Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal
Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal
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Average Score:4.5( 4.5/5 based on 59 reviews )
 36 reviews61 %
 19 reviews32 %
 3 reviews5 %
 1 user review2 %
Value For Money : Excellent
MGR/Happy Dog Potatohead02/20/2002

MGR/Happy Dog Potatohead's review"Vox V847 Wah Wah Pedal"

Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal
I bought the unit at a local music store and paid $109 for it. I bought this wah pedal after experimenting with others.

The Vox V847 has the classic wah pedal sound. I have tried a lot of other pedals, including Morley, Akai, and Jim Dunlop. None of them had the exact "right" sound I was looking for; the classic wah tone you hear on Hendrix and early Clapton recordings. I tried the Vox and immediately I found that exact sound. I don't even know why I even bothered buying those other wah pedals. This is the one, without question.

It has no external power jack. You use a battery, or you don't use it. I don't have a problem with this. I can remember to unplug the pedal when I'm through playing.

The pedal is extremely solidly built. The chassis and the rocker pedal are metal, and the rocker pedal is chromed with a black rubber insert on top. It looks like an accelerator pedal for an expensive European sports car. The only way this pedal would break is if you ran over it with an 18-wheeler.

This is the best wah pedal I've ever messed with. It gives me that exact "classic rock" sound I was looking for.

This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
MGR/Niki Hendrix12/02/2001

MGR/Niki Hendrix's review"Vox V847 Wah-Wah"

Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal
I got this pedal used from an online store.
I also got it simply because I needed a Wah!
It cost me $60 used.

The pedal has great sound. It's a true Wah!
It talks!!(well, not really)It's very durable and has a nifty vintage case to carry it around in. Hendrix had one himself, so you know it's worth something!

It's not muddy like the Dunlop Hendrix Wah that people were complaining about, and didn't understand why his name was on it.

There's nothing that I don't like about it.
It's simple and takes no logic to use....
well you should make sure you can talk and walk at the same time before using it ;)

I would like to mention that the volume will be a little lower once you turn it on though.

It's very sturdy. It is large and is heavy
(not break your back heavy!!).

You won't find much plastic hardware on this thing, unless you include the rubber feet and the rubber protector foot grip.

Well, I will say that no one can copy Hendrixs' sound "exactly", but the man had this Wah, so that's as close as you'll get to the real thing. Unless you find a vintage vox Wah that is =)

This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com

MGR/Russ's review"Vox V847 (Straight Chrome)"

Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal
I bought this this unit new about a year ago in Denmark Street, London. If memory serves me right, I paid about £70 for it (after much haggling between the neighbouring shops)

It's Vox, it looks cool and everybody seems to go wow when you use it. It is a good jack of all trades wah. Plays funk (think Shaft) right through to the rock side of things. Good traditional toe activated switch allows easy operation and above all, I like the range that the wah covers. Even with the wah left in different positions, there are a few useful tones be found in there...

I sometimes feel that the unit can make your guitar sound a bit too midrange, leave the wah in the wrong position for a split second and you will have your audience holding their ears in pain. Having said that, for the money, it is an excellent purchase. (In my opinion it beats the Jim Dunlop wah hands sown...) Remember, buying a Vox wah is buying a piece of history and you can sleep in your bed at night knowing that you have bought a tried and tested unit. One thing that niggles me quite a bit about this pedal is that it is not true bypass and above this, it does like to suck the tone!

This is build to last. That pivotal action and the switch are solid and have lasted no problem. Even units from the 60s seem to be holding well. What better advertisement can you get than that? OK, so now they are made by a different manufacturer now, but hey! In keeping with tradition, they still come in the chic 'leather-esque' case. Top! I think this pedal survives the road well. I hads no problems with it...

If you are looking for a cheapish wah that oozes class, looks and sound, this is your fella. Look after it...!

