The Classic, Crisp Compressor!
Plug into vintage tone! The Red Box from Whirlwind is a dead-on revival of the handwired classic from the 1970s, only this one's got a 9-volt AC adapter input and features hardwire bypass. You'll love dialing in a range of compression tones — with deliciously crisp attack on clean guitar, and totally lush sustain on your solos. This pedal has serious classic vibe. Michael Laiacona, president of Whirlwind, has been crafting amazing effects boxes for years — in fact, he was the cofounder of MXR. You've got to hear the Red Box.Whirlwind The Red Box Handwired Compressor Effects Pedal at a Glance:
- Vintage-styled compression from this handwired "Red" box
- Rochester Series, designed by Michael Laiacona — cofounder of MXR
Vintage-styled compression from this handwired "Red" box
The tones in the Red Box compressor are truly classic, and can be heard in almost every great rock recording of the '70s and '80s. The Red box is known best for its crisp percussive attack when applied to a clean guitar, as well as its lush, rich sustain when soloing.
Rochester Series, designed by Michael Laiacona — cofounder of MXR
Life-long gear tinkerer Michael Laicona was the cofounder of MXR — so he certainly knows effects pedals. Here, you've got the brain behind a series of classic, near-legendary pedals, now available at a really great value. The difference between these pedals and their vintage counterparts is that the Whirlwind Rochester Series, including the Red Box, features a 9-volt AC adapter input and is 100% true bypass.
- Handwired Compressor Effects Pedal
- Made in the U.S.A.
- Features a 9-volt AC Adapter Input
- 100% True Bypass
- Designed by Michael Laicona, Co-founder of MXR
- Part of the Whirlwind Rochester Series