Electro Harmonix Black Finger

High-quality Tube Compressor

Compression to perfection is provided by the Black Finger. Two tubes (one responsible for the compression stage, the other for the gain), ensure the kind of natural and warm tube compression that cannot be easily achieved from other pedals. The Black Finger Compressor uses a so-called optoisolator photocell circuit which is normally only found in expensive studio compressors and operates with an internal 300 V voltage, providing the basis for a warm, fat tube sound. Works directly from the amp or console but also in the effects loop!

  • With a so-called optoisolator photocell circuit which is normally only found in expensive studio compressors
  • Internal 300 V voltage as a prerequisite for a warm, fat tube sound
  • Effects pedal for guitars and basses
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 157 x 270 x 114 mm
  • Includes a power supply (12AC 1000)
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Great piece of kit

Paul P. 657, 28.05.2014
I bought this to use with my fretless bass, to increase the sustain on long notes.

Packaging:
The Electro Harmonix Black FInger arrived well packaged as usual inside a thomann box.

Looks and buld:
It does look like a rather mean piece of equipment. It is surprisingly light compared to the MarkBass Compressore though the build quality is excellent, I can feel confident that it will be able to take the odd knock during transport to and from gigs.

Instructions:
There is very little in the way of instruction on how to use it. In the box was just a single sheet of A5 paper on the function of each control knob I have to say this was rather dissapointing, however there are plenty of how to's on the internet and youtube. If you hvae never used a compressor pedal before then it is well worth reading up to get an idea of how to set up the pedal to achieve the sound you want for your playing style.

Sound:
The sound does have a warming quality to it and compression rate is subtle and I think would be lost in a very loud mix.
Its a great pedal once it is set up to how you like it.
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06.02.2015
No regrets on that one guys. I was affraid that there will be a noise from it but thers no hiss , no noise from this pedal at all. Super Satisfied with it , Thanks Thomann. Keep up the good work.
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