The Universal Audio 1176 Compressor/Limiter Pedal—the king of audio limiting! Introduced in 1967, the UA 1176 has been heard on more classic records than any other compressor. Now, it's available as a compact stompbox, built on the powerful UAFX engine. This is an ideal pedal for session players or any guitarist who wants expressive, punchy tones. Its classic sound is sure to fill out your playing and make your solos stand out. With the Universal Audio 1176, you'll have the best of both worlds—the legendary sound of the hardware model and the convenience of a compact stompbox. Get your hands on it today and see why it's known as the king of audio limiting!
Built for decades of dependable performance on stage and in studio, 1176 Studio Compressor gives you switchable true/buffered bypass and a parallel compression mode in a compact pedalboard-friendly enclosure — so you can elevate your effects chain in a snap.
Get Three World-Famous Sounds in a Single Pedal
From the subtle squeeze of a single 1176 to the endless sustain of two units in parallel ala' Lowell George or the compressed crunch of Led Zeppelin IV, you can get the same iconic tones and effects heard on thousands of classic records with a trio of legendary 1176 setups.
Punch up and Elevate your Clean Tones
From slithery ’70s slide to chicking picking and funk, 1176 Studio Compressor gives you iconic squeeze for any genre. With simple Attack and Release controls, plus infinite Ratio settings and infamous “all buttons in” for smashed sounds, you’ll get classic tones, and tons more.
Universal Audio 1176 Compressor Limiter Pedal Features
- Authentic emulation of the 1176LN Limiting Amplifier in a compact stompbox
- Single, Dual, and Sustain modes for decades of classic guitar compression effects
- Input, Output, Attack, and Release settings true to original 1176 hardware
- Ratio knob includes “all buttons in” mode for squashed, gritty textures
- Parallel compression mode, true/buffered bypass