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MXR M-88 Octaver

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by sk8inbassist17, Dec 6, 2005.

  1. Well I have been looking at this pedal, and was wondering what everyone thought of it.

    Does anyone have sound samples of it.

    All help wanted.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. Petary791


    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
  3. ^^thanks for the help,
    does it run well with distortion.
  4. RichSnyder

    RichSnyder Alien Audio / Mesa Fanatic!! Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2003
    Columbia, Md
    I must have a bad one, because it tracks ok if you're playing fast but if you hold a note for more than a quarter note at an average tempo, it breaks up. Maybe I should contact MXR.
  5. fenderx55


    Jan 15, 2005
    it sounds INSANE with distortion, it's one of my favorite pedals. about the breaking up thing, if it isn't getting a strong enough signal, that'll do it. Make sure your sending it something that isn't too bassy or wimpy. If you don't have hot pickups, a compressor may be needed.
  6. would a Boss LMB-3 Limiter/Enhancer count as a compressor, and what are hot pickups