Gear Watch: Diamond Bass Comp compressor pedal

Diamond Bass Comp compressor pedalDiamond Pedals has announced the release of their first pedal designed specifically for bass instruments, the Bass Comp.

Based on the company’s Diamond Compressor, the Bass Comp combines a “low-noise optical compression circuit with a powerful and musical tilt EQ circuit” to create a better bass sound. It boasts an extended frequency response, making it friendly for 4-, 5-, or even 6-string basses.

Bass Comp specs:

  • Optical compression circuit
  • Tilt EQ section offers selectable frequency center of 250/900Hz
  • True bypass signal path
  • Bi-color LED provides visual indication of compression
  • 18-volt operation for exceptional headroom

All of Diamond’s pedals are handmade in Canada. The Diamond Bass Compressor pedal is available for the MSRP $249, and are backed by a 5-year manufacturer warranty. For more info, visit Diamond’s web site.

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