R.G. wrote:There is an outfit called Creation Audio Labs that sells a box called The Redeemer. It's a very high class buffer. If you run your guitar into it and then into the rest of the signal chain, you'd be amazed at the added clarity of the bypassed sound. Other simple buffers get you most of the way there.
Buffers do this by making the sum of cable and wiring capacitance not matter. The guitar sees only the buffer input loading, which can be very, very small.
Fuzzer wrote:Did you take any pictures??
rocklander wrote:hairsplitting and semantics aren't exactly the same thing though.. we may need two contests for that.
is this the US patent number - cannot find any patentwith this number????
bajaman wrote:Regarding "vintage" pedals such as the Dallas Arbiter fuzz face and Solasound (colorsound) Tone Benders etc., these circuits had very low input impedances by today's standards, and severely damped the guitar's pickups, even when bypassed because all those guys did was switch the output on or off, while the circuit input remained connected and thus loaded the guitar.
Ronsonic wrote:Here's something I consider important that never seems to get addressed. All the vintage pedals had some amount of tone suck, some were severe. The answer was to simply turn the knobs on the amp. No problem. Now we come along and we take this Fuzz Face (a near perfect example) and we wire in a DPDT and the tone suck is gone and we can turn the treble knob down. Except now our FF sounds like a mudslide because the thing was originally voiced so that the effected tone was well balanced to the tonesucked sound and we got rid of that.
Mbas974 wrote:x Dirk "decent electronic switching" ....any good example ?
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