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MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost Pedal  

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The MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost Pedal cleans up nicely when you roll back your guitar volume, making it extremely responsive to picking dynamics without thinning your tone.

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The MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost Pedal cleans up nicely when you roll back your guitar volume, making it extremely responsive to picking dynamics without thinning your tone.

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MXRCustom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost Pedal
 
5.0

(based on 7 reviews)

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5.0

clean and clear!

By alexander

from minnesota

Comments about MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost Pedal:

put this guy anywhere from 8 to 11 o'clock for a nice clean and clear boost to your natural sound.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Exceeded My Expectations

By Marc Schandl

from cottage grove, mn

Comments about MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost Pedal:

I must say that this is a very nice piece of equipment. It makes pushes my Marshall Class 5 amp and my Mesa Boogie Royal Atlantic very nicely. I was hoping for something to give a boost without having to touch knobs while playing and this does it very nicely. Well made, sturdy, and simple to set up. I use it with the Vodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus to pump 18 volts through it (which the manual suggests) to get a more headroom and make it a bit clearer. The standard 9 volts is sufficient, however. It's a nice way to kick in some power to stand out during a solo, or just to have your playing shine a bit more on stage or practicing solo. It's worth it to me and is reasonably priced. Too bad the stores don't stock them, so I had to way for it to be shipped.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

NEW LIFE IN PLACE OF OLD LIFE

By LORI LEAVITT

from Dallas,TX

Comments about MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost Pedal:

The first thing I noticed when I picked this out of the box was the build quality. The build quality is tremendous. I could probabally drop this down the stairs and wouldn't be effected. Custom Audio Electronics--Bradshaw is trusted by the pros. You'll see these pedals in many pro rigs. This is what peaked my interest. I run mostly analog pedals for drive and distortion and use a Line 6 M9 for effects and modulation through a tube amp. Not only did it make the M9 shine it brought my analog pedals to tone heaven and yes it does improve headroom. This pedal sits at the end of the chain and stays on 24/7. If you want to take your rig to tone heaven buy this pedal!!!

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Brilliant

By Seanshine

from Georgia

Comments about MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost Pedal:

When I write a review I try to provide a range of perspective for potential buyers by comparing pedals in hopes of relieving anxiety when making a decision. Something I wish I saw more of. For example, my main question about this pedal was.. "what exactly is the difference between the MC-401 and the MXR micro amp?"... so I had to buy them both to figure it out for myself. It's a simple pedal so this should be easy. The Micro amp is great, I love it... but this one is simply better. It's louder, brighter and has a much more clarity. It definitely met my expectations. So if you're a sound geek like me and want to know whether the extra $$ is worth it or not.. the answer is yes. Buy it.

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(12 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Good Gear

By Brian Cornay

from Seattle, WA

Comments about MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost Pedal:

This boost pedal is a high quality piece of gear. The build quality is rugged and precise. The pedal does as advertised. It boosts cleanly and without color. I use it to boost the signal from my Digitiech RP 500, which has less output than bypass mode. My 1976 Marshall JMP is very sensitive to input strength, both weak and strong, so this pedal pedal restored the spank I was expecting from the amp. Buy it. You wont be dissapointed.

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(16 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

simple pedal

By Jeremy

from Orlando, FL

Comments about MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost Pedal:

I have the Fulltone Full-Drive 2 MOSFET overdrive pedal, which has a lead boost feature. I bought this pedal for when I want a clean boost or a lead boost with none of the added overdrive gain of the FD-2. A simple pedal with only one application, but it does what it does well - and it has a cool blue LED that's visible on the darkest stage.

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(28 of 30 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Nifty Little Pedal

By thebeast

from Austin, TX

Comments about MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost Pedal:

This is an incredible boost pedal. It can give you just the right amount of boost while not affecting your tone. That's the greatest feature for me. If you play lead, this is a great investment. It can even give you 20 dB of boost!!!! I don't know why you would need that much but it's pretty cool.

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