Mooer R7 X2 Reverb review

The mini-pedal trailblazers double up for this feature-packed compact 'verb

Mooer R7 X2 Reverb
(Image: © Future)

Guitar World Verdict

It has its quirks, but the R7 X2 is packed with superb reverbs suitable for everything from everyday ambience to washy ambient soundscaping.


  • +

    Impressive algorithms.

  • +

    Plenty of versatility.

  • +

    14 presets to play with.

  • +

    Solid build.


  • -

    Preset LEDs are on the small side.

  • -

    Scrolling through presets one by one isn't ideal.

  • -

    Infinite footswitch doesn't allow for Freeze-style pad soloing.

You can trust Guitar World Our expert reviewers spend hours testing and comparing guitar products so you can choose the best for you. Find out more about how we test.

Last year, Mooer’s mini-pedal expertise culminated in a pair of powerful reverbs with seven algorithms apiece, the R7 Reverb and A7 Ambience. These stompboxes divided reverb users into two camps – traditional or ambient – but now the company has united both in the super-charged, 14 sound-strong R7 X2.

The X2 feels more premium than its mini-pedal forebears, with knurled metal knobs and soft-touch footswitches – it adds a second footswitch for infinite/hold operation, plus individual high and low-cut EQ knobs. 

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month**

Join now for unlimited access

US pricing $3.99 per month or $39.00 per year

UK pricing £2.99 per month or £29.00 per year 

Europe pricing €3.49 per month or €34.00 per year

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Prices from £2.99/$3.99/€3.49

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.