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Tech 21 compactor

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by bryan bailey, Mar 8, 2003.

  1. How is it, I would like to use some compression, cause my style is a little sloppy and making all the sounds even would be very nice.
  2. jive1

    jive1 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    I have one, and I like it because it is simple. The preamp is OK, but the highs can get harsh if you use active pickups. If you use active pickups, the preamp can color your sound. They suggest setting your basses controls to flat if active, and full if passive. The compression has only one control, so I like it because it is simple. However when you turn the compression past 60% the bass can get pretty loud. I use the thing to boost my volume during the too loud guitar player's solo. So use it more like a boost controlled by my foot. Overall I like mine.

    Hope this helps.