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Empress Effects Bass Compressor Effects Pedal Blue Sparkle


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Powerful bass compressor pedal with modern features and controls.

The Empress Bass Compressor contains features and controls normally only seen in high end studio equipment, such as input and gain reduction metering, independent attack and release controls, a mix knob for parallel compression and an external sidechain insert, along with a fully variable sidechain high pass filter and a two position ‘tone + colour’ circuit which adds gentle tone sculpting and harmonic distortion, giving your bass some delicious character.
  • Input Impedance: 1M
  • Output Impedance: 2.2k
  • Frequency Response: (-3dB) 10Hz - 20kHz
  • Noise: -101dB
  • Power Input Voltage: 9V DC (Negative tip)
  • Power Input Connector: 2.1mm barrel connector (Negative tip)
  • Power Consumption: ~ 100mA
  • Enclosure Material: Die-cast aluminum
  • Input connector: 1/4" jack
  • Output connector: 1/4" jack
  • Height (Enclosure only): 1.5"
  • Height (including controls): 2.5"
  • Length: 4.8"
  • Width: 2.6"
  • Weight: 1 lb.


  • All-analog signal path
  • Extremely Transparent
  • 3 Compression Ratios: 2:1, 4:1 and 10:1
  • Attack and Release control allows for ultimate control over the compression characteristics
  • Tone + Color adds mild harmonic distortion with a mid range cut or an upper mid range boost
  • 3.5mm TRS jack send and return for sidechain compression
  • Sidechain High Pass Filter that filters low frequencies from the sidechain
  • Improved low end frequency response to handle those low low sounds, completely flat down to 20Hz.
  • True display LEDs
  • True bypass