Will the Demeter Compulator do this?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by 5bassman, Aug 8, 2005.

  1. 5bassman

    5bassman Supporting Member

    May 4, 2005
    I want to boost my passive P5. I know an outboard preamp will do this but can the same thing be done with the Demeter?
  2. mgmadian


    Feb 4, 2002
    Austin, TX
    Yes it will provide a louder signal on the output, but it won't be exactly the same signal that it sees on the input (this is a job for a boost pedal... many choices here). That said, the Compulator can do something like clean boost, but it's kinda overkill for that.
  3. Tedintheshed

    Tedintheshed Banned

    Oct 8, 2004
    Columbus, Ohio
    You have to understand that any compressor has one basic function: Gain reduction. On some units, the reduced signal is many times amplified with an output amplifier. The compressor itself doesn't provide the gain, the amplifier does.

    The Demeter has this.