MXR M87 Bass Compressor Bass Effects Pedal
Bass Effects Pedals
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The power of a studio-grade compressor in a compact stompbox.
Take your favorite studio compressor to the stage with the MXR M87 Bass Compressor. A complete array of controls-Attack, Release, Ratio, Input, and Output-makes it easy to fine-tune your sound, from subtle peak limiting to hard squashed compression effects. Its CHT Constant Headroom Technology gives you plenty of headroom and clear performance.
The totally transparent M87 Bass Compressor allows your full dynamic range to shine through until your signal reaches the compression threshold, which is indicated by the ten highly visible gain-reduction status LEDs. It's all packed into a durable, lightweight aluminum-housing pedal that's the size of a Phase 90.
- CHT Constant Headroom Technology for clear, clean performance
- True bypass
- 10 gain-reduction status LEDs
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Comments about MXR M87 Bass Compressor Bass Effects Pedal:
This is a nice well constructed pedal which works as advertised. Out of the box it had clear and detailed operating instructions along with brochures of other MXR products. Upon plugging a cable into the input the LED meter shows you the unit is ready for action. Although it is easy to setup there are plenty of options for players to tailor the unit to their playing styles and although I have been using it I am still experimenting with the best settings for me. I think one of the best features is the LED showing you how much the signal is being compressed as you are playing so you can tweak the settings based on visual feedback. I must say that I am pleased to have good volume across all six strings on my MTD Kingston bass and it maintains the bass' sound. The only thing I would change about the pedal is that you need to take four screws out of the bottom to access the battery. I have to see still if the battery lasts a long time and doesn't give out in the middle of a performance before I consider this too much of an issue. Other than that I am very happy with this product and look forward to it beefing up my sound during gigs.