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Pedal Doctor Tangerine Squeeze: This Orange Squeezer clone is a fairly simple take on the original circuit, with the usual modern "boutique" pedal upgrades.
 
It has a crisp bright musical tone and a funky compression action, with plenty of percussion to the attack. It has decently low noise, not silent, but better than average. As with most OS circuits, it does lose some of the low end. The tone is not quite as "fat" or funky/dirty as some other OS clones I've tried, but it is a little more crisp or clean sounding. These differences are subtle though.
 
The footswitch is "true bypass", it runs on standard Boss-type 9V DC, and the construction quality is pretty decent. All in all, a good typical Squeezer.
 
Price in USD: new $169, used $80 to $110
 

 

 
 
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