February 04, 2020
First of all, why would you mod your TS-808 to true bypass? The buffer inside this pedal is not so bad at all.
Well, there are some situations where you could choose to perform the mod:
1. Your original switch breaks down. They are quite expensive to replace!
2. You already have too many buffers in your chain.
If you choose to mod your pedal, you can perform it yourself by following the instructions below, or you can send it to Sonic Fields off course!
First you need to remove one resistor and some wires:
Desolder following parts from the jacks:
Remove the small LED board and desolder both wires.
Now you’re ready to rewire the whole thing.
Let’s start with the LED board:
Continue with the PCB:
Wire up the switch:
Happy pedal modding!
If you're not confident to perform the mod yourself,
please let me know!
Thanks for reading!