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From 1981 to 1986, the Boss CS-2 Compression Sustainer was one of the few go-to compressor options. Over thirty years later, people still seek out this rugged and reliable classic for its smooth tone and even response.

Product Specs

  • CS-2 Compression Sustainer (Black Label)
  • Blue
  • 1981 - 1986
Made In
  • Japan

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Reviews for the Boss CS-2 Compression Sustainer
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  • Verified Purchase

    I love this compressor. Best one I've ever used. It's staying on my board.

  • Better compressors available in the modern age

    Verified Purchase

    I own a Cali76 compact deluxe, which I adore, I bought this CS-2 to try to recreate some of the compressor sounds I remember from the 80s....the grass ain’t always greener. I found it so clicky sounding, as are many of these style of compressors. For me, it wasn’t the nostalgic experience I thought it would be. Selling mine.

  • Verified Purchase

    have owned the Boss CS-2 and CS-3. and personally prefer the CS-2 for it cleaner tone

  • A bit expensive as a long discontinued item, but worth it.

    I've been using a CS-2 since the late 80's, and still have yet to find something that sounds as good, and is as easy to dial in. While as a discontinued item, it's still less expensive than most of the bell and whistle 'boutique' Compressors out there, when it comes to overall performance, and an …

  • Boss sustain pedal

    Verified Purchase

    Goods arrived in very good time and were as advertised,will definatley buy from again in the future.