MXR M-135 Smart Gate Pedal

Control your tone with this 3 mode gate pedal. The M-135 lets you go from crisp cleans to blaring distortion without any unwanted noise.
If you're addicted to the indispensable juice of a high gain amp or a string of stomp boxes, you need this pedal. Because along with your hot-wired tones, you're probably getting a generous helping of noise. Equipped with 3 selectable types of noise reduction, Hiss, Mid, and Full, the Smart Gate bites down on sizzle and hum but lets the smallest detail of your playing through. With its uncanny ability to sense precisely when - and how fast - to engage, this little genius will never get in your way, so you can wring every last bit of sustain out of that chord without being cut off.

Originally designed by Scholz Research and Development, the Smart Gate has been completely updated with a hardwire bypass, precise threshold trigger, and cleaner circuitry. Open or closed, it adds virtually nothing to your signal. They've also squeezed this baby down from half space rack size to a slender stomp box, leaving plenty of room underfoot for your freshly tamed effects.

Get an overview of the MXR M135 Smart Gate Pedal in this video demo:
Footswitch: Toggles Effect On/Bypass (red LED indicates on)

Trigger Level Knob: Allows adjusting the threshold level of gate

3-Position Switch: Selects type of noise reduction: Hiss, Mid Range, or Full

Gate LED: Shows level of noise reduction

Power: Single 9-volt battery or optional Dunlop ECB03 AC adapter

Dimensions: 4-1/4 x 2-1/4 x 1-1/4 in.

Color: Black
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 5 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): DUN M135
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 707-745-2722
(51 ratings)
Submitted March 17, 2005 by a customer from
"great pedal"
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i just got this pedal yesterday and honestly i was thinking of returning it because ive heard most noise gates are a piece. but this pedal gets out all the annoying feedback and that humming noise when you have your distortion on. it is great if you play metal and use alot of distortion. it doesnt effect your sustain or attack at all unlike the noise suppressor boss made. if you want to get rid of feedback without it effecting your tone i suggest you get this pedal its well worth the money.
Musical Background:
3 years
Musical Style:
80's metal
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