Do-In AWA-1 Auto Wah


  • Resonance
    Controls the bandwith "Q" of the filter.
  • Mod. Depth
    Controls the frequency's modulation depth.
  • Frequency
    Controls the filter's cutoff frequency.
  • Sensitivity
    Controls the strength of effect.
  • Level
    Controls the output level.



"What is an auto-wah? Auto-wah is a device that translates the envelope or "volume profile" of every musical passage automatically, into an easily-controlled, vowel-like sound, as you play. AWA-1 is a dynamic envelope follower commonly known as an Auto Wah. This effect gives you a "wah" sound that is dependent on how hard you pick the string. The harder you play the more intense the effect. It can be quite useful and dramatic when used tastefully.

AWA-1 Auto Wah is the most uniquely voiced envelope filter since the classic Mutron III. Its sound is fuller, smoother and very satisfying to play. Five control knobs allow the user to create a wide variety of auto-wah effects. High Sensitivity setting yields synth-like filter sweeps while lower ones produce throaty tones reminiscent of a half-cocked wah pedal. The AWA-1's band-pass filtering makes it ideal for use with Electric Guitar and Keyboards, probably great for bass so that you don't lose the fat bottom end frequencies.

The AWA-1 Auto Wah is a professional stomp box with five control knobs for 'Resonance', 'Mod. Depth', 'Frequency', 'Sensitivity' and 'Level'. Additionally, it can be powered with a standard 9-volt battery or with an AC adapter( any kind of adapter with DC-9V output). AWA-1 also offers a DC output jack (in the back of the case) for the purpose of supplying DC power to other Guitar Effect. A heavy duty True-Bypass metal switch mounted on the case for toggling the effect on/off and a large red LED status indicator resides on the face of the unit. The AWA-1 Auto Wah - it's the funkiest filter that money can buy!"

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  • Input Impedance
    470K ohm
  • Output Impedance
    1K ohm
  • True-Bypass Switch
    Heavy duty metal foot switch - toggle the effect on/off
  • Indicators
    LED - effect status and battery level
  • Max Input Level
  • Controllable Filter Frequency:
  • Power Supply
    9V battery or any AC Adaptor with 9V DC output
  • Current Consumption
  • Dimensions
    98mm W x 123mm L x 40mm H
  • Weight (w/o battery)
    Approx. 480g

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