April 2020

Buffer

ARTICLES

Mar19-Tone Tips-FEAT

Tone Tips: Keep It Quiet, Part 2

February 15, 2019
Solid advice to search and destroy those unwanted noises coming from amps, pedalboards, and wireless units.
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Xotic Effects

Xotic Expands Pedal Line with the Super Clean Buffer and Super Sweet Booster

January 25, 2019
The SCB incorporates a class A preamplifier built around the famous JRC4558 chip.
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J Rockett

J. Rockett Audio Designs Releases the 10th Anniversary JET Series

March 20, 2018
The lineup includes the Touch OD, Steampunk Buffer/Boost, Immortal Echo, and Squeegee Compressor.
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Tonal Tinker Toys: Reader Pedalboards 2018

February 23, 2018
When it comes to pedal puzzles and putting together your dream sound rig, there’s no right way—just your way. Check out these boards from your fellow readers, and be inspired!
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NAMM '18 - Fender The Bends, Mirror Image, Marine Layer, Santa Ana & Level Set Buffer Demos

January 28, 2018
Watch an in-depth demo of the company's latest foray into stomps, including a rather musical delay, a unique dual distortion, and a tone saver.
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Fender

Fender Unveils New Pedal Line

January 25, 2018
The first round of pedals includes a buffer, overdrive, delay, distortion, and tremolo.
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FEAT

Tools for the Task: Buffers

February 19, 2017
Ten buffer options to help you maintain your core guitar-to-amp tone when running multiple pedals and cables.
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Jackson Audio

Jackson Audio Introduces the Prism

December 6, 2016
A buffer, boost, preamp, EQ, and overdrive.
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Nov16-Tone Tips-FEAT

Tone Tips: A Crash Course on Buffers

October 31, 2016
Preserve your core tone by strategically placing a buffer in your signal chain.
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J Rockett

J. Rockett Audio Designs Releases the SOS Buffer

October 7, 2016
J. Rockett Audio Designs Ushers in the sixth of the new Tour Series and unveils the SOS Buffer pedal.
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Fredric Effects

Fredric Effects Announces the Accomplished Badger

September 14, 2016
An original two-stage boost with an opamp buffer/boost driving a germanium transistor gain stage.
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Pettyjohn

Pettyjohn Electronics Introduces the Lift Buffer/Boost

September 7, 2016
The third offering in their new single-pedal format, the Foundry Series.
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Providence

Providence Introduces the Vitalizer BF VZF-1

March 11, 2016
An active impedance converter specifically designed for bass guitars.
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mojo hand

NAMM '16 - Mojo Hand Fx M3 Wonder Filter & C-1 Buffer Demos

February 20, 2016
See and hear what lurks within this new, expressive envelope filter.
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rockett

NAMM '16 - J. Rockett Audio Designs 45, SOS Buffer, GTO, Hooligan, Lenny & Blue Note Tour Series Demos

February 10, 2016
See and hear a whole new batch of handmade stompboxes from Chris Van Tassel and Jay Rockett.
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NAMM '16 - EarthQuaker Devices Spatial Delivery, Acapulco Gold, Avalanche Run, & Gray Channel Demos

February 1, 2016
The crew out of Akron, Ohio, highlight eight new stompboxes and an all-tube amp.
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tc

NAMM '16 - TC Electronic Ditto X4 Looper, Bonafide Buffer & Spectra Comp Demos

January 30, 2016
The Danish company brings three new stompboxes to this year's show.
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TC Electronic Announces the Bonafied Buffer, SpectraComp Bass Compressor, and Ditto X4 Looper

January 22, 2016
The Ditto X4 contains creative features like dual loop tracks, 7 loop FX, loop decay, and MIDI sync.
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Quick Hit: Fulltone 2B JFET Booster Review

December 22, 2015
JFET booster and germanium limiter unite to create sparkling, airy, signal-bumping bliss.
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Quick Hit: Crazy Tube Circuits Magnifier Review

November 20, 2015
Whether you need to restore vitality to a massive pedalboard, or want the immaculate boosting power of a Klon, this little gem is a compelling buy.
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