This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com

MGR/Anonymous's review"Vox V847 Union Jack Wah"

Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal
I bought this pedal through Musician's Friend, i had seen a lot of my favorite bands using it and i thought the look was way cool. I paid $120

it has a great sound, awesome when used in conjuction with: flanger, chorus or just plain reverb! if your looking for a wah this is it!

well, i road it pretty hard and the rubber cushion piece came un-glued and had to be fixed.

(see above) its very durable and comes well-greased

i love it! its the ONLY option for sweet sound and a great look.

This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com

mindfenris's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" super wah"

Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal






Excellent pedal, the effect is very well defined, the race is sufficient
In a word: great

Anonymous 's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal


No config


very good vintage


used this pedal for 10 years if she slams
bah j redeemed in a live!

tyfab29's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal
What are the effects or types of effects available?
What technology is used? (Analog, digital, lamp ...)
What is the connection? (Audio / MIDI)


super simple
no need for manual
editing sounds easy


The effects are they effective, responsive and realistic enough?
Which instruments do you use?
Classic player Baja telecaster & Vox AC 15


How long have you been using?
3 years
What is so special that you like most and least?
Its simplicity, sound,
Did you try many other models before buying it?
Cry Baby, Morley Sounds a little too dirty. I'd prefer a clean sound and make it dirty with my distortion (Blackstar HT Dual provides nice stuff)
How do you rate the quality / price? With experience, you do again this choice? ..
Value for money nickel
yes, without hesitation. It's tough

stephan7's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Whoa!"

Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal
analog pedal wah, jack / jack


simple and effective, no superflux. in the dismantling can even adjust the rack to play with more or less high frequencies.


it is that I prefer to wah! after testing in store.
I use a fender telecaster 52 and a blues deluxe


I have this model for 3 years, I love the sound and the frequency range used (adjustable by removing) and its look.
on the other hand, it tends to scruitcher! even greasing the drive, it keeps coming back. I even made one change under warranty but the new after a moment did the same.

Zoupioupiou's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Excellent"

Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal
Wah pedal all that is simpler
4 anti-slip pads
Metal shell
2 Jack 6.35
9 Volts battery supply not
No external power supply jack
Above the chrome logo Vox pedal rubber the most beautiful effect.
Comes in a case that looks like a bag of pétanque ...
Is not to say, threw it in!


The manual is useless
An input jack, a jack output
button to start that looks solid and it is


I do not feel particularly using breath
Of course, I happen to catch the radio when I use a bad guitar in the wrong place, with rotten jacks
So I can not put this issue on the back of the pedal
Wah-wah very expressive, high-quality


I had the rare opportunity to buy a wah pedal in supermarkets (Auchan in) It may seem strange, but yes, they were selling.
Being a bit broke at the time, the idea of ​​having a wah for € 15/20, I jumped at the chance. But given that quality has a price, this pedal did not last time. And her had nothing to do with the Vox (obviously)
I tried a Cry Baby, but a salesman showed me that this was a lot of pedal potentiometer problem. So I opted for the Vox, which for me, is much more jaws of Cry Baby. And at the time, it was not very common in my family.
I tested a Morley, but I did not like her at all. Vintage enough for my taste.
My Wah is to let go tomorrow, I do not hesitate one second to buy back the same.
If I were advising someone: This wah has the mouth, it sounds good, but is a matter of taste. Some will prefer Dunlop or Morley or a Behringer ...

berurier14's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Effective!"

Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal
wah wah pedal classic
Input / Output


No need for manual use just a little time to catch the feeling.
Also perfect to play with in fixed I mean adjust the effect for a song and touch it, just have just one wah.


Not bother to specify the sound of the pedal full of famous artists are before me, of course it depends also what is before and after ... for my part Epiphone Flying-V 67 Marshall amps and generally rooms rehearsal so great.


I used a lot right after my purchase for 1/2 years and then I changed my cravings game even several months after non-use the battery still works (if disconnecting cables), its unchanged even feeling the foot ... VOX quality!