Whats the difference between a wah pedal and whammy pedal?
wah = bandpass filter
whammy = pitchshifter
a wah is essentially a bandpass filter (think of it as a filter that kills everything higher than a certian point, but also kills everything lower than another point)... rocking it back and forth changes the position of the band it allows to pass through.
the whammy is a digital pitchshifter.
what is the difference? they're different effects.
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A wah goes "wah wah wah" and a Whammy does not go "whammy whammy whammy".
wah effects the tone, whammy effects the pitch
Wah - listen to Jimi Hendrix
Whammy - listen to Tom Morello
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haha its fun describing it
Wah goes Wah waaah Waaaaahhhhhh
Whammy goes WEEEEEEEE or WOOWWWWWWWWW
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you can also make a whammy go "wEEEEEEEEEooooowwwwwwEEEEEEEEEEEEooooowwwwwww"
i'm sure that's on a rage against the machine album somewhere
ok guys, theres no way to give the sound of a whammy phonetically(spelling...).
just listen to alvin chipmonk
k, for kewlest use IMO of wah, see Voodoo child by Jimi Hendrix, for kewlest use of whammy, see Searching by Joe Satriani
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