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Offline skunkyfunk

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Rocktron Big Crush Compressor - For the "financially-challenged"
« on: February 21, 2007, 01:20:48 PM »


I just did some test runs on my new Rocktron Big Crush compressor.  It cost me $55.  It had some nice heavy-duty casing. 

Initial findings


1.  The noise was very bearable!  I would bet if you hate the noise of the Boss CS-3 you'll probably like the Big Crush. 
2.  The Sustain was useable from 0 to max!  You can hear that your notes get that violin sustain without the irritating splatter of other compressor pedals.  From what I have heard the MXR Dynacomp has this drawback, but I haven't compared them side by side yet.
3.  The Attack was also very useable from minimum to maximum.  Less means less churpy pick sounds; great for Allan Holdsworth/Greg Howe runs. With the Attack increased, I noticed that I get more aggressive picking dynamics.  By doing some fast-picking, you can hear the churps but they don't get overpronounced.
4.  The Level was very good at giving a clean boost to the guitar's sound.  With low-output pickups like a Strat, you can get a tad more overdrive, somewhat like a TS9 in minimum gain and unity master volume - MINUS THE MID HUMP. 

Overall, my initial assessment of this pedal makes me want to recommend this to those who want a greatly-designed compressor for a cheap price.  Maybe I do need to A/B them with a Boss CS-3, Keeley Compressor, MXR Dynacomp, and other compressors you may have.

As for soundclips, I need at least 10 requests to demonstrate them...  Or maybe video na lang?




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Re: Rocktron Big Crush Compressor - For the "financially-challenged"
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2007, 01:27:34 PM »

As for soundclips, I need at least 10 requests to demonstrate them...  Or maybe video na lang?

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 clips please :D
isa na!  :-D


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Re: Rocktron Big Crush Compressor - For the "financially-challenged"
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2007, 01:35:57 PM »
clips, pareng Dodjie :)
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Re: Rocktron Big Crush Compressor - For the "financially-challenged"
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2007, 02:15:54 PM »
clips! 4th haha. san makakabili nito?
paano mapipigil ang isang damdamin
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Re: Rocktron Big Crush Compressor - For the "financially-challenged"
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2007, 02:32:00 PM »
5th.. oo nga.. san meron nito??

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« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2007, 02:40:08 PM »
6th. very interesting. saan available? :-)

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« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2007, 03:23:38 PM »
CLIP at Bidyo?
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« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2007, 04:32:43 PM »
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Re: Rocktron Big Crush Compressor - For the "financially-challenged"
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2007, 05:03:12 PM »
clips pls, + porn video

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« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2007, 05:35:58 PM »
i have both the CS-3 and the dynacomp, A/B time? hehehe. request #10 ako, i just love compressors, hahaha.

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« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2007, 11:15:18 PM »
Ok, I hear you.  Give me the weekend para makapagpa-pogi ako para sa video demo.  Wait a minute, maybe I should also include lossless mp3s as well.  Whatever works.  The problem with video is the noticeable drop in sound quality after compressing.

Anyway, ok din sana kung makapag-A/B/C test ako with Kulas' Dynacomp and CS-3...


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« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2007, 11:19:50 PM »
bring on the pr0n. :D

#10. sama ako pag nagtest.

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« Reply #13 on: February 21, 2007, 11:22:29 PM »
ayos... tamang tama tong thread na 'to
iniisip ko na talaga matagal pa na bumili big crush

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Re: Rocktron Big Crush Compressor - For the "financially-challenged"
« Reply #14 on: February 22, 2007, 12:20:58 AM »
san makakabili po nyan?

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« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2007, 01:04:17 AM »
Ok, I hear you.  Give me the weekend para makapagpa-pogi ako para sa video demo.  Wait a minute, maybe I should also include lossless mp3s as well.  Whatever works.  The problem with video is the noticeable drop in sound quality after compressing.

Anyway, ok din sana kung makapag-A/B/C test ako with Kulas' Dynacomp and CS-3...



ayt! just tell me bro. san ba location mo? text me na lang, 0916-4884576. or pwede sa chaquico's na lang, para ma A/B/C/D natin with poundcake's CPR, hehehe. pero butik butik na yun, hahaha.
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Re: Rocktron Big Crush Compressor - For the "financially-challenged"
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2007, 01:46:49 AM »
pang ilan na ba ko? san nakakabili nyan? heheheee

sana may distributor na ng rocktron dito dahil matagal na kong gigil sa metal planet nila....  :-D
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« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2007, 02:06:54 AM »
clips pls, + porn video

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Haha! ito naman si Chito-eoi ah...kelangan mo pa ba ng kompetensya?
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« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2007, 02:26:52 AM »
A/S/L fleaze!!!


ay pics pala.


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Re: Rocktron Big Crush Compressor - For the "financially-challenged"
« Reply #20 on: February 25, 2007, 04:38:45 AM »
san na soundclips?

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« Reply #21 on: February 25, 2007, 02:53:58 PM »
san na soundclips?


Ummm, please wait lang po.  Medyo busy pa pero, sige I'm at it...

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Re: Rocktron Big Crush Compressor - For the "financially-challenged"
« Reply #22 on: November 21, 2007, 12:21:09 AM »
Bro do you know where i can get one? haha  :-D

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Re: Rocktron Big Crush Compressor - For the "financially-challenged"
« Reply #23 on: November 21, 2007, 06:06:46 AM »
SO do you guys think its better than the dyna comp? all in all..
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« Reply #24 on: November 21, 2007, 06:17:27 AM »
wer o wer is it? hehehe :-D