Looking for Cyber Monday guitar deals under $50? We've found effects pedals, clip-on tuners, capos, cables, strings and more that fit the bill

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You’ve scoured the Cyber Monday guitar deals, snapped up some savvy new guitar gear, and all-in-all had a pretty darn successful Cyber Weekend period. However, you’ve still got $50 left in your allocated budget, which begs the question: what do you spend it on?

If the above scenario applies to your situation – or if you’re just generally looking for some cheap Cyber Monday deals under $50 – we’ve got you covered.

Vox amPlug 2 Lead: $59.99, now $39.99

Vox amPlug 2 Lead: $59.99, now $39.99
This perfect practice partner makes keeping your chops a breeze. We find having a headphone amp for guitar around the house invaluable for late-night writing sessions and keeping up our practice regimens. With upgraded analog circuitry, excellent battery life, and superb sound - this sub $40 bargain should be in every guitar player’s basket.

Lekato Looper: $42.99 $34.39 at Amazon

Lekato Looper: $42.99 $34.39 at Amazon
Let’s face it: nobody’s flocking to this mini looper pedal for the brand name. But if you just want to get a taste of looping for home playing or jam sessions, this is the cheapest looper deal you’re going to get. Five minutes of unlimited overdubs and USB audio export/import make this surprisingly flexible for the money, while you can save your recordings even when the pedal loses power. The sole footswitch handles record, undo/redo, stop and erase commands – perfect for starting out.

J. Rockett Audio Squeegee Compressor: $119, now $49

J. Rockett Audio Squeegee Compressor: $119, now $49
J. Rockett's Squeegee compressor was designed as an antidote to overly complicated compressor pedals based on studio rack units. Featuring a mere two control knobs, the Squeegee aims to deliver top-notch, tube-like compression. Now an unbelievable $70 off at Sweetwater, this pedal delivers boutique value at a mass-market price.

Line 6 plugins: 50% off

Line 6 plugins: 50% off
Line 6's Metallurgy, Helix Native, Echo Farm and Amp Farm plugins are all half price over at Sweetwater. Simply put, it's one of the best plugin deals we've spotted over Cyber Weekend – from the Helix Native’s 100+ effects and 60+ amp sims to the Echo Farm’s celebrated suite of delay/echo effects, this sale contains almost everything you’d need to seriously level up your recording, production and effects games. 

Positive Grid BIAS FX 2: was $99, now $39.60

Positive Grid BIAS FX 2: was $99, now $39.60
BIAS FX 2 gives you an arsenal of virtual amps, pedals, rack effects, and cabs to shape your sound with. It's one of the best software modelers out there and right now you can save a massive $59.40! 

D'Addario clip-on tuners: from $13

D'Addario clip-on tuners: from $13
If you need to make room on your pedalboard and don't have the ability to tune your guitar by ear, a clip-on tuner is about to become your new best friend. In fact, you're going to like it even more when you find out you can get one for as low as $13 over at Amazon. A range of different models are all on offer.

D'Addario NXYL strings: from $9

D'Addario NXYL strings: from $9
Amazon is proving to be quite the accessory savior this Cyber Weekend, and has added further claim to the title by slashing the prices of D'Addario's ever-popular NYXL strings. These are some of our favorite strings, so we can't recommend them enough.

Ernie Ball guitar strings: buy two, get one free

Ernie Ball guitar strings: buy two, get one free
You can't go wrong with a set of Ernie Ball strings, and now you can stock up on the cheap thanks to Sweetwater, which is offering a 3-for-2 deal on a range of gauges and sets.

Ernie Ball Musician's Tool Kit: was $54, now $31 

Ernie Ball Musician's Tool Kit: was $54, now $31 
The perfect all-in-one tool kit for guitar players? Quite possibly. Ernie Ball's generous collection comes loaded with just about everything you'll need to keep your guitar ticking over, including pliers, a peg winder, three distinct cleaning wipes and 13 – yes, 13 –  hex wrenches for any adjustment you could dream off. It's almost 50% off at Amazon, as well, which makes it even sweeter.

Ernie Ball Axis Dual Radius Capo: was $14, now $9 

Ernie Ball Axis Dual Radius Capo: was $14, now $9 
Think all capos serve exactly the same purpose? Think again! For the Axis Dual Radius Capo, the clue is in the title – the reversible accessory can be utilized for any and all fretboard radii, providing perfect tension for all acoustic and electric guitars under the sun. Not only is it in our top 3 of best capos on the market, it's also currently less than $10 on Amazon right now.

Ernie Ball Prodigy Guitar Picks: up to 25% off 

Ernie Ball Prodigy Guitar Picks: up to 25% off 
You can never have too many guitar picks in your possession, but Ernie Ball's Prodigy picks aren't just any old picks. They're machine-beveled, ultra-durable and meticulously formed out of delrin to promote faster, more accurate picking. There is a range of shapes and thicknesses on offer to cater to all playing styles, with savings of up to 25% to be made.

Ernie Ball Braided Cable: was $39, now $29 

Ernie Ball Braided Cable: was $39, now $29 
The impact a guitar cable has on tone and signal clarity is often underrated, so if you're looking for creative, cost-effective ways to improve your rig with the tools you have, the Ernie Ball braided instrument cable is a good place to start. Dual conductors deliver pristine tones, while various shielding materials eliminate unwanted noise. A couple of colors and lengths are on offer at Amazon.

Ernie Ball Coasters: was $19, now $10 

Ernie Ball Coasters: was $19, now $10 
If you're a fan of guitars, hot drinks and clean surfaces, this might just be the best novelty item you'll come across this Cyber Weekend. There's nothing particularly special about a coaster, but at least your coffee table will look cool with these spread across it. There are even different "gauges" for every player.

Ernie Ball Patch Cables: up to 25% off

Ernie Ball Patch Cables: up to 25% off
Once you've collated all the effects pedals you want for your pedalboard, the next battle lies in assembling them in a neat and orderly fashion. Ernie Ball's patch cables will keep your rig nice and tidy, but also have the added benefit of promising a pristine signal chain. Plus, the super-flat ribbon heads will let you pack in pedals like there's no tomorrow. A range of lengths, colors and multi-packs are on offer.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.