Origin Effects revive the original Cali76-TX and TX-L compressor

Emulating The Legendary 1176 FET Circuit

Origin Effects have announced a limited edition reissue of one of the finest compressor pedals of all time: the coveted Cali76-TX & TX-L FET compressor.

Emulating the classic large format Cali76 compressor, the Cali76-TX and TX-L pedals also add in different transformers to the original design for a distinct tonal response. The TX boasts a custom transformer with an iron core, providing more harmonic overtones and lighter saturation when playing at louder volumes. On the other hand, the TX-L is built with a Lundahl transformer, which Origin Effects claim provides more transparency at the low end and a flat phase response.



With controls for Attack, Release, Ratio, Output and Input/Compression, the Cali76-TX also features dedicated Amplifier and Line/DI outputs, the latter being fully balanced and electronically isolated for premium sound quality whether being used in the studio or onstage. There's also a Ground Lift function to amend any hums caused by pesky ground-loop interactions, while High and Low Gain modes let you zone in on your tone to achieve the finest compressed tones in the land. 


Head to the Origin Effects website to find your nearest dealer today.