Review: Morley M2 Wah, M2 Wah Volume + M2 Passive Volume
US brand Morley are best known for their pro-quality wahs and volume pedals that many players – like Steve Vai, George Lynch and Mark Tremonti – rely on in their setups. Morley’s original series uses electro-optical electronics, instead of traditional potentiometres. The big advantage in going electro-optical lies in the fact that such a pedal won’t ever become scratchy or intermittent, because there is no mechanical control pot to wear out or become dirty.
There are quite a few guitarists, though, which – for some reason or other – prefer the “feel” and “sound” of a mechanically controlled pedal to that of an electro-optical one. Morley’s new M2-series is a nod to the more traditional players.
Nevertheless, Morley still likes to do things their own way, which is why the company has come up with a different type of mechanical control for their M2-pedals:
Traditional pedals (and their descendants) use…
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