Compression And Sustain

Compression is the process of attacking the higher levels of a signal keeping them under a specified threshold. Sustain is the process of amplifying the lower levels of a signal, thus creating more sustain the sound. Compression and Sustain pedals do both of these things simultaneously to create a more leveled signal starting from the attack points all the way through the end of the signal.

Pettyjohn Electronics Crush Pedal on RigShare

The Pettyjohn CRUSH is a studio-grade compressor in our Foundry Series single pedal format that is powered by a unique Discrete Voltage Controlled Amplifier (VCA). After bringing the first Discrete Opamp based pedal to the market with the o...

Lee Baker
Sam Read
Clayton Murray

5 Rigs

Origin Effects Cali76 Compact Deluxe on RigShare

The Cali76 Compact Deluxe is an 1176-style studio-grade FET compressor Featuring high-current, low-noise, discrete Class-A circuitry and a dedicated parallel compression control… all contained in one compact, stompbox-sized package!

Rusty Allen
Adam Bright
James Hazelrig
Jameson Allen
Alin Dragu
Aaron Sternke
Nicholas Kirk
Scott Wilkinson
Vítor Félix
Nathan Stein
Jake Lovelace

30 Rigs

Keeley Electronics Aria Compressor Drive on RigShare

Compressors and Overdrive are a fundamental part of the guitar recording process. They are also essentials for live guitar performance. You have two ways you can combine the beautiful midrange of overdrive and the benefits of compression an...

Kyle K
Mason Johnsen

5 Rigs

JHS Pedals Pulp 'N' Peel V4 on RigShare

The Pulp ‘N’ Peel V4 is the truly transparent compressor pedal you’ve been hoping for and much more. Its smooth-sounding parallel compression circuit offers you the power to blend in your ideal balance of compressed and uncompressed signal....

Ian littlejohn
Jim Cardoza
Parker Doolin
Martin Herrera jr
Adam Glass

9 Rigs

EarthQuaker Devices The Warden on RigShare

Hey boss, thanks for taking a visit from The Warden™! The Warden is an optical compressor with a feature set usually reserved for studio grade units. Built with high grade components and internally powered by 18v, The Warden has loads of ga...

Jason “Pic” Reed

3 Rigs

Barber Electronics Tone Press on RigShare

Bringing together the very best of classic guitar compression and time-honored recording techniques. The Barber Tone Press is a revolutionary performance compression pedal that has no rival.

Karl Fisher
Eddie Miranda
Chad tipps
Gamal Nasser
Drake Barker

7 Rigs

Bondi Effects 2026 Compressor on RigShare

The 2026 Compressor is a full featured, high performance Blackmer® VCA powered compressor/limiter. It has all five traditional compression controls; RATIO, THRESHOLD, LEVEL, ATTACK and RELEASE; as well as a KNEE toggle switch. The 2026 is a...

Ryan Weaver

1 Rig

Suhr Koji Comp on RigShare

The Koji Comp is a versatile analog compressor, designed to offer a wealth of vintage and modern style compression effects without compromising your tone. With a simple twist of the Mix control, or flick of Koji’s Voice switch, you can e...

Empress Effects Compressor on RigShare

Compression is a tool used on pretty much every recording you will ever hear, yet this extremely useful and versatile tool is often overlooked by guitar players as part of their rig. Other compressor pedals are often limited by over...

Josh Mitchell
Daniel Shauger
Alexander Gustaw

5 Rigs

Greer Amps Lamplighter Optical Compressor on RigShare

The very idea for the Lamplighter Optical Compressor is rooted in legendary tone and studio lore. The Lamplighter is the result of countless hours of tweaking, listening, and tweaking again. The idea is pretty simple—provide compression tha...

Rhett Foster
MJ Villanueva

2 Rigs

Origin Effects Cali76 Compact Bass on RigShare

The Cali76 Compact Bass is an 1176-style studio-grade FET compressor, complete with dedicated controls for parallel compression and side-chain filtering. We’ve taken everything that was great about the original Cali76, added new features op...

Jay Szalay
Kristopher Criado
Sam JC Lee

5 Rigs

Boss LMB-3 Bass Limiter/Enhancer on RigShare

The LMB-3 affords complete control over a bass guitar's dynamic range using a limiter effect and an enhancer circuit designed specifically for electric bass.

Boss BC-1X Bass Comp on RigShare

Equipped with cutting-edge BOSS technology, the BC-1X Bass Comp performs far beyond the capabilities of conventional bass compressor pedals. This premium stompbox features pro-level multiband compression controlled by intelligent circuitry,...

Strymon OB.1 on RigShare

OB.1 combines studio quality, beautifully transparent analog optical compression with a Clean Boost with EQ curves designed to super-charge your favorite amp and reveal its true character. Featuring an all-analog signal path with premium co...

Garrett Sulzman

5 Rigs

Boss CP-1X Compressor on RigShare

Powered by BOSS’s MDP technology, the CP-1X is a new type of multiband compressor for guitar that preserves the character of your instrument and technique for unlimited musical expression. Intelligent processing analyzes your signal in mult...

Harley Campbell
Randy Short

2 Rigs

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