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Ernie Ball MVP Volume/Gain Expression Pedal 

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A dynamic hybrid volume and overdrive expression pedal to control your gain and volume simultaneously.

You asked, and Ernie Ball listened! Finally, an expression pedal that truly allows you to control your tonal voice with both gain and volume control knobs. The Ernie Ball MVP Pedal gives you complete freedom to set and control your desired volume and gain levels simultaneously. This pedal allows you to set your minimum (heel position) at an ideal volume level for the verse of a song and set your max volume (toe position) and gain levels at your optimal solo level!

Minimum volume control allows for the heel position to be set at zero up to 50% for any rhythm level. Gain control allows for the toe position to be set at 100% up to a boosted 20+ decibels of gain for powerful lead levels. Tuner output can be used at any volume, with any tuner, without any effect on audio signal. No high frequency loss at any volume. Works with active and passive audio signals. Can be placed anywhere in the signal chain. Improved sweep for ideal volume control, 9v batttery or AC adapter powered. (adapter not included)


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Ernie BallMVP Volume/Gain Expression Pedal
 
4.8

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent sound quality (9)
  • Responsive (6)
  • Compact (4)
  • Good selection of effects (3)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Performances (8)
  • Amateur recording (5)
  • Home studio (5)
  • Outdoor events / games (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (5), Professional musician (4)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

LOVE this pedal!

By jackie

from virginia

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Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Excellent Sound Quality
  • Good Selection Of Effects
  • Responsive

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Ernie Ball MVP Volume/Gain Expression Pedal:

    I absolutely love this Pedal! This works with both active and passive audio signals without tone or volume suck. The minimum and maximum control allows you to adjust the range of your pedal, and will even add a boosted 20+ decibels of gain beyond 100%.

    I personally use this at the beginning of my pedal chain for swells since it has a buffered preamp, and will be using an A/B pedal swapper to switch its position between first and last in the chain.

    Im in love with this pedal. Check it out, see if it's the right fit for you!

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Finally, the right volume pedal

    By David Spangler

    from Texas

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    Pros

    • Doesn't Affect Tone
    • Excellent Sound Quality
    • Noise-free
    • Responsive

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home Studio
      • Performances

      Comments about Ernie Ball MVP Volume/Gain Expression Pedal:

      I have tried several other brands of volume pedals. Either the passive ones sucked the high frequencies out or the active ones had the wrong sweep taper, were noisy or occupied too much space on a pedalboard. This unit with its minimum volume setting, up to 20dB of clean boost and low current requirement really works for me.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Good Build Quality & Very Useful

      By Grcanyonman

      from Kansas

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      Comments about MVP Volume/Gain Expression Pedal:

      so far I'm enjoying this pedal. I'm utilizing it as a volume controller
      and it works perfectly for that. since it's place is the last position of
      my pedals, I can control the effects that I use and I don't have to
      bend down to tweak my pedals to get the right sound.
      the build quality seems to be very rugged and I wouldn't hesitate
      taking it along if I was gigging. so far no complaints and yes, I
      would recommend it to others looking for a pedal that's very useful
      for volume or gain control.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Smooth!

      By Scott

      from Rhode Island

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      Pros

      • Excellent Sound Quality
      • Solid Build
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Performances

        Comments about Ernie Ball MVP Volume/Gain Expression Pedal:

        It's just what you expect. Solid build, smooth operation. The minimum control seems to range from zero to unity, while the maximum control goes from unity to +20db. So you can use it as a traditional volume pedal, a variable clean boost, or for smith transitions between two set volume levels. Very Nice.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Volume Pedal

        By Derek P

        from Fargo, ND

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        Pros

        • Excellent Sound Quality
        • Responsive

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Performances

          Comments about Ernie Ball MVP Volume/Gain Expression Pedal:

          This volume pedal has a great, even volume swell. The addition of gain controls makes the volume pedal even more useful, however. When I'm playing bass, I sometimes want to increase volume for certain passages, but without the sudden change in tone that comes from an overdrive or boost pedal. This does that (I use a few different class D amps). Additionally, this allows me to have greater flexibility with my volume without needing to fiddle with my amp or bass' volume knobs while playing. On guitar, this can act as a nice, subtle boost that can push gain-ier amps (I use an Orange) into some sweet saturation. Great pedal.

           
          5.0

          Passed Inspection

          By Tony Sinda Hands

          from Georgia

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Excellent Sound Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Ernie Ball MVP Volume/Gain Expression Pedal:

              Boost sounds great, no change of tone throughout the sweep of the pedal. The volume sweep feels linear. Using the tuner out does not change the tone. If I could choose one pedal for the rest of my life, this is it.
              The boost sounded better than numerous other pedals, including a Scott Henderson RC Booster and a TS-808. Of course it was only through my personal gear, but it does speak VOLUMEs it.

               
              5.0

              The best volume pedal you can get

              By Sixstrings 27

              from Hialeah Fl

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              Pros

              • Compact Design
              • Excellent Sound Quality
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Events
                • Performances

                Comments about Ernie Ball MVP Volume/Gain Expression Pedal:

                Excellent volume pedal, no coloring the sound plus getting additional expression with the boost control, very good for solos.

                 
                5.0

                Adding another 5 rating.

                By Bill

                from Joliet, IL

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                Pros

                • Excellent Sound Quality
                • Good Selection Of Effects
                • Responsive
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Ernie Ball MVP Volume/Gain Expression Pedal:

                    Love the feel and features. I don't need the gain boost with my current amp, tube, & pedal configuration. I have used it in the past though and it functions well. If there is any tone sucking, like several other volume pedals, I have not noticed it. Footprint is about 3.5" x 10". I have successfully used this for multi amp configurations by using the tuner out to another amp. (separate volume pedal for other amp.)

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great Volume and Boost

                    By jarofkla

                    from Virginia Beach, VA

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                    Pros

                    • Responsive

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Performances

                      Comments about Ernie Ball MVP Volume/Gain Expression Pedal:

                      Love it for volume swells and I also take advantage of the min volume so I can have a rhythm volume along with a max lead.

                       
                      4.0

                      Very nice

                      By Threevan

                      from Colorado Springs, CO

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                      Pros

                      • Compact Design
                      • Excellent Sound Quality
                      • Responsive

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Amateur Recording
                        • Home Studio
                        • Performances
                        • Professional Recording

                        Comments about Ernie Ball MVP Volume/Gain Expression Pedal:

                        The DC power jack could be located in a better position. The setup on my board had the input/output jack crossed. This interfered with the power jack. I made it work, but it was not ideal. Overall the design is great. It definitely sucks less tone than other Ernie Ball volume pedals.

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