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SOLD OUT
This unit has been discontinued.

CompTortion -
A compression/distortion pedal

The CompTortion logically, and uniquely, combines two effects:  compression and distortion. No other single pedal offers this kind of control over such a range of sounds --from totally clean to light distortion to smooth overdrive, and from zero compression to completely squashed. 

Musically voiced to complement each other, these effects are independently adjustable so you can control the ratio that best suits your particular taste. Characteristic of all Tech 21 products, the CompTortion is multifunctional, exceptionally versatile, and will not depersonalize your guitar tone. You can use either the compression or distortion separately, or you can, of course, mix the two together. The CompTortion can also be used for just a clean boost. 

Controls include "Comp", "Tortion", Tone and Level.

Operable with optional DC power supply, Tech 21 Model #DC2, or 9V alkaline battery (not included).

Actual size: 4.5" x 3.5" x 1.5" / Weight 14 oz.

For further information or technical assistance please call Tech 21 directly, between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM EST.

SOUND SAMPLES

BLUES SETTING


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COUNTRY PICKING

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DISTORTION FOR LEAD

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The sound samples were made using an ESP guitar equipped with a Seymour Duncan Hot Rails pickup in the lead position running into the CompTortion, and then into our TRI-O.D. pedal. Functioning solely as a speaker simulator, the TRI-O.D. was set with all channels off and its on-board EQ for a 2dB treble and bass boost. The signal output then went directly into the computer without any additional EQ or effects.


 
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