Strymon Compadre Dual Voice Compressor & Boost
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 soft-clipped dirty boost, with the EQ curve of your choice. Mix in some dry signal for natural attack even with extreme compression settings. 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.
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
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