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Compressors and Limiters Explained

One of our readers pointed out this good article on compression and limiting and the different kinds of circuits used to power them. “VCA Voltage Controlled Amplifier compressors are the most versatile of all and so are the greatest in number. The VCA can quickly change gain in response to many different detectors looking at […]

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Laser Cannon HD User Manual Guide

This is the temporary short version, in advance of the official released manual.  Please email us via contact form, if you have suggestions or questions on this guide. Warning: Always start using this pedal with the Vol knob turned all the way counter clockwise, to the left, it’s minimum setting. Also, turn the small black trimpot […]

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How did the Laser Cannon HD get it’s diagram design?

Many people have asked us how did the Laser Cannon, and Laser Cannon HD get it’s diagram design on the top surface of the box? Well essentially, it’s a customized version of a Feynman Diagram developed in 1948 as a technique to communicate and track sub atomic particles. This tool contributed to broader understanding of […]

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Laser Cannon HD Bass Overdrive & Fuzz Design Story

WHY START FRESH? Before setting out to design new bass effects, Daring Audio went back to our user base and talked to many serious musicians and recording engineers to get a feel for the needs of current bass players.  Our goal was to design a follow-on product that met the needs of players and provided […]

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Nikki Monninger of Silversun Pickups

, I was very fortunate to be invited backstage by Silversun Pickups (SSPU) on their recent stop to the Fox Theater in Oakland. This is me with Nikki, bassist and vocalist, before the show started. SSPU is an incredibly talented band — I have their last 3 CDs, and getting into them deeper and deeper. […]

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Profile: Roger Waters and Heritage of Bass Pedals

Is Roger Waters first to use sound effects on bass guitar? Certainly not, but Roger took it to another level. Listening for the first – and God knows how many – time to the album Meddle, there is always something fresh. Is it “One of These Days” or “Echoes” in which you will find yourself […]

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Daring Audio Bass Pedal Demos

Demo with directly recorded bass loop, Just a hand turning knobs, no speaking, no amps, no nonsense, direct recorded, no amps from bass loops using reamped signal path from protools and no other effects or enhancements! EDGE ACTIVATOR: Funk preamp, harmonic exciter, new string sound http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYQeFHrTm5A PARTICLE BEAM: overdrive PHAT BEAM: Compressor and Limiter LASER CANNON: […]

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Article on Compressors and Limiters

One of our readers pointed out this good article on compression and limiting and the different kinds of circuits used to power them. “VCA Voltage Controlled Amplifier compressors are the most versatile of all and so are the greatest in number. The VCA can quickly change gain in response to many different detectors looking at […]

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