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boosters and buffer INPUT Levels question

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by Muzik4Machines, Nov 26, 2015.

  1. Muzik4Machines

    Muzik4Machines TDPRI Member

    Nov 17, 2015
    what is the headroom of a buffer input?
    if i have 26 dB clean boost feeding in a buffer pedal like a boss, will i clip the input?

    same goes for my EP boost, can i stack 3 of them at max gain and still have a clean out at the 3rd one of the clipping of the 40dB from the 2 first ones will destroy the input buffer of the 3rd one?
  2. 1300 E Valencia

    1300 E Valencia Friend of Leo's

    Dec 13, 2010
    Fullerton CA
    The short answer is, of course you are going to get distortion if you stack a ton of gain.
    The long answer will have to await your personal experimentation. Report your findings here. We wait.
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