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Wampler Cory Wong Compressor Guitar Pedal

Original price $269.97 - Original price $269.97
Original price $269.97
$269.97 - $269.97
Current price $269.97
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Experience Perfect Tonal Balance - The Wampler Cory Wong Compressor Guitar Pedal

The Cory Wong Compressor is a dual footswitch Compressor and Boost pedal with Wampler’s legendary tone shaping controls, a Boost mode switch for either a flat frequency or rich saturated mid boost, unique “Comp On” mode to bypass the footswitch, and XLR connectivity for recording or live use.

Cory Wong is a Grammy-nominated artist renowned for laying down some of the finest grooves across all genres. The Wampler Cory Wong Compressor is at the heart of his legendary tone. More than just a Compressor and a Boost pedal, this dynamic toolkit shapes your tone with sparkling cleans and responsive compression either direct to your amp or straight into your recording interface. Prepare to find the funk! The Wampler Cory Wong compressor features two soft footswitches that operate each function of the pedal. For the Compressor side there is also complete control over Volume, Sustain, Attack, and Blend as well as Brian Wampler’s signature Tone control which can be dialed in to add sparkle and chime to your guitar’s tone.

For the boost side there is a single rotary boost control that adjusts the amount of boost activated and a profile switch that sets the mode of the boost circuit from a flat boost to a rich saturated boost with an extra vibrancy around the 550Hz range. The Blend control controls the amount of dry and compressed signal in the compressor circuit.

  • Exclusive Cory Wong Signature Compressor + Boost
  • High quality op-amp buffered bypass
  • Dual switch-able modes (Compression and Boost) in a single enclosure
  • Boost mode switch for either a full frequency or rich saturated mid boost
  • XLR Out and Ground Lift switch for direct connection to PA, Mixer, or Audio Interface
  • Attack, Tone, Sustain, Volume and Blend controls for compressor
  • Separate Boost level control
  • Unique “Comp On” switch to permanently engage compressor
  • High-grade components selected for superior sound and response
  • Top mounted input and output jacks and power connector
  • Dimensions: 2.5” x 4.6” x 1.5″ (64 mm x 120mm x 38mm) – height excludes knobs and switches
  • Power draw: 30mA, 9V DC - Do not exceed 9V DC
  • Includes limited 5-year warranty
  • Built in the U.S.A

The Compressor is operated by the independent “Compress” footswitch on the left, the LED will turn green when active. The Boost is controlled by the independent “Boost” footswitch on the right and the LED will turn blue when the boost is active. This particular boost was based on the classic MDX Strat boost style circuitry (once favored by Eric Clapton). When both sides are active, the LED turns Rainbow white. On the right hand side of the pedal there is a “Comp On” switch which permanently engages the compressor circuit when depressed - useful for a live environment where you want to really just stomp down for boost. The left hand side has an XLR socket to go direct to a PA system or mixing board, and a “Ground Lift '' switch which can be used to eliminate unwanted ground noise. The Wampler Cory Wong Compressor delivers all of this with the premium build quality Wampler is known for.

The Cory Wong Signature Tone

You know what this is, this is why you are here after all! This is that signature clean, powerful, and rich tone that Cory Wong is synonymous with. Get your strumming hand warmed up because you are going to be hitting the dirtiest of chops and the funkiest of rhythms with this one. Boost is set to Flat mode for boosting solos without altering tonality.

Lead Tone

If you are looking to go a bit further with your lead tones, maybe even into a slightly dirtier amplifier, this is a great starting point. Dial that Sustain in a bit higher and dial back the Blend and Attack a little until you find that super responsive lead tone. Use the boost set in Mid mode to add extra bite.

Just hit the Tape!

This is Cory’s secret weapon for laying down the ultimate grooves in a studio. Dial this in for that absolute killer tone that’s as at home going through your amplifier as it is direct into your DAW or a recording desk.


  • Attack: Controls compression response - counter clockwise for fast attack, clockwise for slower attack.
  • Volume: Adjusts the output level of the Compressor circuit, full clockwise is maximum volume.
  • Tone: Add more presence to your tone by dialing this in clockwise for added brightness.
  • Blend: Control the strength of the effect coming through. All the way counterclockwise the signal is 100% dry but will slowly increase to 100% wet as the controller is rotated clockwise.
  • Sustain: Dial in clockwise to add more sustain to your guitar tone to alter how long a note rings on.
  • Boost: Controls level of boost when footswitch is engaged, rotating clockwise increases gain. Maximum boost increases volume by 15dB flat, 18dB @ 550 Hz on mid boost mode.
  • Boost Mode Switch: Select either a flat frequency or a rich, saturated mid boost.
  • XLR: Connect direct to mixing desk / PA / audio interface with a separate XLR cable.
  • Ground Lift: Engage this to lift the ground if connecting the XLR adds noise.
  • Comp On: Engage this to permanently enable the compressor circuit (bypass becomes inactive).
  • Power: This pedal was designed around the usage of a 9V DC power source only. To avoid damage to the pedal, do not exceed 9V DC, do not use center pin positive adapters, and do not use AC power. Use only a 9V DC power source that is intended for guitar pedals. This pedal draws approximately 30mA at 9V.

Manufacturer: Wampler Pedals
SKU: I744789-N-2-WHXC
UPC: 763815133744

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