Functionality is top-notch, and it’s astounding that Becos can deliver such a high level of pristine compression in such a tiny housing. It’s so essential and good, I can’t take it off my pedalboard – actually, I refuse to take it off.
Becos from Romania has become a real insider tip in the effects scene within a very short time. The Stella Compressor that the company sent us shows very impressively why this is so. The Becos CompIQ Stella is definitely the studio compressor for the vest pocket.
We use common DC Power Connectors that are soldered directly on the circuit board, recessed behind the 2mm thick enclosure wall. A DC Power Plug with a 12mm long barrel having Ø5.1mm external diameter and Ø2.1mm inner diameter is needed for a good electrical connection inside the connector.