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True bypass wah wah

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Jimmyplaysabass, Aug 20, 2007.

  1. is it just me or do wah wah pedals suck balls at by passing? it seems like they suck alot of juice whenever you use them
  2. Most wahs are half bypass, meaning the circuit input remains connected at all times and only the output gets switched. It's about the worst bypass scheme a TB fan could imagine.
  3. yeah that sucks pretty hard i never knew that the bypass was THAT bad.

    thanks for clearing that up.
  4. JanusZarate

    JanusZarate Low End Avenger Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 21, 2006
    San Francisco, CA, USA
    Not all wahs are like that!

    Case in point: the current Morley wahs use a VERY good buffered bypass system. It kicks the crap out of the Dunlop bypass! :bassist:
  5. kirkm24


    Jan 1, 2007
    Columbus, Ohio
    Snarling Dogs are the only production wahs that have true bypass that I am aware of. I'm sure there are some boutiques with TB out there too.
  6. Ravens

    Ravens Rivethead

    Jan 12, 2007
    Malmö, Sweden
    My EBS WahOne bypasses very well. I dont know if its true bypass but its very good.
  7. Metropolis_488

    Metropolis_488 Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2006
    Central Virginia
    For $10 you can very easily mod your Dunlop to true bass (not sure about the current production Bass Cry Baby, but the older ones for sure).

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