Top 10 Best Compression Pedals:


Guitar Pedal / Rating

TC Electronic Hyper Gravity Compressor

Total of 4.90/5


Top tier build quality and performance at a more than reasonable price.

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Joyo JF-10 Dynamic Compressor

Total of 4.80/5
While it’s not the most capable, this pedal is great budget solution.

Xotic SP Compressor

Total of 4.67/5
A pedal that is affordable but punches way above its weight class.

Wampler Pedals EGOCOMPRESSOR Essentials

Total of 4.65/5
Compressor designed in classic Wampler style with lots of controls and range.

Empress Effects Compressor Pedal

Total of 4.68/5
Boutique pedal that hits all the right buttons and delivers adequate performance.

Electro Harmonix Soul Preacher Compressor/Sustainer Pedal

Total of 4.65/5
Simple solution that offers a surprising amount of versatility considering the price.

MXR Dyna Comp Effects Pedal

Total of 4.63/5
Very transparent compressor pedal that gives you good range and tone control.

Electro-Harmonix Freeze Sound Retainer

Total of 4.60/5
A slightly unique compressor pedal that offers a different type of experience.

Behringer CS400 Compressor Sustainer

Total of 4.60/5
Entry level compressor that brings a great performance, especially considering the price.

Boss CS 3

Total of 4.60/5
Reliable Boss design that cuts no corners and delivers a balanced performance.