Guitar Pedals from Whirlwind

Welcome to your ultimate guide to Whirlwind's guitar pedals. This catalog serves as your starting point to explore and compare all pedals crafted by Whirlwind. Designed for easy navigation, we hope you can quickly find detailed information on each pedal, including specifications, user reviews, and demo videos. Whether you're searching for the latest releases, seeking to expand your pedal collection, or exploring options for a specific sound, hopefully Stompbx can assist you in finding exactly what you need.

Bass Effects


Controllers and Switches

SelectorXL Active A/B Switcher

The Whirlwind SelectorXL Active A/B Switcher is a programmable footswitch device designed to provide two signal paths for a microphone with independent muting of each path. It allows users of in-ear monitors to turn off the microphone signal to the front of house PA system and communicate privately with other band members or the monitor engineer through a second output. The unit can also be used for temporarily muting or switching a mic signal. Technical Specifications: \- Type: I/O Selector \- Inputs: 1 x XLR \- Outputs: 2 x XLR \- Power: Runs on a 9V battery or 24VAC power supply (included) Features: \- Silent A/B switching at mic levels through both XLR outputs \- Advanced circuitry eliminates popping, noise, and level changes \- Dipswitches provide full control over the unit's operation \- Supports dynamic and condenser microphones for versatility \- Can be silently operated in several modes, with either momentary or alternate (push on, push off) action The SelectorXL Active A/B Switcher is housed in a compact and durable metal casing, making it suitable for professional use. The switching between outputs is completely silent and noise-free, ensuring high-quality signal transmission.

Selector A/B Box

The Whirlwind Selector A/B Box is a versatile and noiseless switching device designed for instrument channel selection. It offers the following technical specifications and features: \- Patented noiseless optical switching technology \- Functions as a 2 to 1 or 1 to 2 switch \- Operates with a 9V battery or DC adapter \- Three 1/4” jacks for input and output connections \- 2.1mm DC jack for power (center negative) \- Two LEDs for indicating selected channels \- A/B switch for toggling between channels A and B \- BOTH switch for engaging both channels simultaneously (not recommended for 2-in, 1-out connections) Use Cases: \- Send one guitar to two amps or vice versa \- Select between two guitars into one amp The Selector A/B Box provides musicians with the ultimate control over instrument and gear configurations, making it a valuable tool for live performances and studio setups.


Gold Box Distortion

The Whirlwind Rochester Series Gold Box Distortion pedal is a classic handwired tank of a box that delivers a wide range of sonic distortion from a subtle, warm, tube-driven tone to balls-to-the-walls searing hot overdrive. It features the following technical specifications: \- Input Jack: Connect a cord from your instrument here. Removing the cord from the input jack when not in use disconnects the battery, which will prolong battery life. \- Output Jack: Connect a cord to your amplifier here. \- 9 Volt Input: Accepts an industry standard 9-volt regulated DC supply with a 2.1mm barrel type connector. \- Output Level: Controls the overall volume when the effect is engaged. \- Distortion: Controls the amount of distortion applied to the signal. \- Status LED: Illuminates when the effect is active. \- Footswitch: Turns the effect on and off. When off, the unit is completely removed from the signal path (True Bypass). \- Battery Compartment: Remove 4 screws on the bottom of the unit to access the battery. Be sure to leave the protective insulator in place to prevent the circuit board from contacting the metal case. The pedal is designed to provide distortions from a subtle warm tube-driven tone to a balls-to-the-wall searing hot overdrive with vintage sustain and classic tone. It is handwired and made in the U.S.A., and is built with the exact same circuits and quality components as the original versions. The addition of true-bypass, a 9-volt power inlet, and an LED to indicate when the pedal is active are the only changes made to the original design. The Gold Box Distortion pedal is part of the Rochester Series and is a flagship distortion pedal by Whirlwind, offering a versatile range of distortion tones suitable for various musical styles and applications.

