Mozztronics CO-2 Optical Compressor Pedal
HAND MADE, LOCALLY MANUFACTURED
There are a few revered compressors used in studios. Many of these are the old valve (vacuum tube) units that used an optical element for the compression. These compressors were easy to dial in, and no matter what setting you put the controls at, they never sounded bad, interesting, but never bad.
Mozztronics set themselves the task of taking the essence of these old vacuum tube compressors, and coming up with a solid state circuit that captured how these old compressors sounded. It had to use an optical element for the compression, the compressor had to be useful for both guitar and bass, and it had to be different from what is already on the market.
From Mozzatronics' website:
'We considered the units with only a few controls, and in the end decided to go with the full range of compressor controls (don’t worry, this is very easy to dial in).
GAIN is the make up gain so you can adjust for the same volume from bypass to effect active, RATIO controls the amount of compression from barely on to super squishy, THReshold adjusts the point at which the compressor starts to operate, ATTack controls the speed at which the compression starts to operate, so as to let through initial dynamics & keep sparkle in the sound (min attack time is anti clockwise), RELease controls the speed at which the compression stops operating (minimum release time is anticlockwise).
But wait, there is a switch and an extra control. You betcha !
The RANGE switch selects the frequency range the compressor sensing uses for its operation. Up is full range. Try both positions to see which works best for your playing and your instrument. DYNamics uses an old studio trick of “parallel compression”, by mixing in a little of the raw uncompressed signal to add back some dynamics, you still get the compression, but keep expression and feeling.
We also added some tricky internal circuits around the release control, we call it “interactive release” and while you can set the release with the potentiometer, we have an internal added release that works in parallel and varies depending on the input signal.'
Does not come with power supply, Mozztronics uses the industry standard Boss style 2.1mm center negative 9V DC socket for the power supply connection. This pedal is 9V only, and has huge headroom already!
We currently offer
Free Shipping on Basses, amps and large accesories (cases, gigbags) over $500*
Free Delivery Austraia Wide on String Orders over $50
Free Delivery Austraia Wide on Pedals, Leads, straps and small accessory orders over $50
Basses and large items under $500 will have a Freight Charge.
Feel Free to contact us with questions regarding freight.
* Exceptions are large items to remote areas where the freight costs are excessive. Its a vast country and unfortunately some areas are extremely expensive to send to. If we see an issue we will contact you to discuss and we will always offer a full refund.
Feel free to contact us if you have an inquiry regarding freight *Free Freight does not apply to Studio 19 Rental Agreements
We offer a few Finance/Payment options. Layby, Zip Money or Studio 19 Rentals
ZIP MONEY, Buy Now, Pay Later. 0% INTEREST FREE OFFER
We offer 3 Months INTEREST FREE on purchases under $1000
We offer 6 Months INTEREST FREE on purchases over $1000
You get the gear now and pay later
CLICK HERE for T&C's and Application form, it only takes a minute
Studio 19 Rental
The rental payments are listed on each product, you can choose either a 6 month or 12 month minimum rental period. You can choose to purchase your gear at any stage after 4 weeks and end the contract. Rental Payments and buy out figures are listed on all applicable products. Click HERE for more details
We Offer 6 weeks on Used gear and 12 Weeks on New Gear. Payments must be made within each month and the balance paid upon completion of the time period. Payments can be made online HERE
Paying by Bank Transfer
Jazz bass pickups made in the 1970's are bright, articulate and have a deep, clear low end. They are perfect for slapping, funk and R&B....View full product details
Aguilar DB925 Bass Preamp Inspired by its predecessor, the legendary DB 924, this discrete all-FET preamp delivers powerful broadband boost in a lightweight, space saving...View full product details
The Filter Twin? uses two identical filters sweeping in opposite directions - one up in frequency, one down in frequency - to give classic 70's-inspired...View full product details
Unique product specifications The audio quality of the music remains, the volume is attenuated to a safe level Very comfortable and barely visible in the...View full product details