G-Lab Bass Wowee-Wah versus EBS Stanley Clarke Signature Bass Wah

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Serpenti, May 5, 2016.

  1. Serpenti


    Apr 20, 2016
    Has anyone tried them both, and which one do you prefer ?

    I have the opportunity to buy them both ''second handed''
    (on-line, so I can't try them out myself).
    Last edited: May 5, 2016
  2. dannybuoy


    Aug 3, 2005
    I've owned the Wowee and it's great. Only sold it as I prefer envelope filters. I've only heard clips of the EBS but didn't like what I heard enough to consider getting one!
  3. bongomania

    bongomania Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    I haven't tried those wah/filters, but I do prefer the construction quality and features of the G-Lab compressor over the EBS one, so that would bias me toward taking a money gamble on the G-Lab.
  4. dannybuoy


    Aug 3, 2005
    The G-Lab is pressure sensitive but also true bypass with silent switching - making it awesome for stepping on to accent single notes!
  5. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    I have the Wowee and I think it's awesome. I haven't used the EBS though.
  6. triviani


    Oct 23, 2010
    I had the g-lab but the range of the rocker was so narrow it felt I was going from setting A straight to setting B. Features were awesome though.
  7. Serpenti


    Apr 20, 2016
    Thank you all for the replies !!

    So I tried to contact the guy of the EBS Stanley Clarke Signature Bass Wah,
    but he hasn't responded yet.

    I think I'll try to contact the person of the G-Lab soon.

    Now, I also have the opportunity to buy a ''second handed'' EBS Bassiq triple envelope filter pedal.

    I have no experience with envelope filters, but I guess I'll have less control over the effect
    comparing it to a Wah pedal...(???)
  8. irbass


    Jun 16, 2011
    Charlotte - NC
    Wowee works perfect.
  9. maxanton


    May 12, 2015
    I have the G-Lab, I absolutely love it. Great wah pedal.
  10. Serpenti


    Apr 20, 2016
    To start with:

    Sorry for my late reply !

    I'm surprised by the lot(s) of love for the Wowee.
    Unfortunately the Wowee is already sold.

    And, the guy of the EBS still hasn't responded.

    So, next time I'll see a G-lab Wowee (''second-handed'') for a good price
    I'll have to act sooner.

    But once again, thank you all for your replies !!
  11. Adienn7


    Jan 26, 2007
    I have a bass WOWEE WAH.. nuff said.. get it.. lol
  12. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    I've compared the Wowee and EBS Wah-One and in terms of function and build quality I preferred the Wowee but the one I got had a volume drop I couldn't live with. The EBS had an iffy bypass switch right out of the box and given I have had several hardware failures with other EBS products I have lost confidence in them. Sound wise I think I preferred the EBS, but only by a small margin. The answer to the comparison eventually turned out to be a Dunlop 105Q which also has a similar bypass function as the Wowee, just step on it to engage.
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