Rochester 'Gold Box' Distortion

The Whirlwind Rochester 'Gold Box' Distortion is a handwired tank of a box that offers a wide range of sonic distortion, from subtle, warm, tube-driven tones to balls-to-the-walls searing hot overdrive, with vintage sustain and classic tone. The pedal is part of the Whirlwind Rochester Series, designed by Michael Laiacona, co-founder of MXR, and is made in the U.S.A. Key Features: \- Handwired Distortion Effects Pedal \- Wide range of sonic distortion from subtle to searing hot overdrive \- Vintage sustain and classic tone \- 9-volt AC Adapter Input \- 100% True Bypass Specifications: \- Dimensions: 64mm wide, 114mm high \- Power: Accepts an industry standard 9-volt regulated DC supply with a 2.1mm barrel type connector \- Weight: Not available \- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): FXGOLDP \- Made in the U.S.A. Use Cases: The 'Gold Box' Distortion pedal is suitable for guitarists looking for a versatile distortion pedal that can deliver a wide range of tones, from subtle warmth to searing overdrive, while maintaining vintage sustain and classic tone. It is designed to cater to the needs of players with an ear for vintage/modern sound and attention to highs and lows. Functionality: The pedal's functionality includes delivering a wide range of sonic distortion, providing vintage sustain and classic tone, and offering 100% true bypass. It is designed to be powered by an industry standard 9-volt regulated DC supply with a 2.1mm barrel type connector.


Perfect Ten

The Perfect Ten by Whirlwind is a 10-band graphic equalizer pedal designed for guitar and keyboard use in live or studio settings. It was designed by Tony Gambacurta, known for his expertise in modern EQs, and is built in the USA with precision components and world-class design. Key features and specifications include: \- Constant Q design for easy and intuitive adjustment, where each band's frequency width remains the same for small boosts as well as large boosts, providing unparalleled control and sensitivity. \- 18v power supply included. \- Footprint dimensions: 5.9" x 4.85" x 2.25" (tall). \- Built with precision components and world-class design, combined with excellent noise and distortion characteristics, allowing users to tailor their sound while maintaining a clean signal.

Bass Ten

The Whirlwind Bass Ten is a 10-band equalizer effects pedal designed exclusively for bass guitars. It was created by Tony Gambacurta, an experienced electronics designer known as the "Guru of modern EQs." The pedal features a constant Q design, allowing for precise and intuitive adjustment of each band's frequency width, providing unparalleled control and sensitivity. This design ensures that the frequency width remains the same for both small and large boosts or cuts. The Bass Ten offers an unbelievably clean 10-band EQ, enabling bass players to tailor their tone with a level of precision and clarity that has not existed in a pedal until now. It is built in the USA and is tour-proven, offering a must-have tool for bass players seeking to sculpt their sound with surgical precision. Key Specifications: \- 10-band equalizer effects pedal \- Designed exclusively for bass guitars \- Constant Q design for precise and intuitive adjustment \- Built-in the USA \- Tour-proven and sonically superior \- Dimensions: 5.9" x 4.85" x 2.25" (tall) \- Power Supply: 18V The Bass Ten is compatible with bass guitars and keyboards, providing bass players with the ability to sculpt their sound to their exact preferences. It weighs approximately 2.6 pounds and operates in an analog signal format.

Overdrive and Boost

The Bomb

The Bomb by Whirlwind is a clean boost pedal designed to provide a significant volume and gain increase for electric guitars. It offers 26dB of boost, with a single knob control for adjusting the volume boost from 1 to 11. This allows for a wide range of gain increase, from subtle to substantial, catering to various playing styles and needs. The pedal features true bypass, ensuring that the signal remains unaltered when the effect is disengaged. It is powered by a 9V DC power supply or a 9V battery, providing flexibility in powering options. The compact design of The Bomb makes it a versatile tool for guitarists, whether used to enhance solos, drive effects, or push amplifiers into overdrive. The pedal is known for its clean and low-noise operation, delivering a powerful boost without introducing unwanted artifacts to the signal. The Bomb is manufactured in the United States and is designed to be a straightforward and effective solution for guitarists seeking a reliable clean boost pedal.

The Bomb Boost Pedal

The Bomb Boost Pedal by Whirlwind is a clean boost pedal designed for guitar use. It features a single knob that allows users to dial their volume boost from 1 to 11, providing a wide range of gain increase from subtle to substantial. This pedal is designed to help guitarists hit their tube amps with the right level to achieve great guitar tone. The pedal is made in the U.S.A and offers up to 26dB of volume boost. It is powered by a 9V power input and features true bypass and a bright LED. The compact pedal dimensions are 5.65 x 0.85 x 0.1 inches. The Bomb Boost Pedal is suitable for a variety of use-cases, from subtle acoustic solos to driving effects lines with added horsepower.


DI Boxes

Outboard Utility