One Pedal - Two Functions

Strymon introduce the OB.1 Optical Compressor & Clean boost   27-Aug-09

One Pedal - Two Functions

Strymon have introduced the OB.1 Optical Compressor & Clean boost which they describe as an optical compressor of the highest quality, right at your feet. Integrated clean boost is built-in with foot-switchable and selectable standard clean boost, treble boost, or mid boost. Strymon say that you can save room on your pedal board by integrating your compressor / clean boost / treble boost and believe that the OB.1 is the best choice for the first pedal in your pedal board signal chain. Here's how they describe the pedal's features...
  • Everything you love about studio optical compressors ... right at your feet. From beautifully subtle and transparent compression to vintage squash
  • Integrated foot-switchable Clean, Treble and Mid boost. Push the front end of your tube amp to the edge with the OB.1 boost. Internal DIP switches allow selection of the Treble and Mid boost frequencies
  • The best choice for a "first in your signal chain" pedal. Everything sounds better with an OB.1
  • Saves space on your pedal board by combining your compressor, clean boost, and treble booster. Leaves room for more pedals ;)
  • Powered with a 9V battery or DC supply. Compatible with all major DC supply brands
  • Premium analog signal path and components throughout
  • Gorgeous, strong and lightweight Orange anodized aluminum chassis
  • Crafted with love in the USA
Pricing and Availability:
$199 More information and sound clips:

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