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Modtone MT-EM Extreme Metal Guitar Effects Pedal  

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The ModTone MT-EM Extreme Metal pedal is a true-bypass boutique-style effect pedal that delivers insane gain levels that go from subtle to over the t...Read More

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OVERVIEW

A Metal pedal with tons of gain and EQ options galore!

The ModTone MT-EM Extreme Metal pedal is a true-bypass boutique-style effect pedal that delivers insane gain levels that go from subtle to over the top. The specialized "scoop" knob covers plenty of metal territory while leaving all the articulate definition intact. Adjusting the "Low" knob gives any amp that ground shaking low end thump while the "High" knob lets you dial in just the right amount of top end sweetness. ModTone MT-EM's proprietary gain stage lets you sprinkle just a touch of dirt or crank it all the way for a molten metal meltdown!

FEATURES
  • True bypass
  • Level knob
  • Gain knob
  • Dual concentric knobs that control highs, lows, and parametric mids
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ModtoneMT-EM Extreme Metal Guitar Effects Pedal
 
4.4

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent sound quality (10)
  • Responsive (10)
  • Versatile (10)
  • Compact (9)
  • Good selection of effects (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home studio (9)
    • Amateur recording (8)
    • Outdoor events / games (8)
    • Performances (8)
    • Professional recording (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (8), Professional musician (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Flexibility Boss (not boss pedal)

    I just got this pedal a few days ago and for the price, the tone and dist. level options make this quite a flexible pedal indeed. Side by side with my Metal...Read complete review

    I just got this pedal a few days ago and for the price, the tone and dist. level options make this quite a flexible pedal indeed. Side by side with my Metal Muff....eh..about the same amount of gain, but with a bit more...."something" that perahps come from the mid/scoop dials. that's where this shines. also, I have this placed after a Black Star HT distX (or what ever) pedal and use the tube in that as an ovberdrive boost. with that combo, even muy "el cheapo raven practice amp" can dish out any tone options. If you like to hang on to pedals, you'll keep this one.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    MT-EM EXTREME METAL GUITAR PEDAL

    THIS IS A GOOD PEDAL. VERSATILE WITH ABILITY TO
    FINE TUNE SOUND. HOWEVER BILLED AS A EXTREME DIS-
    TORTION I DON'T THINK IT QUITE GETS THERE. A GOOD
    PEDAL...Read complete review

    THIS IS A GOOD PEDAL. VERSATILE WITH ABILITY TO
    FINE TUNE SOUND. HOWEVER BILLED AS A EXTREME DIS-
    TORTION I DON'T THINK IT QUITE GETS THERE. A GOOD
    PEDAL BUT A LITTLE WEAK IN MY OPINION.

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    3.0

    MT-EM EXTREME METAL GUITAR PEDAL

    By TERRY

    from HUDSON, FLORIDA

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    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Responsive
    • Versatile

    Cons

    • Poor Sound Quality

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Mobile DJ
    • Performances

    Comments about Modtone MT-EM Extreme Metal Guitar Effects Pedal:

    THIS IS A GOOD PEDAL. VERSATILE WITH ABILITY TO
    FINE TUNE SOUND. HOWEVER BILLED AS A EXTREME DIS-
    TORTION I DON'T THINK IT QUITE GETS THERE. A GOOD
    PEDAL BUT A LITTLE WEAK IN MY OPINION.

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    4.0

    Good buy

    By sgt315

    from Rhode Island

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Modtone MT-EM Extreme Metal Guitar Effects Pedal:

      I got this pedal via stupid deal so for the cheap price, it's a good quality solid pedal with good distortion.

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      4.0

      good pedal

      By sgt315

      from Rhode Island

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      Pros

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

      Cons

      • A Little Noisey

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home Studio

      Comments about Modtone MT-EM Extreme Metal Guitar Effects Pedal:

      Its a good pedal for the price. Great in front of a clean amp.

