These are the best Black Friday 2023 guitar effects pedal deals

Whether you’re a seasoned pro looking to save on a boutique box or a budding musician looking to expand their sound, let the Guitar.com do the legwork in finding you the best pedal deals this Black Friday.

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Unleash your creativity and elevate your sound with our hand-picked selection of the best guitar effects pedal deals from top retailers in the USA and UK this Cyber Week. The Guitar.com editorial team has been hard at work scouring thousands of Black Friday deals to bring you the best deals and the biggest savings – without you having to so much as lift a finger.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro looking to save on a boutique box or a budding musician looking to expand their sound with some affordable options, our curated list will make sure you don’t miss out on a bargain this Black Friday.

And of course, if you’re not in the market for a new pedal right now, don’t fret – head to our Black Friday hub to check out all the best deals from across the guitar world this Cyber week.

Best Black Friday guitar effects pedal deals, at a glance:

Save £170 on the Universal Audio Dream 65

Perhaps the best Black Friday deal on the planet right now, you can snag the internets very favourite amp-in-a-box pedal – and perhaps the very best emulation of a Fender ’65 Deluxe Reverb that isn’t stuck inside of a Fender Tone Master amp of the same name – for a whopping £170 off the retail price at Thomann. For a pedal that’s this in demand, discounts like this are RARE – get on it while you can!

Save up to £264 on Neural DSP Quad Cortex bundles

What use is a Quad Cortex if you can’t take it everywhere you want and show off to your bandmates and collaborators that instead of a massive rig everything you need for your gig fits inside a sleek little case? Still lots of use, to be fair – but trust us, you’ll want to keep your expensive new toy safe on the road, which is why this Black Friday deal at Thomann is such great value. For the price of a regular Quad Cortex you also get a free official Neural DSP QC Gigcase, worth £105 AND you also get a free download of any Neural DSP plugin of your choice – meaning you could get up to £248’s worth of free stuff!

Save 20% on the Universal Audio Dream 65

Pedalboard amps offer a wealth of advantages over a traditional box with a speaker in, and UA’s Dream – a studio-quality recreation of a Fender 1965 Deluxe Reverb – might be the very best of the bunch. These things don’t get reduced often however, so jump on this 20% saving while you can!

Save $200 on the Boss GT-1000

Multi-effects are a great way to centralise all your tone-shaping tools in one simple and easily programmable package, and the GT-1000 remains one of the best on the market thanks to Boss’s premium AIRD tech giving its best ever amp model tones. Saving a whopping 18% on the list price, this one is a serious bargain.

Save $60 on the Walrus Audio Fable

One of the newest pedals in Walrus’s impressive arsenal, the Fable is a soundscapers dream – featureing reverse delay, glitchy sounds, and octaves that enable you to create some truly new sounds.

Save 31% on the MXR Duke Of Tone

What’s even better than one of the most iconic and hard to find drive pedals being faithfully recreated in small and affordable form? Getting said pedal for a sweet deal too – believe the hype, the Duke Of Tone is it!

Save 20% on the EarthQuaker Devices Plumes

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The guitar world is not short of Tube Screamer-derived pedals, but the Plumes quickly proves that it is far more than that – with distinct and clever internal changes that make this one of the best overdrives out there.

Save 17% on the Wampler Tumnus

The guitar world is ALSO not short of a klone or two, but for those in the know, Brian Wampler’s take on the classic Centaur formula might be the very best out there.

Save 20% on the Joyo Taureen overdrive

No prizes for guessing which famous overdrive pedal this unit from Joyo’s highly thought-of R Series, and like most klones you’ll get the same three knobs as the famous Centaur and even a gold paintjob in for your money – but in a much smaller chasis.

Save 10% on the Fender Mirror Image Delay

Fender’s recent entry into the effects world has been well-recieved across the board, and this is a killer deal from PMT on what is a very fully featured delay, offering analog, digital and tape echo emulations.

Save 33% on the Boss DS-1W

The Waza version of Boss’s venerable DS-1 pedal takes everything that was great and iconic about the original and adds a tweaked Custom mode that focuses midrange and increases touch response – it’s the best sounding DS-1 ever.

Save 19% on the TC Electronic DC30

If you’re after a more affordable take on the amp pedal concept then TC’s emulation of the iconic Vox AC30 Top Boost is very impressive for the price – even moreso with nearly 20% off at Thomann.


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