Wampler Mini Ego Compressor Pedal

Perfect for finger and hybrid picking, the Mini Ego evens out your guitar's signal for a fuller sound. The miniature size makes pedalboard placement a snap.
Now widely regarded as the industry standard in guitar pedal compression, the Mini Ego Compressor brings another level of control to what is expected and needed by today's guitar players, in a mini format.

What does a compressor do? A compressor adds an element of control to your playing level -- it will bring the quieter parts up and the louder parts down. While an ordinary compressor pedal can give you an element of control, a great compressor will give you the "feel" that other average compressors lack. If you've played a great tube amp when it's being pushed hard, you'll know what a great natural compressor feels like.

Based on the incredible success of the original Ego but featuring switches for tone (dark and bright) and attack (slow and fast) you can tweak your tone to a standard of a pedal twice its size. By keeping the clean blend of the original, your original signal to be blended in so you can get all the benefits of a great compressor (picking up the notes that aren't as strong and increasing sustain) but you have the option to remove the squash at the front by bringing the bypassed signal in. With this control, you can have full country squash or open studio level parallel compression. Basically, the Mini Ego gives you complete control of every aspect of your compression.

So, with a comprehensive array of controls and a core tone that is pure, you won't find a compressor that works perfectly as an "always on" or as "an effect" that is more highly regarded than read more the Mini Ego from Wampler Pedals.

Features:

- Built in the U.S.A
- High grade components picked for their superior sound and response
- True bypass
- Battery connection and 9v power jack
- Top mounted input and output jacks
- Power draw: between 14mA (9v) and 22mA (18v)
- Five controls - volume, sustain, blend, tone and attack
- Dimensions: 1.5" x 3.5" x 1.5" (38.1mm x 88.9mm x 38.1mm) - height excludes knobs and switches
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Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 0.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 4 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): WAM EGOMINI
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 1 (765) 352-8626
Email: help@wamplerpedals.com
Web: https://www.wamplerpedals.com/contact-us/
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Submitted February 9, 2019 by Jason G in Lady Lake, FL
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I really understand compression as a science, and I was interested not because I could hear someone like David Gilmour turn it on or off. But that it’s been part of guys like that’s rig made me want to see why. So I ordered the mini ego after watching demos. And I asked Wampler by commenting on his YouTube video about having heard of excessive noise from these pedals. He answered, so I decided to try his because of him taking a minute to answer. First, there’s no excessive noise. Period. So, I have been experimenting and found right off you can’t really get a bad sound. I tried the controls in different settings and they change the sound and feel but I couldn’t get it to sound bad. I was able though to use it to provide a nice sounding boost, and the knobs are wide ranging. Putting the depth control at about 2 o’clock, and then using the blend knob I can get just a little volume boost, or add some liveliness and sparkle, or while using distortion from one of my 3 drive pedals I can get it to make say, my fuzz sing longer and almost like cleaner, but that’s not the right word. The Fulltone MKII, Morning Glory, and Dirty Little Secret can all be great with out the mini ego, but you can enhance them with this, or add different characters and sustain levels too. So with them all, my mild to hard rock distortion and fuzz sounds are even more versatile. When I play clean, I am now just leaving it on, and turning down the blend until it is just adding note length. So clean Princeton RI or dirty Princeton read more RI goes from gorgeous to all kinds of amazing gnarliness! I got the Princeton from zZounds in December and with it is the first time I have been truly happy with a tube amp and pedals. Those 4 and delay, phaser, with the amp’s reverb and vibrato gives me more beautiful sounds than I have had before and I love the addition of the mini ego!

Musical Background:
18 years playing guitar acoustic and electric

Musical Style:
With electric guitar I play mostly rock, blues, and jazz. Sometimes really clean stuff and sometimes heavier stuff. With acousti
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