MXR – M181 Blow Torch

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Model: M181 Blow Torch
Effects Type: Distortion

Unleash a torrent of overdriven bass tones with the MXR M181 Blow Torch Bass distortion pedal. Engineered specifically for bassists, this pedal delivers a wide range of gritty, aggressive distortion tones while preserving the low-end punch and clarity of your bass signal. With its versatile control set and rugged construction, the MXR M181 Blow Torch is the perfect tool for adding depth and intensity to your bass lines.

Construction: Built with rugged metal housing for durability and reliability on stage and in the studio.


Gain: Controls the amount of distortion added to the signal.
Blend: Adjusts the balance between the dry (unaffected) and wet (distorted) signals.
Volume: Sets the output level of the pedal.
Bass: Adjusts the low-frequency response of the distorted signal.
Treble: Controls the high-frequency content of the distorted signal.
Midrange: Allows for precise sculpting of midrange frequencies for added definition.
Footswitch: Engages/disengages the pedal.
True Bypass: Maintains the integrity of your dry signal when the pedal is bypassed.

Inputs & Outputs:

Inputs: Input Type: 1/4″ jack (Side mounted)

Connector Style: Standard center-negative 5.5 x 2.1mm barrel connector
Outputs: 1/4″ jack (Side mounted)


9-volt battery
9-volt AC adapter (sold separately).

Status: Discontinued
Country of Origin: USA
Sale Price:
Lifecycle: <strong>Released:</strong> 2010 <strong>Discontinued:</strong> 2016
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Record Updated: May 6, 2024 12:00 am
Record Created: May 6, 2024 12:00 am


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MXR – M181 Blow Torch