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      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Fantastic pedal..with minor flaws

      By girhen

      from GA

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Excellent Sound Quality
      • Responsive

      Cons

      • Battery Access
      • Battery Life

      Best Uses

        Comments about Modtone MT-EM Extreme Metal Guitar Effects Pedal:

        I've played bass for 7 years. I got myself a GT-10b for it and never looked back. I've since started playing guitar, and effects became an early issue. Guitar just doesn't work as well for as long without effects.

        MF had this on sale, so I researched it. From what I saw and heard, I had to get it. When it arrived, I was pleased. My guitarists were jealous. Fantastic sound, great variety (of metal) to be had. I couldn't be happier.

        Except for the darn battery! After a day or two of playing with it (and unplugging it when done), I played it at night and just clicked off the effects when I was done. I didn't unplug it. The next day, dead batteries. I looked it up, and fine, my mistake.

        Even if clicked off, it eats batteries if there's something jacked in. I'd rather the power be tied to whether I have turned the effects on or if I've hit it to bypass, but whatever. And maybe, since it only lasted about 20 hours while on, the batteries were just the cheapos they put in to start.

        Well, changing batteries requires you to unscrew 4 screws on the bottom, take the whole plate off. I stripped one screw in the process. Fine. Plopped in a Duracell, hoped it'd last longer. But after ~20-30 hours of playtime, it's dead. I did find my GT-10b cord works with it, and I'll do that for now on.

        For Modtone, make a plastic door access and change the battery!

        For readers, the bottom line: Difficult battery access. Gig with a power supply, not batteries. But FANTASTIC sound well worth the trouble. Hence, 4/5

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        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        COOL PEDAL

        By CTROCK

        from Houston, TX

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Modtone MT-EM Extreme Metal Guitar Effects Pedal:

          This pedal is cool for the money! is not the best pedal but it will do the job! Modtone need to make they own power adaptor for they pedal not the power supply they are selling right now is too much!

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          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Insane guitar pedal...

          By Timmmmmmm

          from LOUISIANA

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Excellent Sound Quality
          • Good Selection Of Effects
          • Great distortion
          • Responsive
          • True bypass
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Modtone MT-EM Extreme Metal Guitar Effects Pedal:

              I own many pedals, and this one is the best one. It is such a great pedal, I looked up all of the pedals offered by modtone, and bought some other ones. I must say, each one has been just as impressive.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Extreme Metal, more then just that.

              By Fatheadcookie

              from Indianapolis

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              Pros

              • Excellent Sound Quality
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • None at this time

              Best Uses

              • Change Up Your Sound
              • Home Studio
              • Performances

              Comments about Modtone MT-EM Extreme Metal Guitar Effects Pedal:

              I'n not a fan of distortion pedals, preferring to get an amp that covers that ground (currently a Peavey 6505) but I like this one. I set this up so that I could switch over from a heavier distortion and get a ACDC sound or even a nice simple crunch. This pedal can do those sounds easy as it can do a much heaver one. It's way more versatile then the name implies.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              MT-EM Exreme Metal Pedal

              By old metal head

              from TN

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              Pros

              • Excellent Sound Quality
              • Responsive
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • I Dont Own Two Of Them

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Modtone MT-EM Extreme Metal Guitar Effects Pedal:

              This pedal gets the job done. plenty of gain for metal from old school metallica to modern scooped. I got this pedal from MF about 6 months ago and havnt looked back, very dependable I use it with a bugera V55 for practice and a DSL 100 watt Marshall for gigs I love this pedal if your looking for a do all medal pedal buy this! I get no noise I dont even own a noise gate everthing that it says it will do it does GREAT JOB MODTONE

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              (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great Pedal

              By Craigar

              from Massachusetts

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Poor Battery Access

              Best Uses

              • Adds More Punch
              • Amateur Recording
              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Mobile DJ
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Modtone MT-EM Extreme Metal Guitar Effects Pedal:

              Would love to tell you how exciting this pedal is......but every time I do, I get shut out for no particular.....so.....Love it.

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              (0 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Poor distortion quality

              By Frank

              from Qc

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Limited Selection Of Effects
                • Poor Sound Quality

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Modtone MT-EM Extreme Metal Guitar Effects Pedal:

                  Buy a Boss

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