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> Some Notes/video's On Buffered Vs True Bypassed Pedals
post Mar 21 2015, 12:29 AM
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Looking at different pedal descriptions, I noticed many companies use the term true-bypass like marketing smile.gif

In case anyone doesn't know the difference, here is a nice video to begin which explains the use of buffered pedals;

Now we get into detail...this was the selling point of a buffered pedal and as its very briefly mentioned in the video, true-bypassed pedals take the signal straight in and out and you get more of the guitars dry tone with whatever fx you're using.

Since many of us don't use super-long cables (or active di-box/buffer pedals as option) it seems to make sense that we wouldn't need buffered pedals. But I noticed something about buffered pedals that are never mentioned, the tone that comes with the buffer (or buffer design) and found this video;

I noticed this with my boss pedal (at home where cables are short smile.gif ) and mentioned here in a topic I can't remember. Funny how a turned off ds1 or mt2 can add sparkle to your clean sound smile.gif

This post has been edited by Mertay: Mar 21 2015, 12:52 AM

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