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Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by dingdongbell070, Jan 14, 2006.

  1. dingdongbell070

    dingdongbell070 Member

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    anyone know some high quality buffers that dont color the sound?? I need one because most of my pedals are true-bypass
     
  2. Macaroni

    Macaroni Member

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    All buffers color the sound somewhat, but not necessarily in a bad/undesirable way.. That being said, the Axess BS2 & the VHT Valvulator 1 are both excellent. The V1 uses a 12AX7 and changing the tube makes a big difference - I'm using a NOS Telefunken - Wow! I sold my BS2 to get the V1.
     
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    tech 21 sans amp stuff has great sounding buffers......at least my para driver di does (and its a great eq/boost pedal too ....tho i'm not sold on it as an overdrive pedal)

    the klon buffers your signal when off

    pete cornish makes a bad ass boost/buffer pedal

    i hear great things about the morning dew buffer/eq booster pedal too (i would consider this one but i allready have my needs met)

    another good option (if you use a volume pedal) would be to upgrade to a goodrich (active) or hilton volume ped...............yes they are a little spendy but they don't use a pot (infra red) so as the volume is lowered you don't have the high end tone rolloff effect like with a ernie ball (or lesser quality) they also serve as a constant buffer to your signal
     
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    IMO, the best buffered boost I've found is the BB Card for the FoxRox ZIM. You could put it in channel B and get more versatility, though I kept it in CH A. PLUS you get the other channel which can be almost any OD you can imagine.
     
  5. jonny guitar

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    I think I am gonna get a BB card to run with my CS card....I really love the CS when used with my Katana. Ithink, with the addition of the BB, l the knob out on the Katana and use it as dirt instead of the H9 card. Same pedals but different useage.
     
  6. Moe45673

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    +1 on the axess bs-2!

    Though if you get something like a sniper-modded GE-7 (everyone, especially those that consider themselve pedal junkies, should use an EQ pedal), that'll solve your buffering and tone-shaping needs in one package!
     
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    rh Robo Sapien Noise Maker Gold Supporting Member

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  8. hemlock

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    The Antelope Effects Morning Dew EQ has a built in buffer that is almost unnoticable. The EQ is also very musical. Very cool pedal.
     
  9. GtrWiz

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    +1 on the V1.... and now I'm gonna have to try a Telefunkin...
     

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