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BBE Opto Stomp Optical Compressor Pedal

The BBE B-Max bass preamp is now available in a compact stomp pedal. This pedal delivers a smooth compression and features a switchable -15dB pad. (12) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

Players love the optical compressor in the highly acclaimer BBE B-Max bass preamp, so much so that BBE decided to offer the same compressor reminiscent of the classic designs of the best vintage optical-element compressors of the 50s and 60s. Other features include switchable -15dB pad, LED compression indicator, non-slip rubber bottom, easy-access 9v battery compartment and included external power supply.

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Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz (+/- 1 dB)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 101dB

THD: 0.01% at 1kHz

Noise: -94dBu

Input Impedance: Instrument 1 MEG Ohm

Output Impedance: Instrument 1 kOhm

*0dBu = 0.775Vms

Power Requirements:
Battery: 9VDC
Battery Life: 50 Hours
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 6 x 3 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 714-897-6766
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Heavenly Compression"
Sound: I've been looking for a good compression unit for use in live playing with my Taylor 710 CE. I'm more an analog kinda guy recently selling a digital compressor for this one. It gives a real nice sound with the taylor... I'd even say tasty. Easy to use. Feature: This is really basic, two nobs. You just feel your way and you get the sound that's right for you. Ease of Use: As I said before, very intuitive and easy to get the right sound for you. Quality: Solid construction. Looks durable. Value: I think this is a very, very good value. The price is excellent for what you get. Manufacturer Support: Have not had any dealings with the company. So I chose a middle of the pack rating. The Wow Factor: The only lower rating... the yellow color kind of jumps out, but it's starting to grow on my. These are very well made, good priced work horse pedals. I'm happy BBE went for sound quality over pure looks. Overall: If lost or stolen, this would be an absolute "for sure" purchase. It is now a permanent part of my performance rig.
Style of Music: Acoustic folk, blues and outlaw country
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Nice pedal for smooth compression"
Sound: Smooth, lovely compression. This pedal will not give you the crushing compression of a Black Finger or something; it's not a sound-coloring effect. Rather, it's a sound-shaping tool, and in that capacity, it works beautifully. It will even your tone nicely, and it gives me unreal sustain with my Les Pauls. Feature: A lot of compressors have attack settings and other features...this one just has compression and volume knobs. There's also a -15dB pad switch that I never use. Simplicity: a good thing. Ease of Use: Plug it in, twiddle the knobs for a second, and you're set. Quality: Seems very solid. Rubber grip on the bottom is a nice touch. Overall: This is an outstanding compressor unless you're shooting for "chicken pickin'" or metal sounds. I play a couple of Les Pauls, primarily for rock 'n' blues, but I play fingerstyle--and I find that this compressor preserves the dynamics of my playing while still doing a lot to even out the tone. It's a subtle but indispensable little box.
Style of Music: It's all good
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