• Shop by Department
  • Hot Deals

6-12 Month Financing

MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal  

  • Write a Review
SKU 
#H79229000000000
Top Rated

Overview

  • Classic overdrive circuit modded for improved performance and versatility
  • 100HZ cut and boost control allows tonal fine-tuning
  • BUMP switch engages alternate voicing for a low and mid-range boost
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $142.85
  • Your Savings:
    - $42.86
  • Your Price:
    $9999

Order Now! Expected to ship 04-23-2014

Gold Coverage: (What’s This?)

+ Add to Wish List Notify Me When This is in Stock
See All MXR Overdrive, Distortion, Fuzz & Boost Effects Pedals
MXR

A classic overdrive circuit with modern modifications for improved performance and versatility.

The MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal is a classic overdrive circuit with modern modifications for improved performance and versatility.

For added flexibility, there's a 100HZ cut and boost control that allows for a more focused EQ when cut, or a beefier tone when boosted. The Bump switch engages an alternate EQ voicing that boosts the lows and mids. Put it in front of the '78 Custom Badass Distortion for a slew of amp-like gain structures that won't mask your tone.

Features

  • Classic overdrive circuit modded for improved performance and versatility
  • 100HZ cut and boost control allows tonal fine-tuning
  • BUMP switch engages alternate voicing for a low and mid-range boost

Experience overdrive nirvana courtesy of the MXR Custom Badass team. Order today.

 
Customer Reviews
Loading....

Review Snapshot®

by PowerReviews
MXRM77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal
 
4.3

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent sound quality (8)
  • Compact (7)
  • Versatile (6)
  • Responsive (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performances (9)
    • Home studio (5)
    • Outdoor events / games (5)
    • Professional recording (5)
    • Amateur recording (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Professional musician (6), Experienced (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Finally, the sound in my head.

    I use this through a Bugera V22 tube amp, which is a great amp but the overdrive/gain channel is pretty bad. I'm a fan of early Aerosmith, AC/DC, Thin Lizzy....Read complete review

    I use this through a Bugera V22 tube amp, which is a great amp but the overdrive/gain channel is pretty bad. I'm a fan of early Aerosmith, AC/DC, Thin Lizzy. Classic rock tones. In my band we play blues/rock/funk/r&b/soul tunes with a rock edge.

    I tried this pedal on a whim, and instantly fell in love. It's got the classic rock overdrive thing, but the secret weapon with this is the frequency knob, where you can cut or add...i don't know what. It just works. It adds a nice, thick body to the notes, almost like it mixes in some fuzz tone and complex harmonics to the overdrive, but it's still focused and tight.

    I use an Epi Sheraton with Gibson 57 Classic pickups, and even with the gain almost all the way up, when I roll back my volume knob, it cleans up very nicely.

    Nice, thick, overdrive. Not heavy metal, but def hard rock. I play roots/alt country, too, and putting the gain knob at around 9 o'clock it does that, too.

    That blue LED is wicked, I agree.

    I've had no quality issues with mine, and I've gigged with it, play it all the time.

    My one single complaint, if it's a complaint, is that I have to keep the level knob at 9 o'clock to be at equilibrium with the bypass mode (using the amp's clean channel). But that's really not a big deal. Just odd...usually you want that equilibrium up around noon on the dial.

    I'm going to get a second one and use as my solo boost.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal: Great Tone Poor Quality

    I recently purchased an MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive and really liked the tone but was extremely disappointed in the quality of the pedal. In regard to the tone it was close to...Read complete review

    I recently purchased an MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive and really liked the tone but was extremely disappointed in the quality of the pedal. In regard to the tone it was close to the sounds I get from my MXR distortion II. The tone functions like the filter on the MXR II and the 100hz cut resembles the resonance. I am not sure if that was the intent but the color of the label on the box and the instruction manual are very close to the color of the MXR Distortion II. Overall when the pedal worked I was very satisfied with the tone and transparency. The problem I had was the that the LED for the footswitch and the bump no longer worked after 10 minutes or so of play. This still occured with a change in the battery and using DC connection. The tone of the pedal also changed once the LED was no longer working. In fact it sounded like a pedal with a low battery. Since I liked the pedal I exchanged the pedal for another MXR M77 and had the same problem with the second. Unfortunately a nice pedal with great tone but not the quality I would have expected from MXR.
    It would be a better value if it worked

    Reviewed by 13 customers

    Sort by

    Displaying reviews 1-10

    Back to top

    Previous | Next »

     
    5.0

    Only Overdrive Worth Purchasing

    By Brandon Howell

    from Paden City WV

    About Me Professional Musician

    Ask me a question

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

      When I Plugged this pedal In I quit using my Tube Screamer which I had been using since I was 15! I was completly blown away with this pedal. What more could you ask for 100Hz cut or boost and an alternate EQ button.... This in my opinion sounded better than my tube screamer. But this has more tonal flexability to my ears. I use this as I used to tube screamer for leads and it really kicks the amp in the rear and you can feel the power behind you. I LOVE this pedal because only the gain increases it doesnt color your tone and its true bypass. Dont pass this baby up best one on the market. MXR is the best of the best! Accept no Substitutes!

