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    BOSS RV-6 Digital Delay/Reverb Guitar Effects Pedal
    Your Price $158.39
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    BOSS RC-500 Loop Station Effects Pedal
    Your Price $348.60
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    FoxGear Multitune Polyphonic Tuner Pedal
    Your Price $90.09
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    MXR Ten Band EQ Pedal
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    BOSS CE-2W Chorus Waza Craft Guitar Effects Pedal
    Your Price $202.39
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    MXR EVH 5150 Overdrive Guitar Pedal
    Your Price $175.99
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    Markbass Mark Vintage Pre Tube Bass Preamp Pedal
    Your Price $333.56
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    BOSS BD-2W Blues Driver Waza Craft Guitar Effects Pedal
    Your Price $162.79
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    Electro-Harmonix Freeze Sound Retainer Compression Guitar Effects Pedal
    Your Price $132.53
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    HeadRush Looperboard Looper Effects Processor Pedal
    Your Price $751.56
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    BOSS MT-2 Metal Zone Effects Pedal
    Your Price $105.59
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    Roland EV-5 Expression Pedal
    Your Price $74.79
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    BOSS GT-1B Bass Multi-Effects Processor
    Your Price $219.99
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    BOSS DD-200 Digital Delay Effects Pedal
    Your Price $251.12
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    Dunlop CBM535AR Crybaby Q Mini 535Q Auto-Return WAH Pedal
    Your Price $140.79
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    Electro-Harmonix Attack Decay Effects Pedal
    Your Price $137.28
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    BOSS CEB-3 Bass Chorus
    Your Price $139.03
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    Keeley Neutrino V2 Envelope Filter Effects Pedal
    Your Price $149.64
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    Electro-Harmonix C9 Organ Machine Guitar Effects Pedal
    Your Price $228.36
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    Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man XO Analog Delay Guitar Effects Pedal
    Your Price $220.79
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    Electro-Harmonix Pitch Fork+ Polyphonic Pitch-Shifter Effects Pedal
    Your Price $196.46
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    D'Addario Planet Waves CT-20 Chromatic Pedal Tuner
    Your Price $114.99
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    Zoom B6 Multi-Effects Processor for Bass
    Your Price $395.99
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    BOSS EQ-200 Equalization Effects Pedal
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    BOSS ML-2 Metal Core Distortion Pedal
    Your Price $105.59
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    Walrus Audio Julia Analog Chorus/Vibrato V2 Effects Pedal
    Your Price $175.12
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    Nobels ODR-1 Limited Edition Natural OVERDRIVE Effects Pedal
    Your Price $122.32
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    MXR Timmy Overdrive Effects Pedal
    Your Price $108.67
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    BOSS ODB-3 Bass OverDrive Pedal
    Your Price $123.19
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    BOSS BC-1X Bass Compressor Effects Pedal
    Your Price $211.19
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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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