Jim Dunlop MC401 MXR Boost/ Line Driver Pedal (March 2021)
Jim Dunlop MC401 MXR Boost/ Line Driver Pedal
- ✔ Joint Project Between MXR & Custom Audio Electronics Founder Bob Bradshaw
- ✔ High Quality Components Used
- ✔ True Bypass Switching
- ✔ Features Unique Sonic Stamp Of legendary Designer Bob Bradshaw
- Input Impedance: 1 kΩ
- Output Impedance: 150 Ω
- Nominal Input: -22 dBV
- Output Level: -22 dBV
- Boost Gain Range: 20 dB
- Noise Floor: >95 dB
- Bypass: True Hardwire
- Current Draw: 1.5 mA
- Power Supply: 9 volts DC
- Dimensions: 5.8″ x 4.8″ x 3″
The MC401 Boost/Line Driver from MXR is a potent volume pusher, taking your guitar’s signal up by a significant notch. MC401 is a simple booster and line driver that will find its place on your pedalboard.
The MC401 is simple in design but superbly effective in solving a variety of mismatched line level and signal conditioning problems that can occur when combining effects. The MC401’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 (up to +20dB) for solos or to drive effects for more dynamics and sensitivity.
MC401 Boost/Line Driver is one of the best boost pedals out there without any exaggeration. Though it is not the most versatile thing in the world, it excels at the job it has and we cannot ask anything else from it. Another highly recommended boost pedal, you should really consider adding this to your pedalboard.