BBE Opto Stomp Settings

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by vernhillbass, Nov 6, 2013.


  1. vernhillbass

    vernhillbass

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    Just picked up a pristine BBE Opto Stomp 'Blue Light Special'. Just curious where you like to set the COMP knob. I am finding I leave the pad switch at zero and the volume to match the bypassed signal. I'm new to compression and am looking for some advice.
     
  2. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member

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    It's just a matter of taste, and it depends ENTIRELY on your specific bass, and how you play, because compression is all about signal levels.
     
  3. Q-Ban-Moe

    Q-Ban-Moe Gold Supporting Member

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    ^^^ ^^^ ^^^ ^^^

    The "Great and powerful, all knowing compressor review god" has spoken!

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  4. vernhillbass

    vernhillbass

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    Hey dude, if the 'all knowing compressor review god' or EF Hutton speaks, I WILL listen. I tried a rack mounted Alesis 2 channel compressor once and it was so complicated (and my hearing is so bad) that I gave up on it. Having only one button (Comp) to adjust is the ticket for me. I like it already!
     
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