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 #158354  by Poor Peter
 Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:43 pm
Howdy all, I need an OBEL for a build my brother is working on but it would appear that Waldo has taken his page down. Cant say for sure but the link I used just 6 months ago no longer works. Any other recommendations?
 #158356  by TI4-1009
 Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:36 pm
Are you looking for a buffer, or the OBEL wiring diagram? It does look like Mike's buffer order page is down, but the Tiger and Wolf wiring diagrams are still on their pages:

http://wald-electronics.com/tiger.html
 #158360  by ac4468
 Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:34 pm
Just send him a PM. I just ordered 4 today but the link on his site appears to be gone.
 #158361  by Poor Peter
 Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:38 am
Yes I need the actual buffer and Obel. I will try to PM him. Thanks.
 #158362  by Poor Peter
 Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:41 am
Im back. I clicked on his name and got a message saying "the requested user does not exist".....hmmmm?
 #158363  by Jon S.
 Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:12 am
Poor Peter wrote:Yes I need the actual buffer and Obel. I will try to PM him. Thanks.
You have great responses already above. I'll add:

The buffer is a tangible piece of gear. You have several good options, including:

Wald's unit (it does appear his Custom Shop website link at http://www.wald-electronics.com/index.html is not currently functioning)
http://www.caesound.net/cb1guitarpreampbuffer.aspx
http://www.creationaudiolabs.com/redeemer

For the OBEL, it's not a piece of gear per se (I suppose parts of it, like the extra jack you'll need, are) but a wiring design. Are you seeking a schematic like this?

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 #158364  by TI4-1009
 Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:53 am
Poor Peter wrote:Yes I need the actual buffer and Obel. I will try to PM him. Thanks.
Just to be clear (as Jon says above)- the buffer is a little gizmo electronic piece that gets inserted into the wiring of the guitar, the OBEL is a way of wiring the guitar. You can't really buy "an OBEL", you either have to change the wiring of the guitar or have it built that way.
 #158365  by hippieguy1954
 Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:13 am
OBEL= On Board Effects Loop.

As mentioned, it is only one toggle switch, one stereo jack and wiring.
 #158368  by Poor Peter
 Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:08 pm
Ok sorry for the confusion. I have the wiring diagram. I need the buffer. My brother does all the wiring so that explains my ignorance. Thanks for all the replies. Ill check out those other links.
 #158376  by strumminsix
 Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:21 am
if you need to reach Waldo, email him at his name here @ yahoo . com