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Morley 20:20 Wah Lock, 20:20 Wah Boost, 20:20 Lead Wah

Morley 20:20 Wah Lock, 20:20 Wah Boost, 20:20 Lead Wah  ·  Source: Morley

Morley has added three new wah models to its ever-increasing line-up of 20/20 pedals. The headlines: New, pedalboard-friendly enclosures, glow-in-the-dark logos, 20/20 buffers and noiseless switching. Now it’s time for a closer look!

Morley MTG3 20/20 Wah Lock

This pedal has the switchless design typical of the other Morley wah pedals, but is also has the 20/20 Buffer which should help with maintain the integrity of your signal. The wah-lock mode emulates a fixed position of the wah pedal when engaged. The third mode called Whoa shifts the envelope and produces a deep vocal-like wah sound.  

RRP – EUR 219

Morley 20/20 Wah Lock

Morley 20/20 Wah Lock

Morley 20/20 Wah Boost

So what’s the “Boost” all about then? This lets you dial in up to +20 dB of clean boost. It has a wide wah sweep range and focused mids as well. Like the other 20/20 pedals, it has the 20/20 Buffer to help keep your guitar signal intact.

RRP – EUR 185

Morley 20/20 Wah Boost

Morley 20/20 Wah Boost

Morley 20/20 Lead Wah

Last up is the Morley 20/20 Lead Wah. This one is aimed at players that enjoy high-gain sounds, and it’s geared towards cutting through leads and solos. Hence the name. Again, it is a switchless design, so easy to operate. You get a nice wide sweep range, making it a good choice for modern lead wah tones.

RRP – EUR 189

Morley 20/20 Lead Wah

Morley 20/20 Lead Wah

Close to the perfect wah pedal?

All in all, there’s a lot to be positive about here. OK, full disclosure: I’m a wah pedal addict and currently own around 20, including some Morley units. And I will definitely be checking these out when they hit dealers later this month.

I love the switchless wah format and the added 20/20 buffer is a great additio. For the money, these could be great for ‘modern’ wah tones. I look forward to hearing reviews from users soon. For now, check out the video below or head over to Morley’s site for more details.

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by Jef

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