Wah Wah pedal switching

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Post by Yazoo55 »

The thing I really don't like with Wah Wah pedals is the on/off switch under the treadle, the way you can't avoid contact with it when you are working the treadle. I remember seeing a Wah Wah pedal with a slightly different design where the switch is under the treadle but there is a hole immediately above it in the treadle so you can work it without touching the top of the switch but still press the switch when you want to.

Can anyone remember what make the Wah Wah pedal is please?

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Post by theehman »

I have a similar switching on my Royal fuzz-wah. I think the Ibanez Screaming Demon has a different kind of switching, too.
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Post by CHEEZOR »

Some of the Colorsound wahs have a switch with a hole in the treadle. Morlley has made some wahs with either auto-switching or a switch not under the treadle too.

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Post by Yazoo55 »

Thanks to you both. I was considering removing the footswitch and using a loop box to switch it in and out.

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