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Catalinbread NiCompressor Guitar Effects Pedal in Black or White

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Inspired by the legendary studio Loco Box ‘The Choker’ Compressor of the 1970s in which Compression is the process of lessening the dynamic range between the loudest and quietest parts of an audio signal. This is done by boosting the quieter signals and attenuating the louder signals. The controls you are given to set up acompressor are usually: ... Make-Up Gain - allows you to boost the compressed signal.

The NICOMPRESSOR (pronounced “Nigh Compressor”) offers distinctive tone shaping capabilities. It achieves exceptional compression dynamics while keeping higher-frequencies intact, making your guitar sound incredibly full and fat, without compromising your tone. In seeking to honor, improve, and expand this concept, Catalinbread developed a broader range of functionality and finely-tuned controls.

 Expanding on the concept of uncompromising tone, these knobs boost desired frequencies, bringing them to the surface.
 The Treble brightens your tone, making it sparkle, even when compressed.
 The Bass enhances the lower-frequencies and increases sustain when turned up.

 The Gain allows you to experiment by adding some grit or grain to your sound.

 Staying true to its inspiration, this single knob design allows you to find the sweet spot and make adjustments simply and effectively.

 When turned up, the compressor sends out a hot signal, boosting from within.
 When turned down, the next effects in the chain boost the compression.

 All premium analog components, through-hole construction.
 FET based (MPF4393)
 Transistor and op-amp based circuit
 Power Supply: 9 volt
 Current Draw: 11 mA
 Attack Time: 4.8 mS
 Release Time: 350 mS

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http://catalinbread.com http://distortionltd.com The Nicompressor is the last pedal designed by Catalinbread founder Nicholas Harris before his untimely passing in 2016, found as a mostly-complete prototype on the shop’s breadboard. Based on the legendary Locobox Choker—the same used by Jellyfish’s Jason Falkner—the Nicompressor greatly expands on both the control set and the functionality of the original, delivering a hardy audio tool that can be used by musicians of all stripes while still delivering an even-keeled and highly customizable compression experience.
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    http://catalinbread.com http://distortionltd.com The Nicompre...

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