For others following along in the conversation or just stumbling across this (and yes, I know Zombie thread) ... To address the concept of Analog Dry Path (other manufactures may describe it as Analog Dry Through), the important part of this design implementation is that the base signal remains untouched as it passes through the pedal when the effect is ON. The Mix Knob adjusts the blend between the dry path and the digital effect. By design, with the Effect engaged, if the Mix is turned all the way to the left, the signal and tone should be exactly the same leaving the pedal as it entered the pedal. The FLINT is a bit different, as Strymon shared, the Tremolo side of the pedal has no Analog Dry Path but the Reverb side does. For the Tremolo to function properly, it has to work with and manipulate the whole signal (not a blend). As a compare/contrast example, the Eventide H9 does offer true analog bypass but does not have an Analog Dry Path. If in true bypass mode, the signal should remain untouched as long as the pedal/effect is not activated (as if the pedal was not even in the effects chain). If the effect on the H9 is engaged, the entire signal is routed through the digital conversion process in/out. I hope this is helpful to those who may not have had clarity with the terminology and concepts in this discussion.