In pictures: MXR M69 Prime Distortion unboxed

25th Jun 2013 | 11:34

In pictures: MXR M69 Prime Distortion unboxed
In pictures: MXR M69 Prime Distortion unboxed
Even the M69's box is the colour of dirt: heavy

In May 2013, MXR induced a dangerous level of excitement all over the interwebs thanks to the unveiling of the new M69 Prime Distortion – a bona fide MXR dirt pedal with a dangerously tempting RRP of £59.

We’ve got one and, yes, we’ve taken it out of the box. Here’s what to expect when you get your hands on one of these bad boys.

For the full review of the MXR M69 Prime Distortion, check out Total Guitar issue 243, on sale 8 July.

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In pictures: MXR M69 Prime Distortion unboxed
In pictures: MXR M69 Prime Distortion unboxed
Not only do you get the Prime Distortion, but there's a plastic bag and a wealth of Dunlop literature thrown in for free
In pictures: MXR M69 Prime Distortion unboxed
In pictures: MXR M69 Prime Distortion unboxed
Here's the M69 free from the confines of its box-based overlord. MXR reckons it "conjures up vintage hard clipping that's raw, powerful and highly responsive to your attack"
In pictures: MXR M69 Prime Distortion unboxed
In pictures: MXR M69 Prime Distortion unboxed
The pedal has three controls (output, tone and distortion), and each one has a level indicator that glows in the dark
In pictures: MXR M69 Prime Distortion unboxed
In pictures: MXR M69 Prime Distortion unboxed
Throw in true bypass, metal jacks and a metal enclosure and the Prime Distortion becomes a pretty impressive package, even with that love-it-or-hate-it tribal motif around the footswitch
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