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Strymon Compadre Dual Voice Boost & Compressor Guitar Effects Pedal

 
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Start your signal chain with the best possible version of your guitar tone. Treat your guitar signal to true studio quality analog compression with two distinct voices for smooth transparency or vintage squeeze. Hit the Boost switch to add clean boost or softclipped dirty boost, with the EQ curve of your choice. Feel the perfectly tailored dynamic response, feeding your amp and effects just what they need to sound their best.

Your Everything Upgrade.
From pickups, tubes, capacitors, to speaker cabinets—the aspects of a rig that can be upgraded or changed are nearly endless. Plug in Compadre and you may find you already have everything you need for the tone you’ve been seeking. Bring out your amp’s character in ways you never thought possible. Compadre’s Class A JFET input circuit, studio quality analog compression, and musically voiced analog boost circuits all work together to make your amp sound like it was just modified by a world-class boutique amp designer.

Super Flexible, Super Easy.
Compadre gives you everything you need to shape your front end tone, and nothing to slow you down. Auto makeup gain and auto threshold mean that all you have to do is turn up the Compression knob to dial in the desired amount. Compadre’s wide variety of tone shaping features are all designed to easily sound great across a wide variety of settings.

Two Distinct Analog Compression Circuits.
Choose between two compression circuits, each with its own unique character. Studio mode gives you the smooth, beautifully transparent compression typically found in the best vintage studio rack units. For a harder compression effect typical of classic guitar pedals, Compadre’s Squeeze mode is designed to deliver heavy compression with maximum sustain.

Boost the Sweet Spot, Clean or Dirty.
Compadre gives you two distinct analog boost circuits: a clean boost, and a dirty boost that introduces soft clipping, characteristic of an overdrive pedal. The selectable boost EQ ensures the perfect compliment to any guitar and amp combination. Add sparkle and shine with a treble boost, fatten your tone with the midrange boost, or level up the full frequency range with flat mode.

Extended Control.
Connect an expression pedal to add premium VCA-based volume control. Add an optional MiniSwitch or MultiSwitch Plus to store and recall your favorite settings. Integrate Compadre into a MIDI pedalboard using our MIDI EXP Cable and access up to 300 preset locations.

Sound Design
  • Premium analog VCA (Voltage Controlled Amplifier) compressor circuits
  • Two voicing options: smooth studio compression and hard pedal style compression
  • Independently controlled clean or dirty boost circuit with 3 EQ options
  • Dirty boost option provides overdrive when boost is engaged
  • DRY Knob lets you blend the dry signal with the compressed signal to preserve attack transients

Ins, Outs, Switches
  • High impedance ultra low-noise discrete Class A JFET preamp input
  • Low impedance mono output
  • Output VCA allows Compadre to function as a volume pedal when a standard TRS expression pedal plugged into the dedicated Volume jack
  • Compatible with MiniSwitch for remote selection of a Favorite preset
  • Compatible with MultiSwitch Plus for remote selection of 3 presets
  • Full featured MIDI control. Access to 300 presets and remote parameter control via quarterinch TRS. (requires Strymon MIDI EXP Cable or MIDI > TRS interface)

Audio Quality and More
  • Selectable True Bypass (electromechanical relay switching) or ultra low-noise Buffered Bypass
  • Strong and lightweight anodized dark red aluminum chassis
  • 9V DC power supply included. Power requirements: maximum 9 volts DC center-negative, with a minimum of 150mA of current
  • Compressor Signal/Noise: 109 dB typical
  • Dimensions: 4.5" deep x 4" wide x 1.75" tall (11.4 cm deep x 10.2 cm wide x 4.4 cm tall)
  • Designed and built in the USA

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Things You Will Get:

  • Effect Pedal
  • 9V center negative DC supply

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Warranty Info:

Strymon warranties the product to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the original date of purchase. If the product fails within the warranty period, Strymon will repair or, at [their] discretion, replace the product at no cost to the original purchaser.

Strymon warranties its products and their varying components to be free from defects in material and workmanship for the following periods of time from the original date of purchase when purchased from an Authorized Strymon Dealer:

Effects Pedals

  • 2 Years – Iridium, Riverside, Sunset, Volante,
  • 1 Year – BigSky, blueSky, Brigadier, Deco, DIG, El Capistan, Flint, Lex, Mobius, OB.1, Ola, Orbit, TimeLine
  • Eurorack Modules
  • 2 Years – AA.1, Magneto
  • Power Supplies
  • 5 Years – Zuma, Zuma R300, Ojai, Ojai R30
  • 1 Year – Factory power supplies for pedals
  • Accessories
  • 1 Year – MiniSwitch, MultiSwitchPlus, original MultiSwitch, MIDI EXP Cables, DC Power Cables, EIAJ-05 Link Cables, 24V Power Adapter for Ojai/Ojai R30, Polarity Reversal Adapters, Voltage Doubler Adapters, Daisy-Chain Power Cables
  • If the product fails within the warranty period, Strymon will repair or, at our discretion, replace the product at no cost to the original purchaser.

Exclusions
This warranty covers defects in manufacturing discovered while using this product as recommended by Strymon. This warranty does not cover loss or theft, nor does the coverage extend to damage caused by misuse, abuse, unauthorized modification, improper storage, lightning, or natural disasters. Damage caused by any of the above circumstances may result in a non-warranty repair fee.

Products that were purchased from an unauthorized dealer are not covered under warranty.  The warranty is non-transferrable and does not cover used or second-hand products.

Limits of Liability
In the case of malfunction, the purchaser’s sole recourse shall be repair or replacement, as described in the preceding paragraphs. Strymon will not be held liable to any party for damages that result from the failure of this product. Damages excluded include, but are not limited to, the following: lost profits, lost savings, damage to other equipment, and incidental or consequential damages arising from the use, or inability to use this product. In no event will Strymon be liable for more than the amount of the purchase price, not to exceed the current retail price of the product. Strymon disclaims any other warranties, express or implied. By using the product, the user accepts all terms herein.

How to Obtain Service Under this Warranty
For North American customers: Contact Strymon through our website at https://www.strymon.net/support for Return Authorization and information. Proof of original ownership may be required in the form of a purchase receipt.

For International Customers: Contact the Strymon dealer from which the product was purchased from in order to arrange warranty repair service.

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