Guitar Effects Pedals – A Definitive Guide

When it comes to guitar effects, it can be a fairly daunting experience to figure out what effects you need and how to set each up for the best possible tone that works for you. Because of this, we took a few weeks and brought together some of the best resources to put you on the straight path towards guitar tone heaven. For this guide, we took seven of the most popular effects and also included a final section that shares some excellent information on putting it all together on a great pedal board configuration. Here are the effects with some convenient quick links to each section:

  • Distortion, Overdrive and Fuzz
  • Compressor
  • Delay
  • Flanger
  • Wah
  • Chorus
  • Tie it all together on a pedalboard.

Distortion Pedals

Compressor Pedals

Delay Pedals

Flanger Pedals

Wah Pedals

Chorus Pedals