The MT2/pro mod takes the fakeness away, that cocked-wah
super-saturated, big hair, harsh and noisy distortion. It leaves plenty of distortion
available, but you can hear the guitar's actual sound after the mod. On the
stock pedal, if you sweep the mid range frequency knob it sounds
like you are sweeping white noise. After the mod, it sounds like
you are sweeping a parametric EQ or wah pedal. The mod is very expensive to
do and includes two of our rare KOT clipping diodes, and a chip change
on pedals made before 2008. As on the DS1, Boss copied some parts of our mods, and are
using the JRC chip we specified on their newer pedals.
The mod also includes most of our silver mod parts from the tube screamer, many
In addition to improving the note, the mod also reduces noise by 5dB with all knobs at 12:00.
I don't usually offer sample settings but this one is a little
tough so here is how I like to set it for a starting point:
Level 10:00, Low 3:00, high 1:30, mid freq 10:00, middle 1:30, Dist
Mod your pedal
See analogman.com for the mod form to send in your Boss pedal to mod, if you don't want to buy a new one.