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blearyeyes

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What is the benefit of optical bypass?
« on: November 22, 2023, 04:53:07 PM »
While going through all of my pedal supplies, I found about 20 Opto-Tron boards from 1776. I have all the optical chips (H11F1).

My question is this:  What is the benefit over regular bypass switch?

 
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Re: What is the benefit of optical bypass?
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2023, 08:56:43 PM »
Itís clickless and full of cool points. It is more expensive and has more parts, though.


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Re: What is the benefit of optical bypass?
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2023, 09:29:33 PM »
Iíve only used it a few times but was quiet.
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Re: What is the benefit of optical bypass?
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2023, 10:46:44 AM »
The main use for me was in effects that have an inherent pop when using mechanical bypass and a PDR won't tame it.
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