Pigtronix Philosopher Bass Compressor Bass Pedal

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205.00 RRP 229.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 32882

  • Bass Compressor Pedal
  • Small and Affordable
  • Delivers Control and Power
  • Noiseless Clean Sustain

Pigtronix Philosopher Bass Compressor Bass Pedal


Pigtronix Philosopher Bass Compressor brings the Philosopher's Tone compressor circuit to bassists with infinite clean sustain, a blend knob for preserving natural string attack and a harmonic distortion tuned especially for low frequency domination.

Product Ref: 32882

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The Pigtronix Philosopher Bass Compressor brings the Philosopher's Tone compressor to bassists in this small size stompbox format. The compression threshold varies the sustain control providing everything from subtle peaks limiting to infinite clean sustain, all with excellent low end response. The Philosopher Bass Compressor also sports a compression blend knob which mixes clean tone with the optical compression. This approach is more effective in preserving your natural string envelope to achieve transparent and musical results than a typical compressor's attack control.

The GRIT switch brings in a harmonic distortion tuned especially for low frequency domination, in addition to the wide range analogue compression circuit with unrivalled sustain and parallel blend. Used with tube or solid state amps or even straight into a mixing board, DI or DAW, the Philosopher Bass Compressor delivers a new level of control and power to bass players.

The Philosopher Bass Compressor pedal features true bypass switching. It runs on standard 9 volt power but comes with an 18 volt adaptor for superior headroom, clarity, overall output and use with active basses.

If you'd like to read more about the Pigtronix Philosopher Bass Compressor Bass Pedal please download the user manual below.


  • Analogue Optical Compressor
  • BLEND knob for Parallel Compression
  • GRIT switch for harmonic grind
  • Tuned for Bass Guitar
  • Noiseless clean sustain
  • 18VDC 300mA supply included
  • Chassis Size - 2.4" x 4.4" x 1"
  • Circuit Design by Howard Davis
  • Sound Design by David Koltai
  • True Bypass

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