#1
I have no background with compressors whatsoever, i've never used one, but i kinda know what they do and I'm looking for that effect, so what do you guys recommend?

edit: can someone also tell me what the new hardwire series is?
edit2: can we keep it aorund 100 USD maybe?
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#2
The keeley compressor is superb. Also, the hardwire series, I dunno about a new one but it's just digitech pedals with true bypass I think.
#3
sweet! digitech wit tr00 bypass! im excited now
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#5
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the hardwire compressors don't sound as nice as the keeley and analogman though (which are also TB if that means so much to you). the CMAT mods compressor is pretty good too. what's your budget?

i wasnt planning on getting a hardwire pedal, i just stumbled across it and was like, "wtf is this?"
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#6
o there's no hardwire compressor... yet
actually, musiciansfriend is behind, i've seen hardwire pedals that aren't offered on MF
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#7
of course not lol
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#8
i have the BYOC compressor kit, it is VERY nice, and cheap too.
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#9
ok, let's narrow this down, how's the mxr Dynacomp? and what's some comparable compressors to it?
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#10
ok
sold dynacomp it is
lol (it's funny because i have no idea what im talking about and recieved god response about a rather cheap analog compressor)
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#11
It doesn't have to be expensive to be good.

I rather liked the sounds from the Visual Sound Liquid Chorus but it came with a bum input jack so I traded it in for the Fulltone pedals (plus some cash obv) and got the AnalogMan instead.

I'm still considering selling my OD 808 and getting a Route 808 instead because the buffer on that thing is awesome and I need a good buffered pedal in my chain.
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#12
I'll second the Dyna Comp. Very vintage, warm-sounding compressor. Can get real squishy if you want it to. Pretty fun pedal, but not as fun as, say, a delay or fuzz.
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#13
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i quite like the dynacomp. the older ones use different chips that sound slightly better. but they're crisp compressors.

I think the regular one goes for ~$100, but they have a 1987 one or something thats $90 more. You could probably find a used one cheaper than a reissue one.

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#14
for $100 you could also look into the Comp66 from Visual Sound. its getting decent reviews. not as noisy as the Dyna Comp. of course they're both good for their price so it should just come down to your preference
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Look up R O Tiree retro comp. Awesome pedal! ....not under $100 though... but you'll never need another...
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#16
I dont know about the compressor but I tried the hardwire overdrive today and It was very good almost as good as the TS808 reissue but had more features
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#17
I'm only here to bring Keeley back into the picture, but I like most of what's being said.