battery, plug in an ECB-003 power adapter, or plug into a Dunlop DC Brick multi-power supply 9-volt output

MXR MC404 CAE Dual Inductor Wah Guitar Effects Pedal Specifications:

  • HF mode (Yellow Inductor)
    Low pass: 400Hz
    High pass: 1.9KHz - 2.2KHz

    LF mode (Red Inductor)
    Low pass: 255Hz - 355Hz
    High pass: 1.3KHz -1.5KHz

    Input impedance (wah active): 1mOhm
    Output impedance: <10 kOhms
    Maximum input level (boost off): -6dBm at filter's center frequency
    Maximum output level: +8dBm
    Maximum gain (toe down): +16dB
    Maximum gain (heel down): +16dB
    S/N (heel down): >85.5 dBV
    S/N (toe down): >82 dBV
    Bypass configuration: true bypass
    Power requirements: <6.3mA @ 9V DC

MXR MC404 CAE Dual Inductor Wah Guitar Effects Pedal

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  • My search is over

    As reviewed by Brannon Evans on 7/9/2010

    I have played regular Cry Babies, Morleys, and VOXs for years, and I have never, ever heard a Wah pedal like this one before. It blows them all away. I love the setttings on this one. From sweep to full out WAH in your face. Its got it all. I know the quality of MXR pedals, and also the quality of Custom Audio Amps, which I play now. This is just icing on the cake. How sweet it is.

    11 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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  • The be-all, end-all of wah pedals

    As reviewed by Paul on 4/20/2010

    If you're looking for the pedal that does, well, pretty much everything, this is it. Not only does it have both fasels that are easily switchable, but it also includes the MC401 boost circuit, so you can bump up your leads with a click. It's quiet, doesn't color your sound when bypassed and can be adjusted to suit what you're looking for (it also has adjustable Q and boost level). Hard to go wrong when you combine the original (Crybaby) with a genius (Bradshaw).

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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  • You try to take this from me, and I'll find you..

    As reviewed by Jack S. on 1/29/2010

    I love this wah! I've had mine for about 3 months now and I can honestly say that I am very happy with this wah. The red fasel has the deep sound of a standard crybaby, and the yellow fasel has a much more trebly sound, IMO. They aren't completely different, but the two have distinct differences. Also, there are three internal trim pots, so you can really dial in this bad boy to your liking. This is the only pedal that has kept a solid spot on my board. If someone stole it from me, I would track them down, take my wah back, and proceed to beat them over the head with it until they lost consciousness. Then I'd plug this sukka in, and rock out...that's how tough it is. Very solid! =)

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful.
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