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Xotic SP Compressor Pedal

Based on the legendary Ross Compressor, this compact pedal lets you select between HI, MID, and LO frequency bands for authentic vintage compression. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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The new Xotic SP Compressor offers the same OTA (operational transconductance amplifier) technology used in what many guitar players consider the best compressor ever, the Ross Compressor. The SP Compressor has superb tone quality featuring a wide variety of compressor tones from vintage, to subtle, to modern and more. It's super flexible and features a dry blend knob, up to +15dB of boost and an internal dip switch for attack control. This compact design is a powerful tool for the working musicians. True bypass for eliminating any signal interference when switched off. Can be used with AC adapter (optional) or 9V Battery.

Xotic Effects shows you the level of smooth compression you can get with the SP Compressor:


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- Dimensions (W/D/H): 3.5" x 1.5" x 1.5" (89mm X 38mm X 38mm)
- Weight: 0.57 lbs. (260g)
- Switching: True Bypass
- Power Consumption: 9VDC/5mA
- Battery Type: 9VDC (006P) x 1
- AC Adapter (Optional): 9VDC, Negative Tips (Regulated)
- Input Impedance: 1M ohm
- Output Impedance: 10k ohm
- Nominal Input signal level: -20dB (100mVrms)
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 0.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 3 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SP COMPRESSOR
zZounds Expert Review
The Xotic SP Compressor pedal is tiny, but has serious versatility with the addition of a switch for adjusting the compression to three different amounts. On top of all that, there's an internal dip switch with 4 controls that can adjust the attack/release time, cut highs, or pad the input signal to get rid of unwanted distortion or cut lows if needed. The addition of a blend knob really makes the SP Compressor an always-on pedal, because sometimes you just want your dry signal to still be a bit more apparent in your mix, instead of only the fully compressed tone. It really sounded awesome with my Gibson's humbuckers, especially with the input pad on to increase the clarity. Obviously, this is bread-and-butter for any country players out there, who usually want a bright and heavy spank with a quick release time, but I can't think of a single style of music this pedal wouldn't work perfectly for.

- Justin, zZounds Guitar Expert

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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Best Compressor Pedal out there!"
Overall: When I first started looking into this pedal I was skeptical of what it could do because of its size. But this pedal is amazing! Although small it is built to last and does more than you ask it to do.
Style of Music: Christian, rock
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