Recording with the Wah-Thing pedal

Recording a performance with the WahThing pedal in manual mode requires special consideration.

The normal recording process is to record the raw signal on a track, with the effects processing committed only at the final mix/rendering stage. With a manual Wah Pedal, we need to capture the complete performance including the Wah Pedal movement. There are two approaches:

  1. Record the track output including the plug-in processing (recommended)
  2. Record the track input and capture parameter automation for wah pedal movement

We have created the following support notes explaining how to record the track output for some of the most popular DAW software:

Record a live track with plug-in processing - Reaper
Record a live track with plug-in processing - Logic
Record a live track with plug-in processing - Cubase

When using parameter automation to capture the Wah pedal movement, use S-Gear v3.21 or later. With Apple Logic and sample accurate automation, it may be necessary to disable the 'Convolver Buffer Optimisation' option in the S-Gear CONFIG screen.