Overview

Featuring an octave up switch, controls for output, tone, and distortion and rounded out with an eye-catching purple sparkle finish, the MXR La Machine is designed to run the gamut of vintage fuzz tones. Designed with circuitry emulating the designs of vintage pedals but built with modern appointments and standards, this effect works well in garage rock, psychedelia, or stoner metal.

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • CSP203 La Machine
Finish
  • Purple
Year
  • 2010s
Made In
  • United States
Categories

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Reviews for the MXR La Machine Fuzz
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  • Great Sound, Lacking Some Versatility.

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    I bought this as a more versatile replacement for a Dunlop Octavio. I wanted a stronger octave effect and a tone control. This is a great sounding octave up Fuzz but I wish the distortion range was more gradual and the octave had a level control. I’m a repair tech and I haven’t messed with modding…

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  • Inspired by the Foxx Tone Machine

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    The pedal's name is clearly a reference to the Foxx Tone Machine, an iconic fuzz from the 1970s, and while it does not sound identical, it comes pretty close. La Machine sounds dense and warm, with a very vintage-y vibe. It also has the same controls as the Tone Machine, meaning that there are level…

  • MXR La Machine Octave Fuzz is Alright-y

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    The fuzz on this thing is great. The octave seems to work best at lower guitar volumes, and so getting unity on that has been tricky for me. Particularly, it MIGHT have a tracking issue when you pick a low and then a high note in very quick succession. The second, higher note seems to be less art…

  • MXR La Machine Octave Fuzz

    Verified Purchase

    Bought this pedal intending to use the octave function to color my distortion pedal. I was only a little concerned that this pedal did not have a foot switch to turn the octave function on and off. I debated whether I should get the MXR Sub Machine instead. I decided to order the La Machine thinking…