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How Does A Compressor Pedal Work, What Is A Sustainer Pedal, Compression Pedal Reviews



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What is a Compressor Pedal? How to Use a Compressor Pedal?

A Compression Pedal is closely related to a volume pedal.  It tends to smooth out the signal going to an amplifier.  A compressor effect pedal lessens the output signal when an input signal gets in the red or a little to loud.  Especially helpful when recording guitar solos and a notes signal tends to get our of a normal range.

What is Sustain? What's a Sustainer Pedal?  How To Use a Sustainer Pedal? 

Typically, some sustainer functions are built into compressor pedals.  A Sustainer Pedal holds a note of music for a longer time.  It lengthens or extends a note.  To Use a Sustainer Pedal you would hold and depress the pedal when you want to hold or extend a note on the guitar. 

Compressor Pedals, Sustainer Pedals, Sustainer Pedals, Reviews and Buyers Information

MXR Dyna Comp Effects Pedal Jim Dunlop CSP202 Mxr Custom Comp   Boss CS-3 Compression Sustainer
BBE Opto Stomp Optical Compressor Electro-Harmonix Soul Preacher Compressor/Sustainer Pedal Digitech XMS Main Squeeze Compressor/Sustainer Guitar Pedal
Pigtronix Philospher's Tone Compressor ToadWorks Mr. Squishy Compressor Behringer CL9 Classic Compressor/Limiter
MXR M87 Bass Compressor Barber Electronics Tone Press im Dunlop CSP028 Dun '76 Vint Dyna