Dunlop Cry Baby Classics are so popular that in many circles, guitarists use the term “Crybaby” to describe wah pedals in general the way people use “Band-aid” and “Kleenex” for “bandage” and “tissue.” There’s a good reason for this. For the same reason you’re not supposed to jump on the bed, wah pedals need to be able to take a ton of abuse.Dunlop Cry Baby Classic are built like a steel girder – from its frame down to its pots, this thing is built to withstand serious beatings. And the Cry Baby Classic’s got the traditional Italian-made Fasel inductors that made the original wahs sound the way they did. So if you want vintage tone that your grandchildren can someday inherit, you want a Dunlop Cry Baby Classic!
Back in the 1960s, the wah pedal was born. Those original pedals, which included the first CRYBABY, are among the most sought-after effects of all time. They had a unique voice that has been impossible to duplicate–until now. After more than 30 years, the holy grail of wah components, the Fasel inductor, is back. It helps the CRYBABY Classic deliver that vintage wah tone you’re looking for.
A unique, vintage-voiced wah pedal. Click to enlarge.
Fasel inductors help recreate the classic wah sound.
When you think about the classic wah-wah sounds of the 60s, you think about British bluesmen and psychedelic American rockers, not Italy. But those Sunshine-y and Foxey tones could not have existed without the Italian-made Fasel inductors that were in the first wah pedals–including the original Crybaby. These inductors were the key to the pedals’ tone, but have been unavailable for years. Not anymore. Your Crybaby Classic with Fasel Inside will faithfully recreate the vocal sweep and lush harmonics from those timeless recordings. Plug in your Crybaby Classic and hear what you’ve been missing.
The CRYBABY Classic features a heavy, die-cast construction, for a road-ready wah pedal that’ll provide years of reliability.
Hot Potz Potentiometer
The CRYBABY Classic boasts a 100K ohm Hot Potz potentiometer, built to last and providing you with a quick, abrupt wah sound.
Power the CRYBABY Classic with a 9-volt battery, or grab an optional Dunlop ECB-003 AC Adapter for powering via outlet.
Dunlop provides extra peace of mind by offering a one-year warranty from date of purchase.
What’s in the Box
Dunlop Crybaby Classic Wah Pedal, User’s Manual
Features the original Italian-made Fasel inductor
Recreates the vocal sweep and lush harmonics from the wah’s classic era
Unavailable for decades until today
Power: Dunlop ECB003 AC Adapter or Single 9 volt battery