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Tone City Comp Engine Compressor Pedal

Studio-quality compression at a super-affordable price



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    Product Description

    This pedal will not work with a 9V battery, and requires a 9V DC power supply (not included).

    Compressor may not be the most obvious effect in the world, but the difference it can make to your tone when used correctly will surprise you! It is the silent wonder of the guitar world, which is why Tone City have designed their very own stompbox, the Comp Engine.

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    Squeeze Your Tone

    There are two very common ways to use a compressor. One method is by turning the threshold (comp control) up high, delivering a very squashed sound that brings out the attack in your notes and smooths the level out. That is perfect for blues, jazz and funk in particular, where that consistency is vital when playing chords or lead lines.

    The other way that you can use a compressor is by running it into a slightly distorted rig. With just a small amount of compression and a lot of volume, this method provides incredible sustain. Ever wondered how some guitarists get their notes to ring out for so long at the end of a solo? It was most likely by employing a compressor in this way.

    The Comp Engine, with its 3 essential controls, can let you run your compression exactly the way you want - perfect for either method described above.

    Small & Portable

    All Tone City pedals are built in a micro pedal format, which not only helps to save precious real-estate on your pedalboard, but also keeps your bank balance healthy thanks to their amazingly low price. But don't worry, you don't lose any quality when going down to this small size or cost.

    The controls all use high-quality components, and with true bypass switching, your signal will stay as clean and pure as possible.


    Technology: Analogue
    Input Impedance: 500k
    Output Impedance: 10k
    Mono / Stereo: Mono In, Mono Out
    Controls: Volume, Attack, Comp
    Bypass Mode: True bypass
    Power supply: 9VDC, Centre negative
    Power Consumption: 8 mA
    Housing size: Mini
    Dimensions WxHxD (cm): 4,2 x 5,2 x 9,3
    Country of Origin: Made in China

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    Customer Reviews


    69 reviews





    Rob17th Aug 2021

    It compresses well l, however it does roll the tone off abit, seems to work well with bass if you don't mind the top going

    Value 4Looks 5Durability 5Sound 4

    Mr George Shelton25th Jul 2021

    Mr Peter Kendrick28th May 2021

    Value 5Looks 4Durability 4Sound 4

    Mr Jose Maritano3rd May 2021

    Great little pedal. Compact size, which is pedalboard friendly, great looks, and though is not the most sophisticated compressor out there, it really does the job you need

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 4Sound 4

    Philip Parry1st May 2021

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 4

    Keith Cooper26th Apr 2021

    The first one wouldn't work, for some reason, but Andertons came to the rescue and exchanged it for another, (same make), and now my pedal board works perfectly! Thanks guys!

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr John Higginbotham8th Feb 2021

    The pedal hardly does anything. You have to turn all knobs to full, before you hear even a slight compression! Not good. I think they sent me a faulty one.

    Value 1Looks 4Durability 2Sound 1

    Sarennah Longworth-Cook7th Feb 2021

    My first compressor. All good so far. Using for a blues meets 80s rock sound. I think there'll always be a compressor on my board.

    Value 5Looks 4Durability 5Sound 5

    Orri Sm?rason23rd Jan 2021

    Value 4Looks 4Durability 4Sound 4

    David Harris7th Jan 2021

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