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The best Cyber Monday 2020 guitar effects pedal deals so far

There are plenty of great deals on effects pedals this Cyber Monday
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If you've perused our collection of Cyber Monday guitar deals and felt a bit of sticker shock, we understand (though we assure you, there are plenty of beginner electric guitar and acoustic guitar deals to be found!)

If you're looking to keep costs down this holiday shopping season, allow us to introduce you to the best effects pedal deals we've spotted this Cyber Monday.

With these deals, stocking up your pedalboard has never been cheaper, with some major effects companies – like TC Electronic, Keeley, Earthquaker Devices and more – even offering discounts on their entire catalog.

So read on! You never know what sounds might be awaiting you...

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The best Cyber Monday effects pedal deals

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TC Electronic pedals: were $69, now $39 each, save $30 (opens in new tab)
11 of TC's well-respected effects pedals have received hefty discounts at Guitar Center, so if you're looking to expand your pedalboard, now's the time. Chorus, reverb, delay, distortion, drive, overdrive – whatever you're after, all effects are covered in one of the best deals you'll see this holiday season.

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TC Electronic Ditto Jam X2 Looper: was $199, now $170 (opens in new tab)
Featuring two minutes of loop time with unlimited overdubs, onboard and external mics that sense tempo from guitar strums and backbeats and loads more, the Ditto Jam X2 Looper is sure to breathe new life into your creativity.

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$60 off Eventide's Rose delay pedal at Sweetwater (opens in new tab)
Years in the making, Eventide's dazzling Rose delay pedal features 25 customizable presets, plus controls for mix, feedback, depth, delay, filter and rate. A reverse delay mode – which plays the delay line backward – and the pedal's delay multiplier will have you getting lost in this thing for hours. Now just $239 at Sweetwater, this pedal will bring a whole new world of sounds to your plate.

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Singular Sound's Aeros Loop Studio Looper Pedal: $599, $539 (opens in new tab)
Featuring the ability to create 36 unique loops per song, up to 48 hours of recording time (with an SD card), four built-in footswitches, a built-in scroll wheel for hands-free mixing and much more, this ain't your average looper pedal. Now $60 off at Sweetwater, this wondrous looper is compact, packed with features and a blast to use.

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Line 6's Helix Multi-Effects Pedal in Gold: $250 off (opens in new tab)
Normally, one would associate gold with something that's more expensive, not less! Now though, thanks to Guitar Center, the Line 6 Helix Gold is actually – at $1,449 – the cheapest top-of-the-line Helix out there! All those features and that classy finish at that discounted price? Yes please!

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TC Electronic Plethora X5 TonePrint multi-FX: $499 $429 (opens in new tab)
The Plethora X5 gives you access to every single one of TC’s superlative TonePrint effects in one streamlined multi-effects pedal. As well as five individual slots you can shape to your sonic predilections, it boasts MASH expression footswitches, and the ability to store up to 127 custom pedalboards. Oh, and it sounds killer, too. Best of all, Sweetwater has knocked $69 off the price tag for a limited time only.

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TC Electronic Ditto X4 Looper: was $259, now $199, save $60 (opens in new tab)
TC’s flagship looper has had $60 knocked off the price in what’s certain to be the best looper pedal deal this season. Its no-nonsense workflow gives you two stereo loops with stop/start and undo/redo functionality for each, as well as seven onboard loop FX, and USB connectivity to load backing tracks.

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Temple Audio gear: 15% off all pedalboards and accessories (opens in new tab)
There’s never been a better time to finally get those pedals in order, and Temple Audio has made shopping for a ’board easy, with this very nice 15% discount at Sweetwater. Temple uses a smart design that affixes pedals via zip tie or pedal mounts rather than Velcro, and its modular system means that whatever your pedalboard configuration, you can make it happen. This deal applies to all of the company’s cases, light strips and patch bays, too, so you can get your pedalboard fully kitted out for less.

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Buy a HeadRush Pedalboard for $999, get a free FRFR-108 cab worth $219 at Sweetwater (opens in new tab)
The HeadRush Pedalboard is already one of the hottest amp modelers on the market, and it just became even more attractive with the addition of a free full-range, flat-response speaker, allowing you to bring your meticulously crafted sounds to the stage.

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MXR EVH 5150 Overdrive pedal: was $199 now $159 (opens in new tab)
The MXR design team collaborated with Eddie Van Halen to deliver his full range of powerful saturated drive tones in a single pedal. The resulting EVH 5150 Overdrive offers multi-stage MOSFETs to deliver overdriven tube-like tones. Use the code BF20 at the checkout to get 20% off at proaudiostar.com (opens in new tab)

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Pigtronix's Germanium Gold Compressor Micro: $134, $79 (opens in new tab)
This compact stompbox is a micro version of Pigtronix's beloved Philosopher’s Tone effect, with the addition of an optional layer of germanium-enhanced distortion. Just $79 at Musician's Friend, this is a terrific deal on a super-compact, super-unique effects unit.

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Zoom G11 multi-effects processor: $799 $599, save $200 (opens in new tab)
Now, here’s a deal we weren’t expecting to see: Zoom’s flagship multi-effects processor – launched just this year – with a whopping $200 slashed off the asking price over at Guitar Center. $599 is a ridiculous price for the sheer wealth of effects, amps and impulse responses built into this feature-packed unit, which is not only among the most user-friendly multi-effects on the market, but it’s also one of the best-sounding, too.

