Congratulations on your purchase of the Electro-Harmonix Wailer Wah, a potentiometer-swept foot pedal that you can rock and cock! The Wailer Wah delivers brilliantly fluid wah tone in a responsive pedal at a budget friendly price.
Plug your guitar or other instrument into the INPUT jack; connect your amp to the OUTPUT jack. Ensure power is connected to the Wailer Wah either with a 9V battery or a standard center-negative 9VDC power source. Your Wailer Wah is now ready to go!
Toggle between true bypass and effect mode by firmly pushing the Wailer Wah’s pedal downward, in the toe direction, until you hear a click from its footswitch. Please note: the Wailer Wah does not provide a visual indication that it is in either effect or bypass mode or that it is powered up.
PLAYING THE WAILER WAH
While in effect mode, rocking your foot back and forth on the Wailer Wah’s pedal sweeps a resonant filter which alters the tone of your instrument, as if you were turning a tone knob from bass to treble. As you rock the pedal from heel to toe the sound of your instrument moves from dark to bright.
COCKING THE WAILER WAH
You may find your tone is especially sweet at certain spots along the pedal’s sweep. When you hit just the right spot, carefully remove your foot from the pedal so that the Wailer Wah’s tone remains fixed. This use of the pedal is commonly referred to as a “cocked wah.”
Plug a cable into the INPUT jack to activate power from the internal 9V battery. When using battery power, the input cable should be unplugged when the unit is not in use to avoid running down the battery. If an AC Adapter is used, the Wailer Wah will be powered up as long as the AC Adapter is correctly plugged in.
The Wailer Wah’s power jack is located on the same side as the OUTPUT jack. A 9VDC AC Adapter capable of delivering at least 25 mA of current is required to power the Wailer Wah. The inner ring of the 9VDC AC Adapter must be negative, and the outer ring positive. The optional 9VDC power supply from Electro-Harmonix is called 9.6DC-200. This power supply provides 9.6 Volts DC/200mA. The actual current draw of the Wailer Wah is 6 mA. The unit’s battery may be left in or taken out when the AC Adapter is in use.
CHANGING THE BATTERY
1. Locate the battery door on the underside of the Wailer Wah.
2. Push the tab of the battery door towards OPEN to unlock the door; pull the door up until it locks into its open position.
3. Connect your new 9V battery to the wired battery connector.
4. Insert/slide the 9V battery into the battery holder compartment.
5. Close the battery door so that the battery door snaps into place.
NOTES AND SPECIFICATIONS
• Wailer Wah is true bypass.
• The input impedance presented at the INPUT Jack is 1MOhm. The output impedance at the OUTPUT Jack is 1.5k
• The current draw of the Wailer Wah is 6 mA.
- WARRANTY INFORMATION -
Please register online at https://www.ehx.com/product-registration or complete and return the enclosed warranty card within 10 days of purchase. Electro-Harmonix will repair or replace, at its discretion, a product that fails to operate due to defects in materials or workmanship for a period of one year from date ofpurchase. This applies only to original purchasers who have bought their product from an authorized Electro-Harmonix retailer. Repaired or replaced units will then be warranted for the unexpired portion of the original warranty term.
If you should need to return your unit for service within the warranty period, please contact the appropriate office listed below. Customers outside the regions listed below, please contact EHX Customer Service for information on warranty repairs at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1-718-937-8300. USA and Canadian customers: please obtain a Return Authorization Number (RA#) from EHX Customer Service before returning your product. Include with your returned unit: a written description of the problem as well as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and RA#; and a copy of your receipt clearly showing the purchase date.
United States & Canada
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55-01 2ND STREET
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101
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SWANSEA SA2 0RQ
Tel: +44 179 247 3258
This warranty gives a purchaser specific legal rights. A purchaser may have even greater rights depending upon the laws of the jurisdiction within which the product was purchased.
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