Origin Effects Introduces the Cali76 Bass Compressor Pedal

Origin Effects Cali76 Bass Compressor Pedal

Origin Effects has updated its Cali76 line of compressor pedals with the Cali76 FET Compressor and the Cali76 Bass Compressor. The two new units replace the Cali76 Compact Deluxe and Cali76 Compact Bass, keeping all the tone of their predecessors while featuring a smaller enclosure, improved metering, and more.

“First up, the new compressors are housed in an even smaller, pedalboard-friendly enclosure. A 10-LED bar graph gives accurate gain reduction metering, while internally increased voltage guarantees massive headroom from a standard 9VDC power supply,” Origin writes. “Good news for home producers who want to use the Cali76 with line level signals. Origin Effects have also made some subtle changes to the compressor’s sidechain, which results in a dynamic response much closer to those coveted “large-format” pedals.”

The Cali76 Bass Compressor, inspired by the vintage Urei 1176 studio compressor, features an all-analog circuit. Its control set includes a Dry knob for parallel compression and an improved sidechain similar to that of Origin’s “large format” Cali76.

Hear some sample settings from Ian Martin Allison:

The Origin Effects Cali76 Bass Compressor is available now for $369.

Origin Effects Cali76 Bass Compressor Pedal Color Options

Origin Effects Cali76 Bass Compressor Pedal Features:

All-analog signal path
Ultra-fast FET compression
1176-inspired circuitry
Dedicated Attack, Release and Ratio controls
Dry Blend control for parallel compression
10-LED bar graph gain reduction meter
Voltage increased internally to 24V for high headroom
Optimized for bass, compatible with line-level signals
Improved dynamic response matches large format Cali76
High-quality buffered bypass
Premium components throughout
Designed and built in England

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