Origin Effects SlideRIG Compact Deluxe MK2 Compressor


Maker: Origin Effects

Model: SlideRIG

Condition: New

 

Description:

Stacked Compression for Sublime Slide Tones

There are few sounds as satisfying than that of a syrupy slide guitar tone, whether it’s in an old-school country song, a psychedelic jam session, or a ripping blues solo. Achieving that tone relies on a delicate balance of plucky attack and sonorous sustain. And applying just the right amount of compression is the secret ingredient that makes that possible. But we’re not just talking about a single compressor dropped down in your signal chain. If you really want to call up those creamy, dreamy slide sounds, stacking compressors is the way to go. And that’s just what the SlideRIG Compact Deluxe MK2 compressor pedal from Origin Effects is designed to do.

The SlideRIG Compact Deluxe MK2 chains two compressors together, one feeding into the next — a studio trick employed by revered slide guitarists such as Little Feat’s Lowell George. Based on an iconic FET compressor, the SlideRIG Compact Deluxe MK2’s twin compressors can subtly control transients to pull out some top-end spank, or they can lay the smackdown for a rounded tone with epic sustain. Running the compressors in series lets you take advantage of both characteristics transparently while minimizing noise. And to give you even more control over your tone, the SlideRIG Compact Deluxe MK2 includes an Attack/Release knob, which ranges from a fast-attack/slow-release setting to a slow-attack/fast-release setting. So, the amount of squash is in your hands! The SlideRIG Compact Deluxe MK2 also includes a Dry blend knob to fold the compressed signal under the uncompressed signal to retain your dynamics while adding punch and weight. After spending some time with the SlideRIG Compact Deluxe MK2 compressor, slide guitarists were more than impressed by its undeniable magic. Housed in a brushed stainless-steel enclosure with exquisite knobs and a striking jewel light, the hand-assembled SlideRIG Compact Deluxe MK2 is dripping with quality and sophistication that match its superb sound.

Origin Effects: superior pedals for discerning tone chasers

Origin Effects’ founder and lead designer, Simon Keats, has an outstanding resume, working alongside numerous venerated pro audio equipment manufacturers. As a guitarist, Simon recognized a need for effects pedals that offer a high degree of quality and musicality not always available outside of custom-made devices. Origin Effects was created to answer that need. To ensure the highest quality product possible, every Origin Effects pedal is hand-assembled, individually inspected, and manufactured using only premium components. Origin Effects is not your typical pedal company. They’re committed to serving the most discerning players who are on a quest to achieve the best possible tone.

 Features:

  • Dual studio-grade FET compressors in a pedal format
  • Chained compression produces syrupy and spanky slide tones
  • Detailed control with Attack/Release, Input level, and Master volume controls
  • Employ parallel compression to add weight while retaining dynamics
  • Housed in a hand-polished stainless-steel enclosure
  • Hand-assembled with premium components and individually tested

Tech Specs

  • Pedal Type:Compressor, Sustainer
  • Inputs:1 x 1/4"
  • Outputs:1 x 1/4"
  • Bypass Switching:Buffered
  • Additional Features:Class A Circuitry
  • Power Source:9-18V DC power supply required (sold separately)
  • Power Usage:82mA @ 9V, 108mA @ 18V
  • Height:2.32"
  • Width:2.59"
  • Depth:5.59"
  • Weight:1.36 lbs.
  • Manufacturer Part Number:OEX-0008-00


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