Select and Compare: Donner Wah Cry Volume Pedal to the Ernie Ball VP Jr. P06180

Trying to decide between two models? You might think it all comes down to the price, but frankly there is a lot more to it. For more information and product comparisons, check out our longer article here.

First, let's have a look at the Donner Wah Cry Volume Pedal. Who doesn’t love two-in-one solutions? Shampoo and body wash in one, popcorn coated in chocolate, a laptop that can become a tablet, we just love the stuff! If you too like buying one product but actually getting two, you’re going to like Donner Wah Cry Volume Pedal. This is a mini pedal that you can use both as a wah pedal and a volume pedal, which is great.

The second product we are looking at in this head-to-head review is the Ernie Ball VP Jr. P06180. If you read through reviews before you make a purchase, what do you normally need to read in order to buy a product? One thing that we noticed in lots of reviews for Ernie Ball VP Jr volume pedal is that there are incredibly many guitarists who swear by it and say that it’s by far the best volume pedal they’ve ever owned. Just that would convince most people to give it a go.

A deeper look at the features of the Donner Wah Cry Volume Pedal

It offers excellent response and takes up very little space on your pedalboard. The volume mode is designed so that it keeps every detail of your sound, so you can use it without it compromising your tone and chords.

Let's take a closer look at the Ernie Ball VP Jr. P06180

It’s a passive volume pedal that really allows you to have 100% control of your volume, and you can plug your tuner in it as well. It’s really sturdy, and the top is almost sandpaper-like, so your foot won’t slide off it. One thing that is kind of funny is that Ernie Ball markets it as a small pedal, but it’s actually really big, but don’t let that put you off, it’s good enough to earn some space on your pedalboard!

Donner Wah Cry Volume Pedal Ernie Ball VP Jr. P06180
+ Volume/Wah pedals in one
+ Mini
+ Keeps every detail of your sound

+ Works like a charm
+ Sturdy
+ Your foot won’t slide off
+ Tuner jack
+ 100% volume control

This pedal works for most guitarists and is perfect for someone who might just have started to build up their pedal collection and are intrigued by the thought of getting two in one. It’s also great if you don’t have much extra space on your pedalboard, or want to be able to squeeze in as many fun pedals as possible in the future since it’s really small. This Ernie Ball VP Jr volume pedal for guitar is the kind of volume expression pedal that any guitarist can use, no matter if you’re a beginner, an intermediate player or a professional.

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You might also be interested in Music Critic's in-depth article on this topic, The 9 Best Volume Pedals.

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