      Comment on this review

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      This pedal is a

      By Joe

      from Tulsa, OK

      About Me Professional Musician

      Ask me a question

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Events
        • Performances

        Comments about MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

        To keep this as quick as possible... It's a very transparent pedal. I prefer to not use pedals that color natural amp tone too much. I've learned to use the dirt channel, post almost maxed out pre set to my desired volume level which is usually enough for a very slight natural break up. This way it drives my power tubes harder making a warmer wet signal. Tons of EQ possibilities and can definitely gets in the TS territory as well as keeping the gain down using it as a boost for accent other dirt pedals or just push the amp for a lead tone. I've had two of these now selling my first one and with regret recently bought another. Take the time to tweak both the pedal AND your amp to figure out what works for you. If you're thinking about a TS but want more versatility give this a try. You'll dig it!

        I use a FNDR strat HSS into a PV Delta Blues 115 (5751s in the preamp section and a 12ax7 as the P.I. )

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Progressive blues/ hard rock/

        By JUD-X3Nxy

        from The south

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Creamy

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

            I've never been a big fan of using pedals as your main source of gain/ distortion. But this pedal has changed my outlook. I use it through my All tube Marshall on the clean channel for bluesy stuff and on the crunch channel for everything else. It has a ton of EQ options. Very well built and easy to set. I also have used it to boost my leads when I'm using amp gain. Works great with a good comp pedal. It can get a little noisey when running it through a solid state amp and the Main LED isn't very bright but the bump switch LeD is super bright.

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            An absolute embarrassment..

            By Wizzard

            from OK,City Oklahoma

            About Me Professional Musician

            Ask me a question

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact Design

            Cons

            • Breaks Easily
            • Not Responsive

            Best Uses

            • Performances

            Comments about MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

            Don't know about the sound quality because it never worked properly...It has a button for expanding the overdrive that was defective right out of the box...You'll be sorry if you purchase this one...Try another MXR pedal instead.

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Sweeeeeet!

            By Rayntree

            from Leesburg, VA

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Excellent Sound Quality
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Performances

              Comments about MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

              This is just what I was looking for!! Was interested in a blues driver type stomp, but played this and really preferred the tone and flexibility. Very quiet, and the 100hz adjustment does just what it's supposed to. Great for adding clarity and emphasis to solos.

              Comment on this review

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Finally, the sound in my head.

              By napalmbalm

              from Olathe, KS

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Compact Design
              • Excellent Sound Quality
              • Responsive
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Performances
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

                I use this through a Bugera V22 tube amp, which is a great amp but the overdrive/gain channel is pretty bad. I'm a fan of early Aerosmith, AC/DC, Thin Lizzy. Classic rock tones. In my band we play blues/rock/funk/r&b/soul tunes with a rock edge.

                I tried this pedal on a whim, and instantly fell in love. It's got the classic rock overdrive thing, but the secret weapon with this is the frequency knob, where you can cut or add...i don't know what. It just works. It adds a nice, thick body to the notes, almost like it mixes in some fuzz tone and complex harmonics to the overdrive, but it's still focused and tight.

                I use an Epi Sheraton with Gibson 57 Classic pickups, and even with the gain almost all the way up, when I roll back my volume knob, it cleans up very nicely.

                Nice, thick, overdrive. Not heavy metal, but def hard rock. I play roots/alt country, too, and putting the gain knob at around 9 o'clock it does that, too.

                That blue LED is wicked, I agree.

                I've had no quality issues with mine, and I've gigged with it, play it all the time.

                My one single complaint, if it's a complaint, is that I have to keep the level knob at 9 o'clock to be at equilibrium with the bypass mode (using the amp's clean channel). But that's really not a big deal. Just odd...usually you want that equilibrium up around noon on the dial.

                I'm going to get a second one and use as my solo boost.

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Thick Warm Overdrive Tone

                By Gitter34

                from Eugene, OR

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Compact Design
                • Excellent Sound Quality
                • Responsive
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

                  Looking for a great Overdrive Pedal?
                  Look no further...Seriously! Diverse Overdrive Pedal with tons of tweaking room.
                  MXR really hit it home with this Gold Plated Beauty!

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  5.0

                  GREAT PEDAL

                  By Chris Cavazos

                  from Calexico, CA

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact Design
                  • Excellent Sound Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Performances

                    Comments about MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

                    I totally recomend this pedal, it is great!!

                    Comment on this review

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    great sounding OD Pedal

                    By Sal

                    from Southwest Florida

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact Design
                    • Excellent Sound Quality
                    • Responsive
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Studio
                      • Performances
                      • Professional Recording

                      Comments about MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

                      I was intrigued by the 100 hz knob so I purchased this pedal hoping it would thicken up my tone as needed. it did not disappoint.
                      The 100 hz knob works as advertised and thickens or thins your sound to make this a versatile addition. Sound quality is all there and its compact with a classy looking enclosure also. Very nice.

                      Comment on this review

                      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      OUTSTANDING DRIVE

                      By Violin Guy

                      from California

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Ask me a question

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about MXR M77 Custom Modified Badass Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

                            I have had and or tried quite a few drives. Hands down this is the keeper. I don't care what drive sound is in your head, its here.

                            Comment on this review

                            Displaying reviews 1-10

                            Back to top

                            Previous | Next »

                            You are changing the Ship-To country.

                            Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.