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BBE Sound ORANGE SQUASH User Manual

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ORANGE

SQUASH

Users Manual

 


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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS

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Mooiissttuurree  -- Do not install the appliance

near water: for example, near a bathtub, wash-
bowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement,
or near a swimming pool.
H

Heeaatt  -- Do not install the appliance near sources of
heat such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or
other appliances that produce heat.
V

VeennttIIllaattiioonn  -- Situate the product so its location or
position does not interfere with its proper ventila-
tion. For example, you should not place the prod-
uct on a bed, sofa, rug, or similar surface that
might block the vent openings, or placed in a built-
in installation, such as a bookcase or cabinet that
might impede the flow of air through the ventila-
tion openings.
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Ceeiilliinngg  M

Moouunnttiinngg  -- If your appliance can

be mounted to a wall or ceiling, mount it only as
recommended.
A

Acccceessssoorriieess  -- Do not place this product on an
unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The
product may fall, causing serious injury to a child
or adult, and serious damage to the product. Use
only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with
the product. Any mounting of the product should

follow the manufacturer’s instructions, and should
use a mounting accessory recommended by the
manufacturer.
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Soouurrccee  -- Connect the appliance to a power

supply only of the type described in the operating
instructions or as marked on the appliance.
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Coorrdd  P

Prrootteeccttiioonn  -- Route the power cord so

that it is not likely to be walked on or pinched by
having objects placed on it, paying particular atten-
tion to the plugs, receptacles, and the point where
the cord exits from the appliance.
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Grroouunnddiinngg   oorr   P

Poollaarriizzaattiioonn   -- Do not defeat the

grounding or polarization feature of the AC power
cord. If your AC receptacle will not accept the
power cord plug, contact your electrician to install
a proper AC receptacle.
W

Whheenn  nnoott  iinn  uussee  -- Unplug the power cord of the
appliance from the outlet when left unused for a
long period of time.To disconnect the cord, pull it
out by grasping the plug. Never pull the plug out
by the cord.
A

AC

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Reecceeppttaaccllee  -- Check to make sure that the AC

receptacle holds the power cord plug firmly and
securely. If the power cord plug is loose, contact

your electrician to replace the defective and unsafe
AC
FFoorreeiiggnn  O

Obbjjeeccttss  -- Be careful that foreign objects

and liquids do not enter the enclosure through
openings.
C

Clleeaanniinngg  -- unplug this product from the wall outlet
before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or
aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
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Unplug the appliance from the wall outlet and con-
sult qualified service personnel when:
• the power cord or the plug has been damaged.
• a solid object or liquid has fallen into the cabi-

net.

• the appliance has been exposed to rain or mois-

ture.

• the appliance does not appear to operate nor-

mally or exhibits a marked change in perform-
ance.

• the appliance has been dropped, or the enclo-

sure damaged.

Do not attempt to service the appliance beyond
that described in the operating instructions. For
all other servicing, refer to qualified service per-
sonnel only.

For your protection, please read
these safety instructions com-
pletely before operating the appli-
ance, and keep this manual for
future reference.
Carefully observe all warnings, pre-
cautions and instructions on the
appliance and described in the
operating instructions supplied
with the appliance.

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IMPORTANT

ii

Before you begin, please
check the contents of this box
to insure that the following
items are included:

•  The BBE Orange Squash

•  The BBE Orange Squash

User’s Manual

•  9VDC External Power

Supply

•  9V Battery

If any of these items are found
to be damaged or missing,
immediately contact the dealer

from whom the unit was pur-
chased.

This manual will help you to
effectively utilize the BBE
Orange Squash. Should you
have any questions, please feel
free to contact us at 800-233-
8346.

 


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iii

Thank you and congratulations on your purchase of
the BBE Orange Squash!

The Orange Squash is a compressor pedal patterned
after an old favorite that levels out louder signals
while boosting lower signals to provide smooth sustain
without degrading the original sound.  

Features:

• Vintage Compression Circuit
• FET Circuit Design
• True Bypass
• Powered by 9 Volt Battery/AC Adaptor (Included)

 


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CONTENTS

Important Safeguards ……………………………………………………i
Important …………………………………………………………………ii
Product Features …………………………………………………………iii
Controls and Connections ………………………………………………1
Battery Replacement ……………………………………………………2
Applications………………………………………………………………3
Service ……………………………………………………………………4
Maintenance………………………………………………………………4
Warranty …………………………………………………………………5
Specifications ……………………………………………………………6

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CONTROLS AND CONNECTORS

DC POWER INLET

Accepts any standard
9VDC power supply.

OUTPUT

The  output is
designed for run-
ning instrument
cables directly to
your amplifier.

