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  • Bassics Unveils New Bass Amplification and Pedals

    Bassics Unveils New Bass Amplification and Pedals

    After releasing the BPA-01 floor bass preamp, Bassics took to the Winter NAMM Show this year to unveil a host of new products designed by renowned studio engineer Malcolm Toft. The range includes the A900 power amp, the AH900 bass amp head, and four new pedals: a compressor, a distortion, an EQ, and a preamp.... »

  • Ampeg Introduces Liquifier and Opto Comp Pedals

    Ampeg Introduces Liquifier and Opto Comp Pedals

    Ampeg launched two new pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year: the Liquifier Analog Chorus and Opto Comp Analog Optical Compressor. The new pedals add to their existing preamp and overdrive pedals. The Liquifier features a dual chorus circuit, which Ampeg says offers deep potential. “This isn’t your typical chorus pedal,” Ampeg Product Manager... »

  • OnkartGromt Introduces the Grompressor Pedal

    OnkartGromt Introduces the Grompressor Pedal

    Norway’s OnkartGromt has released a new compressor called the Grompressor, which the company describes as an advanced compressor that is very useful for bassists. “With options to control Input Level, Threshold, Attack, Release, Ratio, and Output Gain it is almost like a plugin in a DAW,” says pedal builder √ėyvind Mjanger. “You can also save... »

  • API Introduces TranZformer LX Bass Pedal

    API Introduces TranZformer LX Bass Pedal

    API has unveiled the TranZformer series, including the TranZformer LX bass pedal. The pedal incorporates the company’s traditional analog signal path with gain control, compression, and equalization all in one unit. The pedal’s variable compressor, which can be bypassed, is their API 525. The three-band EQ can also be bypassed for flexibility. Other features include... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Introduces The Platform

    Electro-Harmonix Introduces The Platform

    Electro-Harmonix has released The Platform, a stereo compressor/limiter that includes an overdrive section as well as a volume swell function. Suited for guitar or bass, the stereo pedal has a full compressor control set including Volume, Attack, Release, Sustain, and Hard or Soft Knee buttons. A set of colored LEDs show your compression settings as... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Unveils Tone Corset Compressor

    Electro-Harmonix Unveils Tone Corset Compressor

    Electro-Harmonix has expanded their dynamic range with the Tone Corset, an analog OTA (Operational Transconductance Amplifier) compressor pedal. The pedal has a four-knob layout with Volume, Sustain, Attack, and Blend controls. Blend mixes the compressed and dry signals for a fatter sound. It also has a pad switch for padding down the input signal, which... »

  • TC Electronic Introduces the HyperGravity Mini Compressor and Mimiq Mini Doubler Pedals

    TC Electronic Introduces the HyperGravity Mini Compressor and Mimiq Mini Doubler Pedals

    In addition to revamping their PolyTune pedal this year, TC Electronic has unveiled two new mini effects: the HyperGravity Mini Compressor and the Mimiq Mini Doubler. Each of the new units are compact versions of existing models with tweaks. TC calls the HyperGravity Mini Compressor the world’s smallest multi-band compressor. It features their MD3 algorithm... »

  • Bogner Introduces the Lyndhurst Compressor Pedal

    Bogner Introduces the Lyndhurst Compressor Pedal

    Amp designer Reinhold Bogner recently unveiled a series of effects pedals, and now he’s added to it with the Lyndhurst Compressor. The pedal was born from a collaboration with Bogner and legendary electronics engineer Rupert Neve to give the sounds of vintage mixing boards into your pedalboard. “The Lyndhurst compressor combines the best of both... »

  • Miura Guitars Introduces the M2 Compressor/Limiter

    Miura Guitars Introduces the M2 Compressor/Limiter

    Miura Guitars has gotten into the pedal business with the M2 Compressor/Limiter. The pedal has Threshold, Ratio, Attack, and Level controls for dialing in the right amount of compression. It has two LEDs: one to show the status as on or off, and one to indicate how strong the compressor is in effect. The Ratio... »

  • Mastro Valvola Introduces the Millibar Mk2 Compressor

    Mastro Valvola Introduces the Millibar Mk2 Compressor

    Italy’s Mastro Valvola has unveiled the Millibar mk2, a studio-grade optical compressor designed for both bass and guitar. The new version takes their retro-styled pedal and adds a new feature. “Inspired by the performance of the Universal Audio 1176 and Teletronix LA2A, we have managed to recreate and implement their characteristics in the Millibar, in... »