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Thoughts on tone

Onboard guitar buffers - how they work and their benefits

Onboard guitar buffers

There aren't that many classic players famous for their tone that used onboard guitar buffers.  Jerry Garcia is the biggest one I can think of.  So if you are looking to emulate classic rock tones with classic gear, you can probably stop reading here.  There are however a number of very good, scientifically sound reasons you may want to buffer your guitar's signal.  Mitigating high frequency tone loss from guitar cables is one.  Take your guitar's cable - just a normal 1/4" guitar cable.  This has two electrically conductive pieces (wire) separated by insulation (a dielectric) - that is more or...

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