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BonaFide Buffer - Official Product Video

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You, Unaltered

BonaFide Buffer is the sonic remedy that will free your tone of any treble-sucking constraints put upon it by long cable runs. Just slam this high-quality, no-nonsense tone tool on your pedalboard and get ready to bask in your tone as it was meant to be. Transparent, crisp, alive and all you!

  • High-Quality analog buffer
  • Run long cables without any signal degradation
  • Power failure mode - Automatically switches to True Bypass if power gets cut.

Salvage Your Sound

If you hadn't already guessed it, we love pedals and effects. They're fun, inspiring and can completely define your sound. Sadly, the more you add, the more cables you have to use. In the end this makes you sound like you've plugged into a wet blanket, instead of your gorgeous-sounding amp. By turning your guitar's high impedance output into low impedance, BonaFide Buffer opens up the tonal floodgates, so your tone can flow strong and freely through your entire signal chain.

Simply Spec(s)tacular

In order for a buffer to deliver the goods, it needs to be able to build up a lot of signal strength (high input impedance) and then release all of that power effortlessly (low output impedance). BonaFide Buffer's 1M ohm input and 100 ohm output secures exactly those goals and enables you to have obscenely long cable runs, while still maintaining optimum signal strength. But With great input impedance comes great noise though, right? No, not with BonaFide Buffer. With a >112dB signal to noise ratio and a Total Harmonic Distortion rating at 0.001%, this beautiful utility box has cut away all the downsides of a buffer and simply leaves you with the upside of an unaltered you.

Failure Is Not An Option

Even though BonaFide Buffer is pretty straight forward, we've included one extra feature that could prove a real lifesaver during a gig. BonaFide Buffer has a built-in intelligent bypass relay, which automatically switches it from buffered to true bypass if its power suddenly gets cut. So no matter how chaotic it gets on stage, your tone will always be heard. Now that you can't blame your gear if something goes wrong, just blame the drummer (like the rest of us).

Backstage Pass - All Access

BonaFide Buffer might be simple to look at, but it contains everything your tone needs.

Size Matters

BonaFide Buffer is housed in an incredibly small enclosure that’ll fit on or under any pedalboard out there.

The Quiet Life

This all analog beauty features an extremely high signal-to-noise ratio that stays true to your tone from beginning to end.

Always On, Always Awesome

You’re probably thinking, why doesn’t it have a bypass switch? Well, why would you ever want to turn something that does so much good off? Just slab it on and let it work its magic, all in quiet majesty.

Tone, Don’t Fail Me Now

BonaFide Buffer’s intelligent bypass relay automatically switches from buffered to true bypass, if it suddenly loses power during a gig. You can’t stop rock ‘n’ roll!

Ohm My God!

You need a serious kick in the ohmage to carry your signal safely through the plethora of cables that tie an epic pedalboard together. BonaFide Buffer packs that and then some!

BonaFide Buffer - Resume

  • High-Quality analog buffer
  • Run long cables without any signal degradation
  • Power failure mode - Automatically switches to True Bypass if power gets cut.
  • Extremely high signal-to-noise ratio (>112dB)
  • Road-ready construction
  • Ultra-compact design that'll fit on any board
  • 9V/40mA
  • High quality components

Videos

BonaFide Buffer demo - Søren Andersen

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Reviews

Guitar Interactive
by Tom Quayle

With its superb build quality , tiny footprint and excellent sound quality and features, the BonaFide Buffer is an essential purchase for anyone running a large pedalboard or cable runs. It won't break the bank, and whilst it's not a fancy creative tool, it could do wonders for your tone!

Check out the full review by Guitar Interactive