MXR Custom Badass ’78 Distortion Pedal


Analogue distortion pedal by MXR. The MXR Custom Badass ’78 Distortion Pedal is simple but powerful with old school Amp-like distortion sounds

MXR Custom Badass ’78 – Analogue Distortion Pedal

The Custom Badass 78 pedal features a hot-rodded classic distortion pedal circuit which has gives you huge classic distortion sounds at the push of a switch as well as a crunch button for the times when you want a really huge classic tube-amp style distortion sound. Push the crunch button and unlock additional crunchy harmonic tones from your pedal. 

With only 3 dials to worry about, the Custom Badass doesn’t take a degree in electrical engineering to operate. Twist, stomp and rock. 

Built in a heavy duty aluminium housing and with high quality circuitry, this is a pedal made to last a lifetime. This pedal can be powered by a 9V battery or a 9V DC Power Supply (not included).

MXR Custom Badass ’78 Features

  • Type: Analogue Distortion Pedal
  • Input Impedance: 1 MΩ
  • Output Impedance: 6 kΩ
  • Nominal Input Level: -22 dBV
  • Max Output Level:
    • Crunch Off -5 dBV
    • Crunch On -2 dBv
  • Signal to Noise: >84 dBV
  • Distortion Control: 27 dB range @ 500 Hz
  • Max System Gain: 43 dB
  • Tone Control:
    • Tilt EQ:
      • ± 4 dB @ 100 Hz 
      • ± 5 dB @ 2 kHz
  • Bypass: True Hardwire
  • Current Draw:
    • LEDs Off 2.5 mA
    • LEDs On 6 mA
    • Power Supply: DC 9 volts – Battery or PSU (not included)

    About MXR

    MXR was founded in New York in 1972 and has become synonymous with great sounding guitar effects pedals. An early fan of MXR was Eddie Van Halen who used the MXR Phase 90 on the first two Van Halen albums. MXR have a simple approach to making guitar stomp boxes… Great circuitry, rugged construction and a no-nonsense approach to the controls. MXR make simple to use pedals which sound amazing which is why they have become a common feature in the setup of most guitar heroes since the 70’s.

  • Weight 0,400 kg


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