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JHS Pedals 3 Series Effects was $99, now $84.15 (opens in new tab)
JHS Pedals' 3 Series sub-$100 USA-made effects just became an even better deal with 15% off at Sweetwater (opens in new tab). Just $84.15 gets you that JHS quality with your choice of Overdrive, Distortion, Fuzz, Reverb, Delay, Compressor or Chorus.

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Ibanez NTS Nu Tube Screamer: $249 $129, save $120 (opens in new tab)
This radical new take on the world’s favorite overdrive pedal saw Ibanez collaborate with Korg to incorporate the latter’s Nu Tube technology, for a more, well, tube-y dynamic response. Add in true bypass switching and a mix control to blend in your clean tone, and you get a boutique overdrive at a bargain price, with an almighty $120 off at ProAudioStar.

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Ernie Ball Expression Overdrive: was $149, now $75 (opens in new tab)
Get full control over your gain levels with this expression pedal-equipped transparent overdrive pedal, now half-price at Sweetwater.

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Free backpack with the Line 6 Helix LT at Sweetwater (opens in new tab)
When looking for a multi-effects unit for your guitar that is super-programmable, so easy to use that the manual is almost superfluous, and with over 200 cab sim, amp models and effects on hand, the Helix LT is a no-brainer. But with a free backpack? Now's the time to get one.

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Boss DD-500 Digital Delay Pedal: Was $499, now $349 (opens in new tab)
If you’re looking for the ultimate delay pedal, with no compromises on power, this could very well be it – and for only $349 at Sam Ash, you won't need to compromise that savings account either.

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Save 20% on selected Gamechanger Audio pedals! (opens in new tab)
Just like Jack White, we love the leftfield pedals that Gamechanger Audio has come up with. In this deal, you can get a chunky 20% off the Plus Pedal sustain effect (with its piano-style sustain pedal) and Plasma High Voltage Distortion (complete with xenon-filled tube!). They aren't cheap, so take advantage of this great discount now! 

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Get 15% off all Keeley pedals (opens in new tab)
The original boutique pedal modder/builder, Keeley's products have been the secret weapon under the boots of many-a-tonehound. Sweetwater is helping out the little guys by drawing a red line through its regular prices and making its entire Keeley stock 15% cheaper. 

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Get 20% off all Danelectro pedals (opens in new tab)
Danelectro's small-but-sturdy line of effects pedals perfectly blend the modern and retro in both look and sound. With 20% off the company's colorful delay, octave, distortion, reverb, overdrive and fuzz units at Sweetwater, there's a deal here for guitarists of any sonic persuasion.

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Save 15% on all Morley products (opens in new tab)
This Cyber Monday, all Morley products are a tantalizing 15% off at Sweetwater. Though the sale is headlined by the company's many classic, instantly recognizable wah units, it also includes its less... sexy, but equally great signal combiner and switcher pedals, and its MHE 2-channel Stereo Hum Eliminator and Hum Exterminator units. 

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Save 15% on all J. Rockett Audio Designs pedals (opens in new tab)
Perhaps best-known for The Archer – its stellar recreation of the Klon Centaur – J. Rockett is one of the hippest names you'll add to your board. Here, Sweetwater has knocked 15% off the whole range, letting you in on the action for just over $100.

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Ibanez OD850 Overdrive, Was: $129.99, now $99.99, save $30 (opens in new tab)
This Ibanez OD850 isn't your average green overdrive, it's a reissue of another 70s classic offering gritty, wooly, almost fuzz-like drive sound. The reissue is Limited Edition, so here's your chance to bag a lesser-spotted cult stompbox for just $99.  

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Save 15% on all EarthQuaker Devices products (opens in new tab)
EarthQuaker Devices never fail to impress with its pedals, ranging from functional 'drives such as the Plumes to the weird and wonderful Rainbow Machine V2. All of Sweetwater's Earthquaker Devices pedals have been reduced by 15%. Click to start browsing!

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Save 15% on all Diezel pedals (opens in new tab)
Ready for some heavy combustion? Diezel remains one of the kings of hi-gain distortion, and here you can add some meat to your pedalboard bones with the VH4, VH-4 2, Herbert and Zerrer pedals. All with 15% off their usual prices.

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Save 15% on all JHS products (opens in new tab)
JHS is one of the strongest names in 'boutique' effects. Sweetwater has snipped a quick 15% off its entire range, including the brand new 3 Series pedals, Crayon, Morning Glory V4 Overdrive, Colour Box and lots more. Prices start at just $38.25.

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DigiTech Drop: Was $307.07, now $215 (opens in new tab)
This compact pedal remains the best drop-tuning stompbox on the market, with full polyphonic tracking for authentic baritone and extended-range tones. And if you thought that couldn't get any better, Sweetwater have dropped the price by nearly $100! 

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$20 off Peterson's StroboStomp HD Pedal Tuner (opens in new tab)
Featuring a high-definition LCD screen with a variable color LED backlight, user-selectable colors and three modes of operation – true bypass, buffered output and buffered monitor – this is a serious tuner. Now just $118 at Sweetwater, the StroboStomp HD will fit right into your 'board, and ensure you never tune off the mark again.

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20% off all Barefoot Buttons pedal switch caps (opens in new tab)
It's not all high-end gear in Sweetwater's sale. Add these Barefoot Buttons to your basket, and you'll never need to take aim to stomp your pedals again. From stealth black to metallic purple, add these to your pedals for easy switching on-stage, starting at $6.07! 

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Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player (opens in new tab). Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder (opens in new tab) and Unrecorded (opens in new tab). Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.