MXR M115 Distortion III

Distortion Pedal

  • Authentic tube distortion
  • Controls for output tone and distortion
  • Selected components
  • True hardwire bypass
  • Sturdy metal housing
  • Operation with power supply or battery (not included)
  • Suitable power supply: Art.409939 additionally available
Note: Register your purchase at www.w-distribution.de/Warranty for an extended warranty of 4 years.
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  • Blues
  • Lead
  • Rock

Further Information

Overdrive No
Distortion Yes
Fuzz No
Metal No
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MXR M115 Distortion III-Classic Rock players will Love this pedal
Declan C., 22.07.2013
This little gem delivers everything from crunchy overdrive to smooth distortion.
easy to use and the accompanying guide is actually an excellent starting point to sounds with this pedal. Easy to use and fast to acquire sounds even if just twiddling the knobs randomly.

Overall a classic rock lovers pedal
The only downside I would give is that when its on,a distinctive drop in the low mids can be heard,but thats down to style and preference
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Ganz anders
Patrick W. 456, 31.01.2013
Das Distortion III von MXR ist für alle, die einen extrem sahnigen und cremigen Leadsound suchen. Die Bedienung ist kinderleicht, ohne viel Schnick Schnack und Einstellmöglichkeiten. Es gibt einen Tone-Regler, der vorallem etwas mehr Höhen und Mitten obendraufpackt, je mehr man ihn aufdreht. Desweiteren gibt es den Drive-Regler um den Anteil des Distortions zu kontrollieren, und den Regler für den Output. Die Verarbeitung ist wie bei jedem MXR-Pedal absolut klasse.

Der Sound ist sehr speziell, und verdient meiner Meinung nach jetzt schon Kultstatus, was natürlich auch die Absicht des Herstellers ist. Wie gesagt, klanglich ist das Distortion III sehr sahnig und amerikanisch. Wer den britischen Sound mag, wird hier nicht wirklich glücklich werden. Ich spiele das Pedal vor nem selbst gebauten Clean-Amp und hab schon seit Ewigkeiten nach einem Sound dieser Art gesucht. Mit dem Distoirtion III hab ich ihn endlich gefunden :-)

Das Distortion dieses Pedals ist nicht gerade für Metal Liebhaber, sondern eher für Solisten, die einen extrem warmen, weichen, sahnigen und sehr obertonreichen Sound bevorzugen. Das Pedal hat von Haus aus nicht so wahnsinnig viel Gain ( müsste man mal vor nem angezerrten Amp testen), aber zum Beispiel mit dem Micro Amp von MXR davor im Signalweg kann man nochmal ne ganze Portion mit draufpacken. Dadurch wird der Sound nochmal um einiges fetter und mit enorm viel mehr Gain beschmückt. Somit klingen dann auch Legato-Läufe ala Satriani wahnsinnig geil und vorallem immer sehr transparent. Desweiteren ragiert das Padal sehr gut auf das Volume-Poti der Gitarre und man bekommt nur durch zrückdrehen des Potis einen nahezu cleanen Ton hin.

Ansonsten spiele ich Himmelstrutz Pedale. Und selbst in Verbindung mit diesen funktioniert das Distortion III einwandfrei. Somit habe ich viele verschiedene Klangvarianten zur Verfügung.

Dieses Pedal ist was das Preis-Leistungs Verhältnis betrifft meiner Meinung nach absolut unschlagbar. Aber man muss auf den amerikanischen Sound stehen, in der Kategorie ist mir noch kein besseres Zerrpedal untergekommen.

Unbedingt antesten!
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justo lo que necesito
28.11.2015
Ésta es una distorsión no muy potente, ideal para dar un poco de color al sonido sin llegar a saturarlo hasta niveles de metal/hard rock.

Tiene los potes estándar: volumen, tono y distorsión, que te permiten buscar tu sonido. El rango del pote de distorsión seria, mas o menos, sonido de válvulas calientes en posiciones bajas, y subiéndolo al máximo podrías conseguir una distorsión tipo extremoduro/platero.

Yo personalmente la uso junto a un fulldrive, en un ampli de valvulas pequeño y me sirve perfectamente para el tipo de música que estoy tocando (ska-punk-rock) aunque quizás se quede un poco corta si buscas un sonido un poco más duro.

Lo más importante: apagada no mete nada de ruido, y encendida con el pote de distorsión entre "1 y 8" casi que tampoco. Sí que se hace algo ruidosa a niveles altos de distorsión, pero pedal de distorsión y ruido van a menudo de la mano.
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Simple, Solide, EFFICACE
Alexandre137, 24.03.2013
Salut,

De toute façon, dans le son, c'est affaire de gout.
Pour le prix, c'est bien, simple, solide et efficace. De toute façon, une péale ne remplacera jamais le gain d'un bon ampli. Ceci étant dit :
Mon usage personnel : principalement pour un bonne disto (distortion à fond) "velour" (tone à 10h) à faible volume pour petites interventions d'arrangements dans des titres pop et variété. Surtout quand je joue sur un ampli ou le canal lead est réglé pour envoyer le pâté et que du coup une disto "pas fort" n'est pas facile à obtenir.
Autre usage : si ampli 1 canal, alors, avec un tone plus vers 13h-14h, pour envoyer la sauce hard rock qui tache.
Le son est très proche de la "classic distortion" (pourtant pas tout à fait identique à mes oreilles, le temps que le circuit se rode???).
Le tone permet de changer la texture mais pas le grain qui est une question de goût. J'aime et en reprends.
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