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BBE VariComp 3080 Compressor Stomp Box

BBE VariComp 3080
BBE Sound VariComp
List Price: $215.00
Our Price: $149.99

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Product Code: 9999-15037


BBE VariComp VC-3080 Compressor Stomp Box

The BBE VariComp VC-3080 Compressor Stomp Box offers classic OTA compression with added versatility and modern reliability. The consistency and ruggedness are the hallmark of the BBE VariComp VC-3080.

The all-analog BBE VariComp VC-3080 Compressor is inspired by some of the coolest vintage compressor pedals around: the old Ross compressor and the early MXR Dynacomp. Think of that sweet, spongy compression in “Sultans of Swing” and “Sweet Home Alabama” and you'll get the idea. The BBE VariComp VC-3080 holds true to those iconic originals by using an authentic new old stock (NOS) CA3080 Operational Transconductance Amplifier (OTA) analog device. But as you’d expect from BBE, VariComp VC-3080 is not about just copying an old design – it’s about taking the best elements of old favorites and improving the breed.

The BBE VariComp VC-3080 goes the classics one better with an Attack control for greater flexibility. Dialing up the Attack makes the sound a little “tighter,” but everyone also loves dialing it back for an even “spongier” sound. In other words, if you want your Sultan to be more swingin’, the BBE VariComp VC-3080 will hook you up.

The BBE VariComp VC-3080 has a consistency and ruggedness that are the hallmark of BBE pedals, designed for guitarists whose gigs are as demanding as their ears. With a robust mil-spec circuit board with fat signal traces, 1% metal-film resistors for consistency and true hardwire bypass, the BBE VariComp VC-3080 moves you forward even as it’s taking you back.

BBE VariComp VC-3080 Compressor Stomp Box Features

  • Output, attack and threshold controls
  • NOS CA3080 OTA (Operational Transconductance Amplifier)
  • 470K input impedance for vintage correct pickup loading
  • 10K Ohms output impedance when engaged
  • 1% metal-film resistors for consistency
  • High-voltage poly caps for better tone
  • Military-spec circuit board for reliability
  • Blue status LED for high visibility and low power consumption
  • Easy access battery compartment
  • True hardwire bypass

BBE VariComp VC-3080 Compressor Stomp Box Specifications

  • Input Impedance: 470K Ohm
  • Output Impedance: 10K Ohm
  • Bypass: True Hardwire
  • Power Requirements: (DC inlet) 9VDC (- Tip), (battery life) 200 hours
  • Package Weight: 1.4 lb
  • Box Dimensions: (L x W x H) 7.1" x 5.1" x 2.7"

BBE VariComp VC-3080 Compressor Stomp Box Includes

  • BBE VariComp VC-3080 Compressor
  • 5 Year Warranty

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