LED

Indicates Orange
Squash is engaged.

2

TRUE BYPASS
FOOTSWITCH

Engages the Orange
Squash effect.

INPUT

Plug in your guitar,
bass or the previous
instrument level output
of your signal chain.

VOLUME 
CONTROL

Regulates the 
amount of output.

BIAS CONTROL

Regulates the amount
of compression.

 


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BATTERY REPLACEMENT

3

BATTERY 
COMPARTMENT

Pull the latch to the left
with thumbnail to
release the hinged bat-
tery compartment cover.
Carefully unplug battery
without straining cables.
Replace with fresh bat-
tery in reverse order.

Use a standard 9Volt
battery. Battery life is
about 300 hours.

Unplugging the input
to the Orange Squash
will turn the unit 
off and conserve 
battery life.

POWER SUPPLY
CONNECTOR

Connect the 9VDC
power supply here.

 


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4

IN

APPLICATIONS

We recommend placing the Orange Squash before your amplifier or any over-
drive/distortion pedal for the most desirable effect, but please feel free to experi-
ment 

Please Note: When using a BBE Sonic Stomp we recommend placing it last in the
signal chain.

IN

OUT

OUT

 


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SERVICE

5

Should the Orange Squash ever require
service we recommend that it be sent to
our facility in California.  Please contact
our Service Department at 800-233-
8346 extension 116 for a “Return
Authorization” and include a copy of the
original sales receipt.  

If this product was purchased outside of
the United States, please contact your
local distributor.

Maintenance of the BBE Orange Squash
is limited to proper cleaning of the unit
with mild household cleaner such as
Formula 409™ or Windex™. 

There are no user replaceable parts and
the unit should not be opened for any
reason unless you are a qualified techni-
cian. Calibration should be performed if

parts are replaced or if a performance
check-out indicates a problem with cali-
bration. Long term use has shown that
over the life of this unit there is little or
no drift of the components in the BBE
Orange Squash which would cause a
change in calibration. 

MAINTENANCE

 


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WARRANTY

6

Warranty registration of the unit to BBE Sound, Inc.
is not necessary. It is strongly recommended that you
retain a copy of the bill of sale for future reference.

IT IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE
END USER TO PROVIDE THE BILL OF SALE
OR OTHER MEANS OF PROOF OF PUR-
CHASE TO VALIDATE THE WARRANTY IF
WARRANTY SERVICE IS REQUESTED.

The BBE Orange Squash is warranted against
defects in material and workmanship for a period of
five (5) years from date of purchase from BBE
Sound Inc. or from an authorized dealer. During this
period, we will repair units free of charge providing
that they are shipped prepaid to: 

BBE Sound, Inc., 
5381 Production Drive, 
Huntington Beach, CA 92649. 

We will pay return UPS shipping charges within the
USA. All charges related to non-UPS shipping,
including customs clearance, will be billed. The war-
ranty will be honored for the longer of either 90 days
from the date of any service or the remainder of the
original 5 Year factory warranty.

This warranty will be consider null and void by BBE
Sound, Inc. if any of the following is found:

1. The equipment has been physically damaged.
2. The equipment shows signs of abuse.
3. The equipment has been electrically damaged by

improper connection or attempted repair by the
customer or a third party.

4. The equipment has been modified without 

authorization.

5. The bill of sales indicates that the purchase date

of the equipment is not within the warranty
period.

All non-warranty repairs are warranted for a period
of 90 days from the date of service.

BBE Sound, Inc. is NOT LIABLE FOR CONSE-
QUENTIAL DAMAGES. Should the unit fail to
operate for any reason, our sole obligation is to repair
it as described above. 

DO NOT RETURN ANY PRODUCT TO THE
ABOVE ADDRESS WITHOUT INSTRUC-
TIONS AND AUTHORIZATION ISSUED BY
THE ABOVE LOCATION.

 


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SPECIFICATIONS

7

Input Impedance: …………………330k Ohms

Output Impedance: ………………1K Ohm

Hardwire Bypass……………………Yes

Power Requirements:

DC inlet:…………………+9VDC min. 200ma

Battery Life: ……………300 hours

Dimensions: ………………………3.7"(W) x 4.7"(D) x 1.8"(H)

Shipping Weight: …………………3.3 lbs.

Note: Due to continuing product improvement, specifications and design are sub-
ject to change without notice.

 


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5381 Production Drive

Huntington Beach, CA 92649

714-897-6766 • FAX 714-896-0736

www.bbesound.com

covered by U.S. Patent 4,482,866 and other U.S. and foreign patents pending.

BBE is the registered trademark of BBE Sound, Inc.

 

   

  

   

   

rev.1 12/05