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Compressor Mini Pedal
Add a compressor to your pedal board with this Compressor Mini Pedal from Monoprice!
This mini pedal it produces a classic compression sound with a smooth attack and decay, while preserving the transients. The compression can be adjusted from 1:2 to 1:6 and you can control the tone to emphasize high or low frequencies or anything in between. The pedal features true bypass, so it won't alter your tone when not actively in use.
The casing is metal for long term durability. It is powered using a 9VDC power adapter with a negative tip/center, such as our 9V Power Supply for Guitar Pedals (PID 611690).
|Compression Range||1:2 to 1:6|
|Input||1/4" monaural TS jack (impedance: 470k ohms)|
|Output||1/4" monaural TS jack (impedance: 1k ohms)|
|Power Requirement||AC adapter. 9VDC (tip/center negative plug)|
|Dimensions (WDH)||1.8" x 3.7" x 2.0" (46 x 94 x 50 mm)|
Oh, by the way, to the silly people saying the input/output configuration is awkward, what in the world did the drummer slip in your Pabst? The unit isn't much longer across than a cable jack! they are necessarily staggered and the whole configuration works great. So there.
PROS: $36. What's that? You don't have $36? Then you're probably a drummer and don't need a compressor.
It will compress your unwieldy and crummy guitar technique into a shiny cubic zirconia.
Did I mention it's less than $37? (For drummers: I realize this seems like an impossible amount of currency, but trust me. I'm not joking.)
It is not a drummer.
CONS: It does not dispense refreshing beverages. It can not be eaten, unless you are some sort of robot that converts guitar pedals into fuel. It can not be used to repel drummers unless modified. PM me. It can not be used to build a woman. If you plant it, it will not sprout a compression tree. If it were a drummer, that would be a con. Otherwise, this shiz is tight.
I would recommend this pedal to anyone.
PROS: No added noise
CONS: None for me
PROS: Transparent.. Subtle. Hard to get a bad sound out of it.. Small. Strong case. Nice bright blue LED. Extreme bargain.
CONS: Nothing I can find for me. It does what I want and cheaply. I wish though they tell what type of compressor this is. Not for old type country string popping.
PROS: Nice compression. Very handy treble boost.
CONS: Need to be careful hitting the footswitch.
PROS: Small footprint
Easy controls designed to set it and forget it
Worth the investment just to learn how compression affects your tone
LED is very bright blue
CONS: LED is very bright blue (not really a con, just be aware)
As with all mini pedals, needs AC power (not really a con, just be aware)
PROS: Low noise, small footprint, works with Boss (normal, centre/tip neg) power adapter, bright LED, true bypass.
CONS: True bypass (sometimes you want buffered, AMIRITE!?), not a ton of compression, not very interesting paint job.
PROS: I love the mini format
CONS: None so far
I'm also impressed with the build quality of this thing. I've used several other micro-pedals like this Monoprice series and Mooer's pedals (which I'm also a fan of), but this pedal stands out as just being a really solid product. Colors are sharp, knobs and jacks feel secure, and the foot switch is soft touch, so no "CLICK" when you turn it on, which is always a plus. Usually build quality is one of the last things I'm concerned about with a pedal, but this has really impressed me nonetheless.
3 weeks ago
PROS: I love this pedal. I had an old EP boost and this thing works just like it except the without the internal dip switches and the added plus of some compression and a nice treble boost. If you want just compression you have to cut the level back and it has enough compression for me.
CONS: The sustain that is in some compression pedals is not there but it still extends sustain, it is just more subtle.
8 months ago