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  1. Vintage
    Vintage 1970s Shin-Ei Wah-Hurricane-Surf-Siren Effect Pedal
    Your Price $299.99
    Excellent Condition
    Joliet, IL
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    MXR 1980s M101 Phase 90 Effect Pedal
    Your Price $139.99 Was:  $199.99
    Excellent Condition
    Totowa, NJ
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    Vintage 1970s JAX FW-3 Effect Pedal
    Your Price $199.99 Was:  $299.99
    Excellent Condition
    Southfield, MI
  4. Vintage
    Vintage 1970s Thomas Organ Crybaby Effect Pedal
    Your Price $89.99
    Great Condition
    Avondale, AZ
  5. Vintage
    Boss 1980s CE3 Chorus Effect Pedal
    Your Price $199.99
    Great Condition
    Somerville Circle, NJ
  6. Vintage
    Electra 1970s 504ch Chorus Effect Pedal
    Your Price $99.99
    Great Condition
    Saginaw, MI
  7. Vintage
    Boss 1980s DD3 Digital Delay Effect Pedal
    Your Price $169.99
    Great Condition
    Saginaw, MI
  8. Vintage
    DOD 1980s Analog Overdrive Preamp 250 Effect Pedal
    Your Price $129.99
    Great Condition
    Albuquerque, NM
  9. Vintage
    Boss 1988 DS2 Turbo Distortion Effect Pedal
    Your Price $99.99
    Great Condition
    Hollywood, CA
  10. Vintage
    Boss 1979 Ce-2 Effect Pedal
    Your Price $249.99
    Great Condition
    Sacramento, CA
  11. Vintage
    Boss 1985 PSM5 POWER SUPPLY Pedal
    Your Price $59.99
    Great Condition
    Plymouth Meeting, PA
  12. Vintage
    MXR 1977 PHASE 90 SCRIPT LOGO Effect Pedal
    Your Price $399.99
    Great Condition
    Ocean, NJ
  13. Vintage
    MXR 1980s M107 Phase 100 Effect Pedal
    Your Price $179.99
    Great Condition
    Florence, KY
  14. Vintage
    Vox 1960s King Wah Effect Pedal
    Your Price $199.99
    Great Condition
    Commack, NY
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    Thomas Organ Company 1970s Cry-baby Wah Effect Pedal
    Your Price $129.99 Was:  $149.99
    Great Condition
    Naperville, IL
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    Maestro 1970s FZ-1S Fuzz Tone Effect Pedal
    Your Price $349.99
    Great Condition
    Grand Rapids, MI
  17. Vintage
    Pro Co 1987 Rat Distortion Effect Pedal
    Your Price $189.99
    Great Condition
    South Bend, IN
  18. Vintage
    Morley 1970s PWOV Power Wah Volume Effect Pedal
    Your Price $199.99
    Great Condition
    Times Square, NY
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    Vintage 1975 Systech Envelope Follower Effect Pedal
    Your Price $199.99 Was:  $249.99
    Great Condition
    Florence, KY
  20. Vintage
    Mu-Tron 1978 Octave Divider Effect Pedal
    Your Price $549.99
    Great Condition
    Youngstown, OH
  21. Vintage
    Ibanez 1980s COMPRESSOR Effect Pedal
    Your Price $149.99
    Great Condition
    Commack, NY
  22. Vintage
    Mu-Tron 1970s Octave Divider Effect Pedal
    Your Price $699.99
    Great Condition
    Mayfield, OH
  23. Vintage
    DOD 1980s OD250 Effect Pedal
    Your Price $129.99
    Great Condition
    Totowa, NJ
  24. Vintage
    Electro-Harmonix 1970s Octave Multiplexer Effect Pedal
    Your Price $199.99
    Great Condition
    Orange, CT
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    MXR 1980 M101 Phase 90 Effect Pedal
    Your Price $139.99 Was:  $149.99
    Great Condition
    Hallandale, FL
  26. Vintage
    MXR 1980s M104 Distortion Plus Effect Pedal
    Your Price $99.99
    Good Condition
    Algonquin, IL
  27. Vintage
    DOD 1980s Analog Overdrive Preamp 250 Effect Pedal
    Your Price $99.99
    Good Condition
    North Houston, TX
  28. Vintage
    Electro-Harmonix 1980s Small Stone Phase Shifter Effect Pedal
    Your Price $99.99
    Good Condition
    North Attleboro, MA
  29. Vintage
    Vintage 1970s Mutron C-200 Effect Pedal
    Your Price $399.99
    Good Condition
    Towson, MD
  30. Vintage
    MXR 1980s CSP105 Custom Shop Vintage Phase 45 Effect Pedal
    Your Price $99.99
    Good Condition
    Towson, MD
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About Effects Pedals:

Effects pedals, or stompboxes, are effects units designed to sit on the floor or a pedal board and be turned on and off with the user's feet. Typically, effects pedals house a single effect. The simplest stompbox pedals have a single footswitch, one to three potentiometers (knobs) for controlling the effect, gain or tone, and a single LED display to indicate whether the effect is on or not. More complex stompbox pedals have multiple footswitches, numerous knobs, additional switches and an alphanumeric display screen that indicates the status of which effect is activated. An effects chain, or signal chain, may be formed by connecting two or more effects pedals together.

A guitarist’s or bassist’s effects chain can largely determine the uniqueness of that player’s tone. Perhaps the most common effects pedal is a distortion or overdrive pedal, which either provides a distorting effect or overdrives the guitar’s signal into the amplifier—a tone that is highly popular in many genres of music. Other popular effects pedals include a wah-wah pedal (designed for sweeping a guitar’s tone control), fuzz, delay, flanger, phaser, reverb, chorus, compression, looping and boost. Many guitarists also use an EQ pedal to further shape and customize their sound. With all the brands and effects available at Guitar Center, your effects pedal options are virtually endless.

To preserve the clarity of the tone, it is most common to put compression, wah and overdrive pedals at the start of the chain, modulation (chorus, flanger, phase shifter) in the middle, and time-based units (delay, echo, reverb) at the end. When using many effects, unwanted noise and hum can be introduced into the guitar’s sound. Some performers use a noise gate or noise suppression pedal at the beginning or end of a chain to reduce unwanted noise and hum.

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