Very small footprint but really good compressor?

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  1. shikawkee

    shikawkee Mad King Edmund Gold Supporting Member

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    Please forgive me if this has been covered before but I'm on tour in Europe with limited, and VERY expensive wireless:

    Can anyone reccomend a compact but really good, dare I say hi-fi, pedal compressor? Any input would be greatly appreciated.

    Ed
     
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  2. shikawkee

    shikawkee Mad King Edmund Gold Supporting Member

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    P.S.-I'm using it with an acoustic guitar set-up.
    Thanks.
     
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    WahmBoomAh World Crass Guitarist Silver Supporting Member

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    demeter, diamond (bigger footprint)
     
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    The new Mad Professor is small and I'm sure will sound great like all the other MP stuff.
     
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    How about the Guyatone micro compressor? I only hear good things on the Guyatone stuff, but have never used one before. Pretty small footprint.
     
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    +1 to the guyatone
     
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    B_of_H Member

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    what do you mean by 'hi-fi'?

    transparent?

    then an optical comp would probably fit that bill better than a dyna/ross or squeezer type.
     
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    Okko Comp - they're German. Unreal sound from the clips I heard.
     
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    guitarman_1 Silver Supporting Member

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    I have recorded in the studio with a Guyatone. Tiny and great sounding.
    Inexpensive too.
     
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    Diamond Compressor would be my choice. Very flexible comp with EQ know.
     
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    Love mine, terrific comp!
     
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    Guyatone ST-2 compressor, you can get it new for less than $75. It is very small, it will let your dry signal pass through uncompressed if you want. What more could you want?
     
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    shikawkee Mad King Edmund Gold Supporting Member

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    Thanks gang. Very cool. Checking out some now.

    I was thinking more like and opto for transparency but I would guess that means a sl.ightly larger footprint than the Guyatone which sounds like it would be perfect. And cheap <g>.
     
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    shikawkee Mad King Edmund Gold Supporting Member

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    Has anyone tried the Aphex opto compressor with acoustic guitar? Thoughts?

    Thanks.
     

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