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Thoughts on the best Auto-Wah type pedals

Discussion in 'Pedal/Effects Owners Clubs' started by Telenator, Jan 22, 2021.

  1. Telenator

    Telenator Doctor of Teleocity Vendor Member

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    I'm just not good with a wah wah pedal and I've heard some really sweet tones from some auto-wahs.

    What do you guys like?
     
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  2. northernguitar

    northernguitar Tele-Holic

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    I have a Joyo Wow Wah that suits me fine as a ‘set it and forget it’ pedal. It’s not as much fun as a Mini-Q-Tron I used to own.
     
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    corliss1 Friend of Leo's Platinum Supporter

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    Mad Professor Snow White auto wah is my go-to when I want it :D
     
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    E5RSY Doctor of Teleocity

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    I have one of the recently discontinued DOD 440's which is great-sounding and idiot-proof.

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    I also have an old Ibanez AFL I got in a pawn shop decades ago.

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    E5RSY Doctor of Teleocity

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    Note well, that it is a completely different technique than a wah pedal. With a traditional wah pedal your foot plays the pedal. With an auto/envelope filter it's how hard you hit the strings that plays the pedal.
     
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    saleake Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    I really like the Boss AW-3.
     
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    I never had a good one, but the videos for the above mentioned Snow White sound good. I have always liked regular old Cry Baby wahs, but alwayend up removing them because they take up a lot of pedalboard real estate.
     
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    Sound clips are amazing on this pedal. A bit pricey, but it really sounds terrific!
     
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    corliss1 Friend of Leo's Platinum Supporter

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    I've found that I've had to play around and get used to the touchiness. I also got mine used.
     
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    I really liked the Lovepedal Rubber Chicken (4 knob).
     
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    Good idea man, I too noticed how great they sound even as a modulation option in addition to a standard wah pedal..

    I'm amazing with my wah pedal, but to a point of overuse. :eek:
     
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    Boss is good with that kind of pedal I believe... an option.
     
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    Telenator Doctor of Teleocity Vendor Member

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    The Keeley Neutrino V2 sounds excellent too!

     
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    I have an 80's Ibanez AF-9 Auto-Filter, it's amazing, recorded with it a bunch, I think Maxon made a reissue of it a while back that's probably just as good
     
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    I got a Xvive Singing Auto-Wah a couple of weeks ago and had a little fun with it on one of the mid-week backing tracks. It's pretty good for a cheap experience. I guess if you want something more, then the EHX Q-Tron is the path to take.

     
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    My partner bought me an Xvive Singing Autowah for Christmas and it’s really fantastic. Every knob is useable. For forty bucks it really just shocks me.
     
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