Tech 21 Sansamp Bass Compressor

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by John K., Dec 4, 2001.

  1. What exactly does a compressor do and what effects does the compression have on your sound? The details on it say that it can compress from 1:1 to 15:1. Whats that mean?
  2. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    think of it as making the loud parts quieter and the quiet parts louder. It sort of helps keep you at a more even keel, a little bit of which is a good thing. It's very useful if your playing is varies a lot dynamically. --->Click Here<---- a link that describes how it works.

    edit: I have the bass compactor and find it to be a very high quality pedal compressor. Very good value for the money too. +/- $80.00