Keeley Electronics Introduces Bassist Compressor Effect Pedal

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Keeley Electronics today announced pre-sale and ship dates for the Bassist Compressor effect pedal. The 100% hand-built Bassist is a unique and modern circuit that delivers studio quality compression for bass players in stomp box format.

With controls for Compression, Threshold, Gain, and Threshold indicator the Bassist gives players simple and effect tools to accomplish high quality compression. Using dbx inspired circuitry we crafted a compressor that has exceed our expectations. The Bassist features ultra noise and distortion, 1:1 to 1:Infinity Compression, and up to 30dB boost.

"Using advanced VCAs and True-RMS detection coupled with ultra low noise op-amps we feel we have created a top-flight studio grade compressor for bass players", said Robert Keeley, founder and chief engineer of Keeley Electronics. "I started using the THAT Corp. products back in 2007 and instantly fell in love with their transparent and ultra-precise chips. With the Bassist Compressor, we actually sent one off to THAT Corp for evaluation and they ran it through the paces saying it was a fantastic compressor and fun to play!"

Like all of Keeley Electronics’ designs, the Bassist Compressor is hand-built in the USA using the finest components and construction techniques. It is housed in a beautifully powder-coated and rugged enclosure, includes true bypass switching, and features a 2-year limited lifetime warranty with world-class Keeley customer support.

The Keeley Electronics Bassist Compressor is on sale now for $199. Visit for more information about the full lineup of award-winning Keeley Electronics effects.


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