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Compressor Effects Pedals

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  1. Top Rated
    Keeley Compressor Plus
    Keeley Compressor Plus
    $129.00
  2. Top Rated
    Boss CS-3 Compression Sustainer Pedal
    Boss CS-3 Compression Sustainer Pedal
    $99.99
  3. Best Seller
    Walrus Audio Limited-Edition Deep Six Compressor Effects Pedal
    $199.00
  4. Top Rated
    TC Electronic HyperGravity Compressor Guitar Pedal
    $129.99
  5. Electro-Harmonix Freeze Sound Retainer Compression Guitar Effects Pedal
    $123.10
  6. Top Rated
    MXR M-102 Dyna Comp Compressor Pedal
    MXR M-102 Dyna Comp Compressor Pedal
    $79.99
  7. LR Baggs Align Session Acoustic Saturation/Compressor/EQ Effects Pedal
    $179.00
  8. Top Rated
    Empress Effects Compressor Analog Compression Guitar Effects Pedal
    $249.00
    Open Box:
    $219.12
  9. Top Rated
    Xotic Effects SP Compressor Guitar Effects Pedal
    $132.00
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    Pigtronix Philosopher's Tone Micro Compressor Effects Pedal
    $119.00
  11. Top Rated
    Wampler Ego Compressor Pedal
    Wampler Ego Compressor Pedal
    $199.97
  12. Top Rated
    Wampler Mini Ego Compressor Pedal
    Wampler Mini Ego Compressor Pedal
    $149.99
  13. TC Electronic Forcefield Compressor Effect Pedal
    $59.99
  14. Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Big Muff Pi Sustain Guitar Effects Pedal
    $120.30
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    Mooer Yellow Comp Optical Compressor Guitar Effects Pedal
    $64.99
  16. Top Rated
    Electro-Harmonix Bass Compressor/ Sustainer
    $79.10
  17. Electro-Harmonix Tone Corset Analog Compressor Effects Pedal
    $89.50
  18. TC Electronic SpectraComp Bass Compression Pedal
    $99.00
  19. Top Rated
    Boss CP-1X Compressor Pedal
    Boss CP-1X Compressor Pedal
    $149.99
  20. Behringer CS400 Compressor/Sustainer Guitar Effects Pedal
    $24.99
  21. JHS Pedals Little Black Amp Box Pedal
    JHS Pedals Little Black Amp Box Pedal
    $45.00
  22. MXR Dyna Comp Mini Compressor Pedal
    $99.99
  23. Fender The Bends Compressor Effects Pedal
    Fender The Bends Compressor Effects Pedal
    $129.99
    Open Box:
    $114.39
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    Outlaw Effects Wrangler Compressor Effects Pedal
    $49.00
  25. Keeley Compressor Pro Guitar Effects Pedal
    $299.00
  26. Top Rated
    MXR M-132 Super Comp Compressor Pedal
    MXR M-132 Super Comp Compressor Pedal
    $89.99
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    Pigtronix Philosopher Bass Compressor Micro Effects Pedal
    $119.00
  28. Top Rated
    Bogner Lyndhurst Compressor Effects Pedal
    Bogner Lyndhurst Compressor Effects Pedal
    $237.99
  29. TC Electronic Hypergravity Mini Compressor
    $99.99
  30. New
    MXR Dyna Comp Deluxe Compressor Effects Pedal
    $129.99
  31. MXR CSP102SL Script Dyna Comp Compressor Guitar Effects Pedal
    $139.99
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    EarthQuaker Devices The Warden V2 Optical Compressor Effects Pedal
    $199.00
  33. Electro-Harmonix Nano Soul Preacher Compressor / Sustainer Guitar Effects Pedal
    $79.10
  34. Top Rated
    Maxon Nine Series Compressor Pro+ Pedal
    Maxon Nine Series Compressor Pro+ Pedal
    $208.55
  35. Behringer Compressor/Limiter CL9 Guitar Effects Pedal
    $24.99
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    Taurus Tux MK2 Compressor Effects Pedal
    $179.00
  37. JHS Pedals Pulp N Peel 500 Guitar Compressor
    $229.00
  38. Keeley GC-2 Limiting Amplifier Guitar Compression Pedal
    $199.00
  39. Pre-Order
    Mad Professor Forest Green Compressor/Sustainer Guitar Effects Pedal
    $195.95
  40. Pettyjohn Electronics Crush Compressor Effects Pedal
    $369.00
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Of all the equipment you can use to refine the sound of your electric guitar, compression and sustain effects pedals are among the most common—and for a good reason. These pedals allow you to easily tame a note that would otherwise be a bit too strong, or to bring up the tail end of a sustained chord for maximum effect. In technical terms, your compressor's job is to shrink (or "compress") the dynamic range of the audio signal. The practical outcome is that loud sounds get quieter and quiet sounds get louder. A common use for the compression and sustain effects pedal is to stabilize volume and soften the "attack" of a note by curbing its onset and boosting its sustain. Adjusted to extreme settings, a compressor is also useful as a limiter. The low-end compression of these pedals is ideal for boosting notes as they fade, giving you a sustain effect that can add impact to the last note of a solo or enhance the effect of a rhythm riff. Restraining the louder end and amplifying the lower end, these pedals can actually boost and trim the guitar's volume simultaneously, reining in extremes to help balance the sound. Compared to other effects pedals, the role of the compression and sustain stompbox is subtle but invaluable. While some pedals are predisposed to complement certain styles of music or be used in highly specialized roles, the compressor is a fundamental link in any guitarist's chain, widely used no matter the song or genre.


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