Post by Mark (Basement Enthusiast) on Oct 17, 2019 7:11:05 GMT -7
Yup, I have a Barber "B-buff" buffer in a tiny enclosure at the input of one board, and a This1sMyne dual-buffer (one input, one output) on a bigger board. Granted, any wahs or Ge fuzzes will be placed on the floor, separately, using battery power and placed before the input of these buffers.
Nice thing about these mini-enclosure unity-buffers is that you can even stick them underneath the board, where they're not in the way (heck, not even visible) and you don't lose regular pedal space.
Own or have owned: M12, Carmen Ghia, Rx JS, MAZ 18 Jr NR, Monza, Z-28, Route 66, Therapy, DB4, Remedy, Prescription, EZG-50, SRZ-65 LE, & Delta 88 Z-Drive | Brake Lite SA & Air Brake
I have one made by oldschoolfx, its currently not on my board . . . I haven't really decided my threshold for how many pedals until I need it.
That said, I do typically leave my Z drive "ON" all the time. I have it set to the green side, with neutral volume setting and just a little gain so that is probably helping me not miss the buffer.
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Polytune 3 includes a buffer, and is operating as buffer bypass, always on pedal via the internal option switch setting. The only complaint is the footswitch is not bypassed in this mode, if activated the signal chain is interrupted.
The SA Gemini is set for Buffer Bypass (pedalboard output).
Originally installed Hosa patch cables deeming the buffers would compensate for these lesser cables. But, when the Evidence Audio Mono Rail patch cables were installed as the replacement, the signal strength, clarity and highs increased with noticeable improvement.
Appears a buffer can only compensate cable signal loss to some extent, but combined with good quality low capacitance cables is even a better option.
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