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Average pedal cost?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by cousinofmurloc, Mar 26, 2014.

  1. cousinofmurloc


    Feb 24, 2014
    Hey guys I've been playing bass about 3 months and I'm trying to expand my knowledge. I have learned the basics and I practice about 4 hours everyday. I love how effects sound on bass and I plan on buying pedals eventually. How much do pedals usually cost or does it greatly vary depending on the effect or brand? And any recommendations for pedals would also be greatly appreciated!
  2. Nate85x


    Mar 24, 2014
    It all varies between brand and what you want or what style of pedals you think that you might be into. You can spend $20 dollars on up to a couple hundred. Like many others maybe starting with a multi effects pedal unit first will help. That way you can experiment with distortions, delays, and many other effects. Look on guitar centers site you can find pedals used there for a decent price, it all comes down to what you want to pay. Maybe you can find a cheap digitech mult effects to play with to get an idea on what you would like.
  3. yaksonator


    Apr 16, 2011
    Branson, MO
    Price varies a lot.. but in a lot of cases (not all) you absolutely get what you pay for. If you have a particular type of sound in mind would help with recommendations. We live in a day and age where boutique builders are taking the effect market to new levels. Its really amazing what's happening at the moment.
  4. AaronVonRock


    Feb 22, 2013
    Buy used pedals and save lots of money. Check eBay or this forum for good deals.
  5. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Supporting Member

    You question is way too wide to be answered properly.
    A pedal will cost anywhere between 20 and 2000.
    There are tens of thousands of them, thousands of which are currently available new.