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Combo Compact Organ

Careful with that axe, Eugene: it’s the Pink Floyd organ! Get a dose of psychedelia with your own Farfisa Compact!
Combo Compact (Front View)
Combo Compact RE at last brings the versatile “Pink Floyd” transistor organ sound into the format everyone wants: an easy-to-use organ Rack Extension in your Reason studio, with all the upper registration tabs, and all the multi-tones and boost tones.
It might be small and lean, but this volcanic piece of former Roman engineering can still unleash more fun in your Reason rack than competing devices three times its size!
Whether you make chart or psychedelic pop tunes, or EDM, try it now and surprise yourself at the inspirational difference real organ tones makes to your tracks.

Product Details

The Combo Compact brings the brilliantly versatile Italian organ to life with its easily selectable voices and effect controls, all wrapped up in a handy and truly Compact device.

Combo Compact Organ features

Combo Compact Organ models most of the features found across the Compact range of transistor organs:

  • Original F/AR spring convolution reverb, exclusive to the Retro Organs 2.0 range, provides the authentic Compact reverb sound [Compact Duo]
  • Bass 16′, Strings 16′, Flute 8′, Oboe 8′, Trumpet 8′, Strings 8′, Flute 8′, Flute 4′, Strings 4′, Piccolo 4 [Compact Mk1]
  • Select 2-2/3′ [Compact Mk2/Duo Mk2] or 2-2/3′ +2′ mixture [Duo Mk1], with Brilliant filter select
  • Multi-boost 16′, 8′, 4′ and 2-2/3′ +2′ with adjustable All-Boost level [(Duo Mk1]
  • 12-note Bass Section (C0-B2) with adjustable level provides excellent accompaniment capability [all versions]
  • Separate Bass Section audio output [all versions]
  • Percussion Section adds a choice of decay envelope, short or long decay for percussive and harpsichord-type sounds [Deluxe/Duos]
  • Rate adjustable Percussion Repeat function [Duo Mk2] (Repeat Rate is tempo-synced)
  • Tab selectable Vibrato adjustment [all versions]
  • Tremolo [Duo Mk2]
  • High and low shelf EQ [Duos]
  • Selectable Expression Pedal for swell [all versions]
  • Tube or transistor-style amp model with drive adjust
  • 119 Combo Compact patches
  • 37 Combinators

Demo track “Richard Wright” by The Quixotes; all sounds except drums are Combo Compact Organ patches and Combinators.

Demo track “Compact Song”, kindly donated by alteree; all sounds except drums from Combo Compact Organ, with additional FX processing.



  • Engine update


Engine update fixes a number of minor issues:

  • Vibrato is now global, not per note (tremolo has been left as per note)
  • Fixes an error where saving a patch with zero reverb can cause an incorrect reverb amount to applied
  • Fixes an issue where attempting to retrigger a note already playing will hang the device
  • A few extra patches added




If you like vibey transistor tones of the ’60s and ’70s — and who doesn’t? — a mandatory purchase.
Robin Bigwood
Sound on Sound, October 2014

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