#1
when i was setting up my pedal board i plugged in my dunlop wah wah backwards on accident but i didnt know, so i turned on my amp and turned on the wah and it made a strange siren noise. i was wondering if this has happened to anybody and whether it is damaging to the pedal, amp, or both.

i was using a classic dunlop wah, vox valvetronix, and a epi lp studio
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#2
Wah pedals are extremely prone to picking up radio waves, so you probably caught a random frequency through it.
It's not damaging at all, and it's really easy to diminish. The process is called shielding, and basically, you cover the entire inside of the enclosure with copper tape, and then you solder a ground wire to it.
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#3
Nah man, doesn't damage a thing, and you'll notice if you play with the pedal, and the volume on your guitar you can get different pitches out of it
#5
ok cool, thanks guy.

mashedpotates: yes that is what it sounded like
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-heavily customized Jackson PS-1
-Epiphone les paul studio
-bugera 1990 half stack
-vox AD30VT-XL
-original cry baby
-boss GE-7
-boss CE-5
-homemade FX loop switcher
#6
it squealed because he plugged it in backwards. if you plug it in the right way again, it should work fine.
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