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NAMM 2020: Is the V847-C “the perfect modern Vox wah”?

Vox V847-C wah pedal
(Image credit: Vox Amps)

NAMM 2020: With the newly announced V847-C, Vox reckons it’s created its finest contemporary wah pedal yet, thanks to a collaboration with Japanese guitarist Char.

Char has spec’d this new version of the venerable V847 to deliver an improved frequency sweep with a lower-frequency-focused tone, an added true bypass switching and even improved rubber feet for a better feel when switching on and off.

This limited-edition model is made in Japan, and comes with custom artwork on the pedal’s front and bottom plates.

Availability and price are TBC for this one. Head over to Vox Amps (opens in new tab) for more info.

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Michael Astley-Brown
Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar (opens in new tab), Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as the best part of 20 years performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe (opens in new tab).