Reliable function and the ability to preserve your tone while providing the best compression is what the Rocktron Sacred Fire Compressor pedal is all about! This compressor provides smooth dynamic att... Click To Read More About This Product
Reliable function and the ability to preserve your tone while providing the best compression is what the Rocktron Sacred Fire Compressor pedal is all about! This compressor provides smooth dynamic attack and release. Controls include GAIN for controlling the output level after compression is applied, THRESHOLD controls the level at which compression is performed, and the SACRED FIRE control determines the amount of compression applied when the threshold has been reached. Like all Rocktron Boutique Series Stompboxes the Sacred Fire Compressor is true bypass, so when it's off, it's out of your signal chain ensuring your tone is unaffected.
In the simplest terms, compressors are designed to make loud sounds softer and soft sounds louder, avoiding peaks in the sound and keeping volume even. For guitar, you want a consistent volume level across all strings. A good compressor will also provide more sustain. As a plucked string's volume dies out, the Sacred Fire will provide automatic gain control to keep the volume at a consistent level.
You can achieve lusher, richer sounds when combining the Sacred Fire with other effects such as chorus or flanger. When playing chords without distortion, the sustain control helps all the strings become clearer and more distinct while the overall sound will ring with a similar volume level. The Sacred Fire will allow you to hear every noteâeven more of a desirable when using 7-string guitars or guitars with heavy-gauge strings.
Sustain is an important part of your playing, and using Rocktron's Sacred Fire Compressor will help you achieve more powerful sustain, especially for your high tones. For best results, place the Sacred Fire Compressor first in your signal chain, then follow with your distortion pedal, delay, and so on.