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Compression sustainer pedal

Discussion in 'Pedal/Effects Owners Clubs' started by flag72, Nov 3, 2019.

  1. flag72

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    what do you recommende for a compression sustainer pedal . my amp is a classic 30 guitar Fender Elite .
    whats youre choice .
     
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    cs3 works for me
     
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    I use the Dyna Comp Deluxe. It has the classic script circuit, but adds blender and tone knobs, plus an attack switch.
     
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    I use The Mrs. by Dvk and it's quite sensational.
     
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    This is what I use. Not for the compressor neophyte, but a fantastic compressor pedal. Oh, and those three small black dots are pot knobs for adjustments. IMG_4045.JPG
     
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    Boss cs3 or for a cheaper option DoD makes a decent compressor but the boss cs3 is pretty much the standard go to
     
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    I have a dyna comp that works well for chicken picking type playing, but it'd be nice to
    have a compressor with the blend knob as an option.
    I've looked at others, but haven't gone any further than that.
    Years ago, I had an Ibanez UE400 rack mount with compressor as one of the effects.
    It was quite good, as I remember. Don't know which Ibanez pedal (now) would be the same as the
    compressor on that rack unit.
     
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    BOSS CS-3.

    It's the king.

    :)

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    Keeley compressor all the way.

    Sent from my CLT-L29 using Tapatalk
     
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    I tried a lot of compressors before I found one I like - ironically, it was the cheapest. Joyo dyna compressor:

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    It’s subtle but adds a nice fat character. It’s also the least noisy of the compressors I’ve tried. It’s supposedly the same circuit as an old grey Ross compressor that is highly regarded. The original Ross is out of production and quite expensive on the used market - ive never tried one.

    The MXR was quite good, as well. The CS-3 was not my cup of tea. More aggressive, noisier and a different character than the Joyo and MXR. Different character does not mean bad - I just liked the Joyo best, personally.
     

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    Wampler EGO .. Full Size
     
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    wich model the 3 or 5 button model .
     
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    Can’t remember if I tried this on guitar, but I was extremely impressed with it on bass. Retained more low end than most bass compressor pedals I tried.
     
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    5 Button
     
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    Boss CS3 user.

    The tone control is a nice feature. Can dial in smooth or jangle.
     
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    I recommend not to have any. If you want your guitar ad amp to sound good, keep away of Comps

    My choice is NOT to use it. (I had a CS3 that killed my tone and dinamics, so I traded it for beer)
     
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    Budget?

    In the cheap seats are pedals such as the Behringer CL9. A three knob compressor based very closely on every other three knob compressor. It, to me, sounds and responds identically to the even less costly Joyo listed above. Used subtly, they add a touch of sparkle and depth to the sound. Used in Spinal Tap mode, they ruin the sound, and not in a good way. Time taken to dial them in pays dividends.

    There are a plethora of Chinese brands such as Mooer, Tom's Line, Belcat and Aroma ( among many others ) producing three and four knob compressors in a variety of formats. Add in Hotone and the range available expands to confuse. The real cheapies can be very good. The upper range are superb ( Mooer and Hotone in particular ).

    If it's your first compressor, a good cheapie can pay dividends. Don't like compression?, you've not wasted a fortune.Love it?, you've got a spare.
     
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    A behringer CL9 is a clone of the Ibanez CP9. It works great, I use it alot.

    Everyone goes on about behringer pedals being plastic, but they're solid plastic and I've never broken one. I've practised with them, I've gigged with them, I would recommend them to anyone.
     
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