Morley Steve Vai Bad Horsie Wah
Morley Steve Vai Bad Horsie Wah

Steve Vai Bad Horsie Wah, Wah-Wah/Auto Wah/Filtro para Guitarra from Morley.

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ibanez4life SZ! 11/04/2011

Morley Steve Vai Bad Horsie Wah : la opinión de ibanez4life SZ! (content in English)

"A more vocal offering from Morley"

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A signature offspring of Morley designs, the Steve Vai’s Bad Horsie features
-optical switchless, auto-return on and off
-power off of 9 V battery or AC adapter
-standard ¼” in and out for connection between amplifier and guitar
-adjustable delay before pedal turns off


Given its switchless operation, the Bad Horsie is very easy to use, and especially perfect for live situations. The quick on and off allows one to apply the affect in many more situations, where the typical ‘toe-down’ on/off would prove cumbersome and impractical. Additionally, the optical circuit implemented will never wear, so there is no need to worry of eventual maintenance as with your standard wah pedal. As with all Morley switchless pedals, a trim pot inside the pedal itself allows one to adjust the amount of delay before the pedal shuts itself off. The only downside of the switchless, auto-return feature is that achieving a stationary ‘cocked wah’ sound takes some more effort and a steady foot.


If you’ve listened to Steve Vai’s music, you have heard the sound of this wah pedal. The Bad Horsie is full of the smooth and vocal sounds that characterize his leads. When you need it to scream, it is there, but it performs equally well for a more laid-back wah lead as well. The pedal performs very well over the range of the neck, with good response in even the upper region of the treble ‘E’ string. Compared to the Tremonti wah form Morley, this pedal is definitely more vocal and smooth-a little more expressive rather than so cutting. The range, as with most Morley pedals, is more than enough for great expression. The pedal also does better on the clean channel, and does not tend to overdrive so easily.


Another great pedal from Morley, offering a slightly more vocal and smooth wah, contrary to their usual modern and aggressive tones. The auto on-off feature is irreplaceable for live players!