Clearcomp 1078 Compressor

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DSM & Humboldt Electronics proudly presents the new ClearComp Compressor.


The ClearComp is a super transparent compressor with a unique Dynamic Threshold topology engineered and developed by DSM & Humboldt. Most compressors dynamically reduce the gain progressively as the level rises above the threshold. Our DT Topology dynamically modifies the threshold with a fixed gain reduction, achieving a natural and transparent compression effect with a lower noise floor, less coloring and higher dynamic range. A multicolor 5-stage LED bargraph is featured to visualize the resulting envelope level in real time.


The ClearComp feature a full set of controls: Compression: Controls the input gain of the compressor, hence, the resulting overall compression. Ratio: Adjusts the gain reduction ratio, from slight compression (1:2) to full limiting (1:20). Attack: Controls the attack time, from 5ms for snappy slaps to 100ms for a more natural feel. Release: Adjusts the length of time the gain reduction is applied, from 30ms to 3s. Blend: Blends the compressed signal with the unaffected input signal. Level: Sets the output level of the compressor. Threshold switch: 3 position switch that sets the starting point of the dynamic threshold on either HI MID or LOW. depending on the output level of the instrument being connected, select HI for high power pickups or active instruments, MID for regular output guitar and basses, and LOW for low output instruments, like vintage single coils. FROM SCRATCH, searching for the most versatile and useful drive, that adapts to your playing style and gear, and capable to produce from the sweetest clean jazzy whispers, to the gnarliest of high gain chugs. The range of tones rivals any digital modeler around, but with that immediate response and complex dynamics that only analog circuits can deliver.

Video Review: Clearcomp 1078 Compressor


Brand DSM & Humboldt Electronics
Weight (kg) 0.38 kg
Width (cm) 6.5
Length (cm) 12.0
Height (cm) 5.7
Battery No
Expression No
Jacks position on top No
Switching presets No
Power Supply 9 Volt
Tap tempo No
Bypass True bypass
Digital or Analog Analog
Current Draw, mA 100
Best For Electric Guitars
Bass Guitars
Other Instruments
Acoustic Guitars

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