Common questions

What does the MOD button do on the MXR Carbon Copy?

What does the MOD button do on the MXR Carbon Copy?

Well the Carbon Copy has a secret weapon. In the top left corner you’ll find a little glow in the dark switch labelled ‘MOD’. This switch adds a small amount of modulation (a slight up and down pitch shift) to the delayed signal.

Is MXR Carbon Copy good?

The MXR Carbon Copy has an excellent reputation and is used by a lot of professional guitarists. The main reason is the sound quality. While you shouldn’t jump at a pedal just because it boasts that it’s analog, this pedal sounds great. The analog circuitry alters the tone in a way that really suits the delay effect.

Is MXR Carbon Copy really analog?

A True Analog Delay Pedal from MXR! The MXR Carbon Copy analog delay features an entirely analog audio path, delivering rich, warm delay using old-school bucket brigade technology.

Who uses MXR Carbon Copy?

It’s easier to get an idea of the sound if you know what guitarists use the MXR Carbon Copy. One famous example is Dave Matthews, of the band with the same name. ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons is another MXR Carbon Copy user. Gojira, the French progressive death metal band, also has it on the pedalboard.

Does MXR Carbon Copy have tap tempo?

The Carbon Copy Deluxe Analog Delay adds a bevy of new features to fine-tune the warm, organic sound that has made the original the bestselling analog delay in the world. With extended delay time-now up to 1.2s-and tap tempo functionality, you now have more control over your Carbon Copy repeats than ever.

What’s the difference between analog and digital delay?

Analog delay pedals usually rely on a bucket-brigade device (BBD) chip that sends the analog signal through a series of capacitors, one step per clock cycle. Digital delay pedals use digital signal processing (DSP) chips to create their echo effects.

Can carbon copy run at 18v?

Pros, cons, fried it? Edit: heard back from Dunlop/MXR and they confirmed it’s safe to run at 18 volts.

Are analog delays better than digital?

Due to the limitation of BBD chips, analog delay pedals tend to offer shorter maximum delay times than digital delays. Digital delay pedals use digital signal processing (DSP) chips to create their echo effects. They offer more flexibility than analog delay pedals, some even offering MIDI control.

How much delay does the MXR Carbon Copy have?

Go from crisp “bathroom” slap echoes to epic, Gilmouresque delays with the MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay. Featuring 600ms of delay time with optional modulation, and a three-knob layout that controls Delay, Mix, and Regen.

Who is the owner of the MXR pedal?

The pedal is made by MXR, which is currently owned by Jim Dunlop. Dunlop Senior Engineer, Bob Cedro, is credited with engineered the pedal. Also Jeorge Tripps, who worked at Line 6 on the DL4 team and created of Way Huge Electronics, is responsible for the product design.

What kind of battery does a carbon copy pedal use?

MXR® CARBON COPY® ANALOG DELAY. The Carbon Copy Analog Delay delivers rich, warm bucket-bridgade delay with up to 600ms of delay time and modulation. This pedal can be powered by a 9-volt battery, a Dunlop ECB003 9-volt adapter, or the DC Brick™, Iso-Brick™, and Mini Iso-Brick™ power supplies (not included).

What kind of synth is the MXR blue box?

MXR blue box, which is a mixture of an analogue double sub octave blended with a fuzz. The blend knob sweeps between the 2. It is gnarly and hard to control, but with the Boss OS-2 (which belongs to my brother) in front it, it sustains like a synth.

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Ruth Doyle