Seymour Duncan may be mainly known as pickup makers but they have also been making incredible pedals over the last few years. Things like their 805 Overdrive and Pickup Booster have been doing amazingly well thanks to their transparent sound and versatile range of tones. Now they are hitting the Bass Compressor world hard with their new Studio Bass Compressor pedal.
Compression Is Vital
If you are a bass player compression is an extremely important part of your sound. The Studio Bass Compressor aims to give you every type of compression you could ever need to matter if you are playing blues, jazz, metal. Just plug in this pedal to your rig and tune it in to your sound to instantly change your style.
From Subtle To Intense
The joys of a versatile compressor like this is that you can dial in exactly the amount you need no matter if it is a smooth subtle squeeze or a full on intense squashing of your tone. By using the compression, volume, blend, attack and frequency controls you can achieve any possible compression sound you would ever need.
Designed For Pros
A pedal this good had to be designed with the pros in mind. From its strong and sturdy metal construction to its low noise circuit and high quality components this pedal will survive a long time on the road on any pedalboard. A good compressor is a must have tool for any bassist so why not get one that can do everything you will ever need.
Here's what Seymour Duncan say about the Studio Bass Compressor
The Studio Bass Compressor was designed for professional bassists looking for a compressor that can provide increased sustain, accentuated picking and can even out single-note runs. It's extremely low noise and has an easy-to-use control format: The Blend knob allows you to control the amount of wet signal so you can bring natural snap back into your individual notes. The Volume knob lets you to control the output (or you can push it up and lower the Compression for a great clean boost). The Attack knob regulates how quickly the compressor reacts to your initial pick attack - cranking it up will give a late attack that allows your pick or finger dynamics to come through before the compression kicks in. The Compressor knob is the heart of the pedal and allows you to easily control the dynamic range, while the Low/Full/Mid switch determines the frequency content of the dry signal being blended in with the compressed signal, making it easy to bring back your dynamic range.
The Studio Bass Compressor is incredibly versatile: you can easily go from a subtle compression that gently smoothes things out all the way to a high compression that balances the dynamics in slap-style playing to keep each note from being too harsh or overbearing. Rock players can effortlessly summon powerful midrange punch while maintaining a fat bottom end. Bassists who prefer a more vintage sound can dial in a nice even mixture of top, mid and bottom frequencies.