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High Leakage Diodes make for bad distortion sound?
« on: May 04, 2018, 05:03:21 PM »
High Leakage Diodes make for bad distortion sound?
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Re: High Leakage Diodes make for bad distortion sound?
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2018, 05:33:08 PM »
Not at all. The quality of the distortion can be very good. As is with everything, it depends on the circuit they're in.

What I've noticed with these is there will be a big reduction in amplitude, bass frequencies and intermodulation distortion when compared to less-leaky diodes.
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