Tag: Autowah

  • Digitech XSW Synth Wah

    What is it? Digitech XSW Sythn Wah envelope filter from X-series. Made in china around late 00’s Deeper green on the color than the bass version, the Synth Wah Envelope Filter takes on the battle for autowahs with slight synth features for a guitar. Decent set of features will let you play around for hours. […]

  • Digitech XBW Bass Synth Wah

    What is it? Digitech XBW Bass Synth Wah, Bass envelope filter from X-series. Made in china around mid-00’s. Ok. I’ve had some of the X-series boxes lying around for quite some time. Just didn’t find it in me to open them up until now. All them sounded and felt reasonable good on initial tests, so […]

  • Ibanez AW7 Autowah

    What is it? Ibanez AW7 Autowah from 7/Tonelok series. Made in china, 2005. Where Ibanez AW5 from soundtank series left me a little on the cold side by its sound and overall feel, the follower for the Tonelok series does things differently. To begin with, allĀ  the control slots on the enclosure are in use. […]

  • EHX Doctor Q Nano

    What is it? Electro Harmonix Doctor Q Envelope Follower from Nano series. Made in NYC, USA around late 00’s. There are a lot of recycled designs in EHX catalog. This is one of those that has been around since 70’s and later made its way to nano series in cost effective and more usable sized […]

  • DOD FX25B Envelope Filter

    What is it? DOD FX25B Envelope Filter in “final” US DOD enclosure. Made is USA in the late 90’s. Grabbed this one off from eBay as the price was correct. I was totally expecting a V-serial unit for the price and once this thing arrived and i opened the box – no type plate sticker. […]

  • Ibanez AW5 Autowah

    What is it? Ibanez AW5 Autowah in plastic enclosure from later soundtank series. Made in taiwan around late 80’s. This model has couple things that are unique. First of all, it is the only Soundtank with analog opto-isolator on board. The box and the component layout itself is quite neat. It’s pretty well made and […]

  • Danelectro DJ-24 French Fries Autowah

    What is it? Danelectro DJ-24 French Fries Autowah. Mini series design in a standard plastic mini box. As the designs in the mini series go, this is one of the ones you probably want. At heart, it is basically a EHX Doctor Q, with a tweak for smoother sounding envelope. Where the original Dr.Q may […]

  • Ibanez AF9 Auto Filter

    What is it? Ibanez AF9 Autofilter. Made in japan in early 1980’s. Even though i don’t see myself as a huge fan of autowah/envelope filter genre, i happen tohave a few specimens. The way envelope filters, aka autowahs usually work, is that there’s an driver part that triggers the filter when certain input level threshold […]