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Boss Introduces BC-1X Bass Comp Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Boss Introduces BC-1X Bass Comp Pedal

Following up on last year’s bass driver, Boss introduced the BC-1X Bass Comp at the 2016 Winter NAMM Show. The pedal is a multi-band compressor optimized for bass that the company says offers a wide range of compression without altering a bass’s fundamental tone. The BC-1X has the familiar compressor controls of Level, Release, Ratio, and Threshold as well as...

Tech 21 Unveils Bass Fly Rig at NAMM 2016
Pedals & Effects

Tech 21 Unveils Bass Fly Rig at NAMM 2016

Tech 21 introduced a Bass version of the Fly Rig 5 at NAMM this year, fitting five of their famed pedals into one. The Bass Fly Rig includes a SansAmp, Octafilter, Chorus, Compressor, and a Boost rolled into one pedal with extra connectivity for versatility. Each effect has its own controls. The SansAmp is complete with a 3-band EQ, level,...

Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Bass Preacher
Pedals & Effects

Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Bass Preacher

Electro-Harmonix unveiled the Bass Preacher at the Winter NAMM Show this year. The compact compressor/sustainer pedal is designed specifically for bass guitar to manipulate its dynamics. It begins with input sensitivity ranges from -10 dBu to +2 dBu, which EHX says makes it ideal for passive and active basses. The Bass Preacher has Volume and Sustain knobs with a three-way...

Providence Unveils Bass Boot Comp BTC-1 Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Providence Unveils Bass Boot Comp BTC-1 Pedal

Providence has expanded their line of bass effects with the Bass Boot Comp BTC-1, a compressor pedal that includes Threshold and Mix effects to dial in a variety of sounds. The company describes the pedal as achieving “clear, bright and smooth compression” with the dry signal’s sound while the Mix control enables “spirited and unique compression.” “Adding dry sound to...

Darkglass Electronics Introduces Super Symmetry Compressor Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Darkglass Electronics Introduces Super Symmetry Compressor Pedal

Darkglass Electronics has expanded their pedal lineup with the Super Symmetry, a compressor they describe as state of the art with a classic feel. “It sounds modern in the way that it doesn’t color your tone while compressing, but the way it reacts to your playing is simply natural and seamless,” they write. Designed and built in Helsinki, Finland, the...

EBS Introduces Black Label Studio Edition Pedals
Pedals & Effects

EBS Introduces Black Label Studio Edition Pedals

Swedish amp company EBS has announced their Black Label series of bass pedals will be getting overhauled with the Black Label Studio Edition lineup. The series updates six pedals – the MultiComp SE, the DynaVerb SE, the UniChorus SE, the OctaBass SE, the MetalDrive SE and the MultiDrive SE – with several improvements for studio use while retaining their effect....

Tech 21 Boost Comp Pedal Now Shipping
Pedals & Effects

Tech 21 Boost Comp Pedal Now Shipping

After announcing the pedal at this year’s NAMM Show, Tech 21 is now shipping the Boost Comp. The all-analog compressor utilizes FET-based technology, which the company says is inherently warm, while simplifying the controls for easy tweaking. The pedal offers pre and post-effect tone shaping capability with its Presence and Tone controls. Presence adds a pre-compression tonal boost in the...

Seymour Duncan Introduces Studio Bass Compressor
Pedals & Effects

Seymour Duncan Introduces Studio Bass Compressor

Seymour Duncan has added to their lineup of bass products with the introduction of the Studio Bass Compressor, a pedal the company says is designed to provide increased sustain, accentuated picking and evened out single-note runs. The pedal is designed for versatility while keeping things intuitive. I has Level, Attack, and Compression knobs for controlling the tone, while a Blend...

Keeley Electronics Releasing Bassist Compressor Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Keeley Electronics Releasing Bassist Compressor Pedal

After introducing it at the NAMM show this year, Keeley Electronics is now readying to ship the Bassist Compressor. Described as an affordable studio-grade dbx compressor in stompbox format, the pedal is built around the THAT Corporation 4320 integrated circuit that utilizes voltage controlled amplifiers, an on-board true-RMS detector, and high performance op-amps. The Bassist works as a compressor as...

Ibanez Teams with Korg for the SR Kaoss Bass
Basses

Ibanez Teams with Korg for the SR Kaoss Bass

Here’s something different: Ibanez has teamed up with Korg to introduce the SRKP4 Bass. The 4-string model takes the company’s flagship SR model and equips it with a Korg Mini Kaoss Pad 2S, which has 100 effect programs that can be controlled real time with a touchpad interface.

Fender Launches Four New Micro-Sized Pedals
Pedals & Effects

Fender Launches Four New Micro-Sized Pedals

Fender has announced a new line of micro-sized pedals including an ABY switcher, a compressor, a DI, and a graphic EQ. Each of the compact pedals weighs about 5.6 ounces and measures 93.5 millimeters deep, 42 millimeters wide, and 52 millimeters tall. Fender Micro ABY Pedal The Micro ABY allows for players to switch between amplifiers or combine two signals...

Fairfield Circuitry Announces The Accountant Compressor Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Fairfield Circuitry Announces The Accountant Compressor Pedal

Fairfield Circuity has unveiled The Accountant, a compact compressor pedal inspired by classic JFET feedback compressors. The all-analog pedal is designed for bass, guitar, vocals, and any pretty much any other audio signal. The Accountant has a single volume knob with a pair of 3-position switches. The first switch controls the compression ratio with 3:1, 6:1, and 12:1 settings. The...