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Best Selling Guitar Pedals Of 2011

by admin on January 19, 2012

What were the some of the best selling guitar pedals in 2011? A quick look at the “Best Selling” list on gives you a good idea of what has been the most popular pedals over the past year.

Here is an outline of a top 10 with a short description of why they are among the best selling guitar pedals of 2011. There’s a great mixture of guitar pedals in this list including overdrive, loopers, wahs, delays and multi-effects pedals from brands including Boss, MXR, Line 6, Electro-Harmonix and TC Helion.

Boss Rc-30 Loop Station Best Selling Guitar Pedals Of 2011

BOSS RC-30 Loop Station

The BOSS RC-30 Loop Station is their new looper pedal model which includes more features over the old RC-20. New features include 3 hours of recording time, stereo in/out, USB 2.0 connection for managing loops with your PC and a dual-phrase loop feature lets you create and play two completely independent stereo loops in perfect sync.

This pedal is great for practice and solo guitar or bass gigs, singers and much more.

Boss Me-70 Guitar Multi-Effects Pedal Best Selling Guitar Pedals Of 2011


The BOSS ME-70 is a popular multi-effects guitar pedal with 8 different effects groups which can be used independently or simultaneously. The pedal was designed to be as easy to use as a group of stompboxes.  It features all the usual effects, overdrive/distortion, compressor, modulators, delay and reverb.

The value for money and sound quality of the BOSS ME-70 has helped to make it a best seller.

Mxr M169 Carbon Copy Analog Delay Guitar Effects Pedal Best Selling Guitar Pedals Of 2011

MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay

The MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay Pedal creates a rich, warm delay with up to 600ms of delay time. The delay pedal also features modulation controls including delay time, mix and regen (delay repeats)–all in a small pedal that won’t take up too much floor space or room in your gig bag.

The classic analog sound of this delay pedal has helped it to become a popular choice as one of the best selling guitar pedals for 2011.

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TC Helicon VoiceTone Harmony-G

The best selling TC Helicon VoiceTone Harmony-G is a high-quality vocal harmony effects pedal. The pedal works out what vocal and guitar notes to harmonise through analyising what you’re playing on the guitar.  There’s also a bank of 10 presets that give different harmony effects. The pedal features XLR mic in/out, a guitar input, and pass-thru for separate amp and guitar tuner inputs.  

This pedal has become popular due to its great sound and ease of use. It definitely helps to easily create lush harmonies for the solo singer singer that fit the chords of a song.

Fulltone Ocd Obsessive Compulsive Drive Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal Best Selling Guitar Pedals Of 2011 Shop for Amps and Effects at with Free Shipping

Fulltone OCD

The Fulltone OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Drive overdrive pedal creates those classic overdriven amp sounds in a single guitar foot pedal.  The pedal features volume, drive, tone knobs, and a HP/LP (High Peak/Low Peak) switch give the pedal a boost to over the top distortion.

People seem to love the sound of this pedal and durability and quality of the tone and construction helps to make it one of the best selling overdrive pedals of 2011.

Line 6 Floor Pod Plus Guitar Multi Effects Pedal Best Selling Guitar Pedals Of 2011

Line 6 Floor POD Plus

Another multi effects guitar pedal, the Line 6 Floor POD Plus has all the features of the well known POD 2.0 plus additional effects in a floor pedal. It has 32 amp models, 16 cab models, 6 delay models, compressor, and 20 other effects (chorus, flanger, reverbs, sub-octave, and synth etc.).  

This pedal competes with the BOSS ME-70 but is a cheaper alternative. While it won’t give you the same sound quality as a range of separate high quality guitar pedals it is really good value for money which makes it a popular multi effects guitar pedal.

Dunlop Original Crybaby Wah Pedal Best Selling Guitar Pedals Of 2011

Dunlop Original Crybaby

The Dunlop Original Crybaby wah pedal—you get the real sound is one of those classic pedals used heavily in 60’s and 70s music. The heavy  steel construction of the pedal means that it will handle lots of abuse.

If you’re playing 70s funk or wanting to cut through the mix with your guitar solos this guitar pedal is the one of the best ones to do the job.

Electro-Harmonix Pog2 Polyphonic Octave Generator Guitar Effects Pedal Best Selling Guitar Pedals Of 2011

Electro-Harmonix POG2

The Electro-Harmonix POG2 guitar effects pedal is a polyphonic octave generator that features 4 octave generators and a separate effects section including a resonant low pass filter, attack and detune to create unique sounds such as an 18-string guitar to rich to lush symphonic and organ sounds.

This guitar pedal is a best seller of 2011 due to its versatility in a range of musical settings and the great range of unique high quality sound that you can get out of it.

Line 6 Dl4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal Best Selling Guitar Pedals Of 2011

Line 6 DL4 Delay Stompbox Modeler

The Line 6 DL4 Delay Stompbox Modeler features 16 vintage delay and echo effects including Tube Echoplex, Space Echo, Deluxe Memory Man, Analog Delay, Reverse, and other effects. It also features the ability to save 3 presets and an onboard Tap Tempo control, 14 seconds of sample-loop memory and stereo inputs and outputs.

The versatility of the delay sounds that you can get out of this pedal have helped it to be a best selling guitar pedal throughout last year. While it doesn’t have the warmth of an analog delay such as the MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay it does offer great value for money with the range of delay sounds it can produce.

Isp Technologies Decimator G String Noise Reduction Effect Pedal Best Selling Guitar Pedals Of 2011

Decimator G String

The Decimator G String is a noise reduction pedal that provides a totally independent channel of noise reduction in effects loop or after a preamp section where the Decimator level detectors track the signal output of the guitar.

This noise reduction pedal is a best seller due to the simple fact that it reduces noise in the singal chain of guitar effects without negatively affecting the tone of sustain of the guitar or other effects being used.


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Phil February 5, 2012 at 12:01 pm

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