Building MXR Distortion Plus Clone

Let’s build a simple distortion pedal – this is a clone (or my take anyway) of an iconic MXR Distortion + pedal. The version I built is slightly modded to use a toggle switch to have a couple of different clipping options.

Here’s how the final result looks like:

MyXR Distortion ++ in action

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Pedal in action: