buffer pedals

Be it a buffered pedal, such as a Boss TU-3 tuner, or a standalone buffer, like Tone Freak's Buff Puff, employing a buffer circuit on your pedalboard—in the correct location in the chain—can be crucial for protecting your core tone.

Preserve your core tone by strategically placing a buffer in your signal chain.

There are so many effects pedals available these days, and guitarists are using them in myriad new ways by combining them to create signature tones never heard before. It's all well and good, but it has also complicated things when it comes to preserving our precious core tone—that pure, unadulterated magic that comes from a great guitar plugged directly into a great amp.

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