Yes you need a special cable.
I took care of my my OBEL needs by going with Mike.
If you do a search you will find countless information on the subject.
I agree, but... couldn't the poster be trying for a perfect clone of the '77 sound that is so popular 'round these parts? In that fabled year, there has been shown strong evidence that the TB-500 Bean he played from 12/31/76 to 9/3/77 had NO buffer, and its OBEL was buffered by the non-true bypass Mu-tron III pedal in the loop. (Oops, hope I didn't just lose ya a sale waldo...bcresci wrote:If you're going to go to the trouble of putting in an OBEL, I'd also recommend installing a buffer at the same time. Makes a big difference. Assuming you haven't already put one in. I don't consider myself a rocket scientist and, dumb mistakes aside, was able to get both done in basically one night. A little solder, a little drilling, and presto.
That guitar probably had a trs cable included w/ the guitar.gdrfk1990 wrote:I have a buffer in my guitar no OBEL I am talking about how to hook up an already existing OBEL in the moriarty that I sometimes get to play
TI4-1009 wrote:Follow-up. How is the box wired that splits and reconnects the stereo signal going to and from the effects?
TI4-1009 wrote:So then how did Jer's switchable effects controller work?
TI4-1009 wrote: What's this showing?
April 17, 1989 for Garcia, not '88. But Bobby started using a MIDI pickup around August or Sept of '88.Jerry started using the balck strat for MIDI in '88-'89.