Stompboxes

Some articles on stompboxes:

Effects Units - History
... Stompboxes In the 1980s, digitized rackmount units began replacing stompboxes as the effects format of choice ... The success of Nirvana's 1991 album Nevermind helped to re-ignite interest in stompboxes ... Effects and effects units—stompboxes in particular—have been celebrated by pop and rock musicians in album titles, songs and band names ...
Effects Units - Formats (form Factor) - Stompboxes
... Stompboxes, or effects pedals, are effects units designed to sit on the floor or a pedalboard and be turned on and off with the user's feet ... or "signal chain" may be formed by connecting two or more stompboxes ...