Electro-Harmonix Wailer Wah review

Wah-t are you waiting for?

  • £56
  • €68
  • $62.75

MusicRadar Verdict

An affordable pedal that delivers big tone. We love it!

Pros

  • +

    Beautiful, round tone. Seriously affordable.

Cons

  • -

    Not the smoothest feel.

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Electro-Harmonix has taken the innards of its interesting - yet slightly flawed in practicality - Crying Tone wah and put them inside a traditional pedal for a budget price.

The build is indicative of the price tag here: it's lightweight (by design) - which means you'll want to velcro it down, but also has quite a 'ratchet-y' feeling in use.

You'll get over that once you hear it though - it gives a rounder tone, that to our ears is smooth and round, with more synth-like qualities than more traditional pedals. Definitely a wah for those on a budget, or for home/lighter live use.

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