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Universal Audio UAFX 1176 Studio Compressor Pedal

Built on the powerful UAFX engine, the Universal Audio UAFX 1176 Studio Compressor Pedal gives you an authentic emulation of the UA 1176LN compressor with the same punchy, expressive tones of the world-renowned hardware in a compact and elegantly crafted stompbox.


This guitar-effect pedal offers accurate Single, Dual, and Sustain compression modes, simple vintage-style controls, Parallel compression mode, and true/buffered bypass. With its timeless UA design and craftsmanship, the 1176 Studio Compressor pedal is built for years of performance in the studio or on the road. This pedal requires a 9 VDC power supply to operate. A power supply is not included.

The Definitive UA 1176LN Compressor for Your Guitar
  • Introduced in 1967, the Universal Audio 1176LN remains the king of audio limiting, heard on more classic records than any other compressor.
Get Three World-Famous Sounds in a Single Pedal
  • From the subtle squeeze of a single 1176LN to the endless sustain of two units in parallel, you can get the same iconic tones and effects heard on thousands of classic records with a trio of legendary 1176LN setups.
Punch Up and Elevate Your Clean Tones
  • From slithery ’70s slide to chicken-picking and funk, 1176LN Studio Compressor gives you iconic squeeze for any genre.
  • With simple Attack and Release controls, plus infinite Ratio settings and infamous all-buttons-in setting for smashed sounds, you'll get classic tones and tons more.
Pack Classic Compression from Stage to Studio
  • Built for decades of dependable performance onstage and in-studio, 1176LN Studio Compressor gives you switchable true/buffered bypass and parallel compression in a compact, pedalboard-friendly enclosure—so you can elevate your effects chain in a snap.
Key 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 1176LN hardware
  • Ratio knob includes all-buttons-in mode for squashed, gritty textures
  • Parallel compression mode, true/buffered bypass

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