Fairchild Flavour In A Stompbox

J.ROCKETT introduce the AIRCHILD Six Sixty Compressor   19-Mar-24

Fairchild Flavour In A Stompbox


J.ROCKETT has introduced the AIRCHILD Six Sixty Compressor. This is what they have to say about it...

The Fairchild 660 studio compressor is consistently regarded as the best compressor ever made. For years, the original Fairchild 660 and 670 (Stereo) compressors have been extensively used in studios. This inspired J. Rockett to offer that sonic signature to the guitar community at a fraction of the $10k – $100k price tag.

The Airchild Six Sixty gets that "660 growl", adds smoothness and EQ. It's a great "always on pedal" that simply makes your tone and feel better - you just want to play more! The J. Rockett Team targeted the slide tones of Lowell George and the singing lead/rhythm tones of Mark Knopfler.

Key Features

  • Recreates sonic nature of a real Fairchild 660 Compressor
  • Gets that classic 660 "growl"
  • Adds smoothness and EQ
  • Works like a real studio compressor, not just a limiter
  • Straight-forward, guitarist-friendly operation
  • Tone knob controls a Tilt-EQ.
    • Clockwise: Boost High, Cut Low.
    • Counterclockwise: Boost Low, Cut High
  • Blend knob allows for blending the dry and compressed signals.
  • Threshold knob controls the degree of compression.
  • Enhances harmonic richness and evens out transients without crushing the entire spectrum.
  • Also usable as a Boost with Tilt-EQ (Blend knob turned to left)
  • Top-mounted I/Os.
  • Built like a tank.
  • Power requirement 9V, 20 mA
  • Made in California, USA

Pricing and Availability:
£239 / 269 EUR

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