MXR Compressor only showing gain reduction for slap/pop

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by MMiller28, Feb 3, 2018.

  1. MMiller28

    MMiller28 Supporting Member

    Apr 27, 2003
    Even when I'm using an 18v active bass on full volume with the Input knob on the pedal all the way up (only for experimentation, I don't normally have it set like that). Is something wrong or am I just that big of a compression noob?
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  2. geolikezik


    Mar 13, 2016
    Doesn’t sound right, I am getting gain reduction with active bass on full volume, gently finger picking, when the input knob is around 2-3 o’clock. Have you tried another bass ?
  3. XLunacy


    Nov 28, 2013
    Yep try another bass, another cable, maybe another power supply / battery for the pedal too ?
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