Whirlwind OC Bass Optical Bass Compressor

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Optical Bass Compressor/Limiter

The OC BASS Optical Compressor is both a compressor, as well as a limiter - (depending on how you have it switched). With three pre-programmable attack speeds, you can switch from a super fast, thumping grab, to a long and lush compressed sustain, with plenty of adjustment in between. The OC BASS comes with adjustable input and outputs, so you can easily tailor the exact amount of punch and sustain you desire. Set the attack switch to med in the limiter mode, and turn your thumb into a registered weapon of funk. Your bass will thank you!

The OC BASS is powered by a 18V wall adapter (Included)

Better than the Keeley Bassist pedal0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Hands down the most transparent bass compressor I’ve played. The keeley bassist comp is good but this is a step up.
Posted by Rob Mac on Mar 28, 2020
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I'm a professional musician and music educator with decades of experience. I've tried compressor after compressor over many years, only to return every single one. Except for this comp. I find most compressors too complicated to setup for live busy situations, some too simplistic one trick ponies good only for a few styles of music, others make too much noise, and most change your sound too drastically in a bad way even at mild settings.
Not the Whirlwind OC. The layout of switches, dials, design and quality is pure genius. One of the few devices that can be setup quickly no matter what gear you have AND improve your sound without altering the natural tone of your instrument.
Posted by anonymous on May 27, 2019
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instrument or piece of studio gear, however, many people want to have the peace of mind in knowing that their investment will be protected should the product no longer be performing at 100%.

Because of this, Long & McQuade provides our customers with a FREE one-year Performance Warranty on most of our products. The Long & McQuade Performance Warranty supplements the manufacturer’s warranty to ensure that our customers receive complete “no hassle” warranty coverage within their first year.

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  • Performance Guarantee: Normal wear and tear is covered, so your product will be performing as well as the day you purchased it for the entire duration of the coverage. Band and Orchestral Performance Warranty does not include replacing pads or cleaning for woodwind instruments, unless deemed necessary by our repair staff. Ultrasonic cleaning for brass instruments will be provided if deemed necessary by our repair staff, but is not routinely offered under the Performance Warranty.
  • Product Replacement: If your product cannot be fixed or costs too much to fix, we will replace it with the equivalent model for no additional charge. If this is not possible, a full refund will be provided.
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  • Accessory Coverage: Any peripheral devices or accessories that come with your product (i.e. foot pedal, case) are also covered.
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Long & McQuade reserves the right to restrict the purchase of additional years of Performance Warranty. Used products come with a 3-month Long & McQuade Performance Warranty. Some products (i.e. computers, software, cymbals and other items) are covered only by the manufacturer‘s warranty. Consumables (i.e. strings, reeds, drum sticks, batteries, tubes, cross faders) are excluded as they are designed to be replaced. Cosmetic Damage, Accidental Damage, or problems caused by Humidity or Temperature Issues are not covered. Speakers damaged by overpowering are generally not covered. Our coverage does not provide compensation for loss of use. As of June 2018 the Performance Warranty is no longer transferable. The warranty is only valid in Canada.

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Some manufacturers provide warranties for longer than 1 year; however, these are usually limited warranties that do not provide the same coverage as the Long & McQuade Performance Warranty. Customers interested in more complete and convenient (but not necessarily longer) coverage are still able to purchase additional years of the Performance Warranty.

If you are interested in receiving this coverage for longer than one year, you have the option of purchasing additional years of the Performance Warranty. The pricing is as follows:

  • NEW products: 4% of the current new selling price to double the warranty from 1 year to 2 years. 4% for each additional year.
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