Origin Cali 76 or Diamond Compressor?

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  1. Ruiner

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    Obviously a huge price difference.

    Diamond is about $200 and Cali 76 is about $339.

    Worth the price difference or will i be happy with the Diamond?

    Also, there's the Cali76-G-P which is $599. Do i jump up that high?
     
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    Cali 76. Worth it.
     
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    I ordered the G-P. Should ship this week. I'm looking forward to it, but I do agree, big price tag.
     
  5. Ruiner

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    Went with the Cali 76. Picked it up at lunch!

    Decided to just go with the basic model as i don't really need the extras (though some would be nice). I just wanted an extremely solid compressor that does the basics and for $200 less than all those limited models, this should do just fine.
     
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    Hey Bluesman, just curious as to why some choose one over the other. What was the reasoning for you to go with the GP?
     
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    I like the idea of having a boost built into the pedal. From all accounts Origin Effects makes top notch, quality products. Also, the pedal is very big. If you're concerned about space on a board, having a two in one pedal made sense. I haven't heard it yet so it could end up being a terrible decision lol....but people rave about the Cali so I'm betting (hoping) the boost will sound just as good.
     
  9. Ruiner

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    Yeah, i didn't need the boost so i went with the basic. The Slide Rig has the boost option too.

    Was wondering if you were going for the GP for the different I/O options or for the Germanium or the headroom knob. All of those sound appealing to me but not sure if they justify the price difference for the amount i would use them personally. Curious how different the Germanium sounds compared with the original though.
     
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    It's big enough to take up two to three pedals worth of space. I don't worry about it taking up real-estate.....it's off the board to the side, guitar in first and then to the board.
     
  11. Ruiner

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    Yeah, this is what i will be doing as well since i have 3 pedal boards i tend to swap out.
     

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