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Compressor pedal

Compressor pedal
A compressor is a very commonly used guitar effect. With a compressor pedal you make the signal of your instrument more even. The hard notes get a little softer and the soft notes a little louder. It creates, more or less, one volume level at which you play. This is especially useful if you want more sustain in your signal, or for studio recordings, for example.

How does a compressor pedal work?
The effects pedal compresses the signal. When you strike a string, the compressor lowers the volume. Some pedals allow you to specify how quickly the sound goes to that lower level and how long it should stay there. The pedal will ramp up the volume level again the moment it falls below a certain value. This way your sound stays at the same volume level for as long as possible.

What differences are there?
There are roughly three different pedals: VCA, FET and OPTO. It goes too far to explain the exact differences here. Basically, different methods and different components are used to compress the volume of your signal. In addition, many guitar pedals today have parallel compression. This allows you to add the original signal back with the compressed signal. This way you don’t lose the attack of your signal.

Whatever type you are looking for, we should have it in stock.