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Wampler Ego Compressor Pedal

From silky smooth sustain to full out country chicken-picken territory, the Wampler Ego Compressor is the most versatile compressor pedal available.


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So the big question is: what does a compressor do? A compressor adds an element of control to your playing level – it will bring the quieter parts up and the louder parts down. While an ordinary compressor pedal can give you an element of control, a great compressor will give you the “feel” that other average compressors lack.

A great tube amp when driven into its sweet spot will naturally compress. Many budget compressors give you the squash and squeeze of a driven amp, but more often than not you tend to lose most of your playing dynamics and expression. The Wampler Ego Compressor will give that element of squash and squeeze, but will also allow you to be able to control the effect so that your playing can shine through with that great feel.

When Brian Wampler designed this pedal, the word that kept coming back to him was “transparency”. The Ego Compressor epitomizes everything a great compressor should be: flexible and transparent while keeping your tone intact.

One of the ways the Wampler Ego Compressor lets you have control over your tonal clarity is by the use of the “Blend” knob. The “Blend” knob is a dry mix, which sweeps between a fully effected signal to zero effect across the sweep of the pot. Your unaffected signal can be added back into your overall output. As little or as much as you want, the choice is yours.

The Wampler Ego Compressor can also be used as “an effect” rather than keeping the pedal constantly on. Using the Ego Compressor in this manner will fatten up your rhythms and bring some control to your solos. That little bit of extra sparkle will allow your guitar to sit better in the band mix.

The Wampler Ego Compressor is an effect that you probably didn’t realize you needed, but once you have used it, you won't be able to live without it.


  • Hand made in the U.S.A.
  • High grade film capacitors and resistors picked for their superior sound and response
  • Completely true bypass
  • Battery connection and 9v power jack (barrel plug)(not included)
  • Power draw: 14mA
  • Five controls - volume, sustain, attack, tone and blend
  • Blend control allows you to get sustain only - no noticeable effect on the attack of the note (great for playing with distortion)
  • Tone control adds in high frequencies giving you plenty of clarity and 'jangle'
  • 3.5" x 4.5" (63.5mm x 114.3mm)

Order your Wampler Ego Compressor Pedal from Sam Ash Direct today with the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy, and be sure to take advantage of our fast, free shipping.

⚠️Warning: This Product can expose you to chemicals including Formaldehyde(Gas) and lead,which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov

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Great pedal, great store, great deal!


Top notch compressor recommended by the awesome staff at Sam Ash Columbus. They are knowledgeable, easy to work with, and great at demoing gear.



Easy and flexible - use it on clean and dirty channels


I use this as one of the first pedals in my chain. It gives the compression we all love so much playing on an overdriven amp channel. What I really like about this Wampler Ego is that I can still have it on while on my overdriven amp channel without it sounding muddy. As soon as I switch to a clean channel, I keep the compression in a very subtle manner. THAT is the trick. The blend knob allows me to dial the setting I like and blend in just enough not to muddy the overdriven amp. This is the first Compressor that I can use almost all the time and not add to my pedal tap dance.



Make space on the pedal board for the Wampler Ego!!!!!!!!!!


James C. at White Plains Sam Ash was incredibly knowledgeable and approachable. He was so down to Earth but also able to communicate and understand the sound and need that I was looking for, he was outstanding. The Sampler Ego Compressor was and still a ton of fun turning each knob and having one great sound after another. Hard so many other compressors, but this is by far the most versatile and simplest to understand and use. It just adds a whole new element. It can replicate the sounds of the past. It is not just for re-enactment rock, but new sounds are just waiting to come through.



One of the best


This is one of the better comp pedals out there. Fat and rich sustain, and the ability to blend the clean signal back in is a real bonus too. Built like a tank.

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Indianapolis In


Get an EGO!!


This is my favorite compressor hands down. Unbelievably transparent, responsive, and versatile. Able to fit any Genre flawlessly. there's not much more to say really. do yourself a favor and try this compressor This is a real hands on product review from [email protected] Sam Ash Indianapolis


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Warranty Info:

All Wampler Pedals, Inc. pedals carry a 5-year, fully transferable warranty that covers defects due to parts and labor. The warranty begins at the point of purchase.
Please remember to register your pedal as soon as possible after purchase at the following web page to ensure quicker service if you should ever need to make a
warranty claim: www.wamplerpedals.com/warranty_registration