I would like to use a vintage fuzz pedal, but have been told that they don’t work well with buffered signals, is this true?

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I would like to use a vintage fuzz pedal, but have been told that they don’t work well with buffered signals, is this true?

These pedals will function and sound differently when connected directly to the guitar because they are meant to be fed with a high-impedance signal source, as opposed to a low-impedance signal source, which is why they need to be used first in the signal path. It’s recommended that such pedals either be modified with true-bypass switching, if not already so equipped, or used in conjunction with a true-bypass loop-box to ensure the pedal is completely bypassed when not in use.

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