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by Whoismarykelly
09 Jul 2020, 16:44
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Frantone Hi-Ball [Lame Alert] [traced]
Replies: 4
Views: 1527

Re: Frantone Hi-Ball [Lame Alert] [traced]

The diode compensation is legit. I've thought of ways to manage that and avoid LEDs always sounding best just because they're louder but this is a very elegant situation.
by Whoismarykelly
14 Jun 2020, 16:42
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Analogman KOT Mystery "H" IC
Replies: 12
Views: 2183

Re: Analogman KOT Mystery "H" IC

A long time ago someone on DIY stomps suggested repainting resistors to change apparent values as a diabolical way to throw off would-be cloners working from photos. Interesting to see analogman actually did it.
by Whoismarykelly
25 Oct 2019, 23:33
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Darkglass Electronics - Microtubes B3K [traced]
Replies: 84
Views: 27858

Re: Darkglass Electronics - Microtubes B3K [traced]

I'm having a weird oscillation issue with the level and drive controls at max on this circuit that I can't really figure out. I've seen a few folks mention a similar issue but no apparent resolution. Im wondering if it could be an issue with the JFETs since the rest of the circuit should have much v...
by Whoismarykelly
27 Aug 2017, 14:47
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: BJF - Baby Blue Overdrive [ goop-alarm ] BJFE
Replies: 31
Views: 9055

Re: BJF - Baby Blue Overdrive [ goop-alarm ] BJFE

Resurrecting this thread, did anyone ever trace one of these out? I have one but would like to try and avoid destroying it by de-gooping it, any suggestions as to the best way to go about it? Thanks. I doubt you would destroy it as the goop is soft. You would just have to pick it all away. You coul...
by Whoismarykelly
23 May 2015, 16:35
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Haunting Mids V3 [traced]
Replies: 21
Views: 8808

Re: Haunting Mids V3 [traced]

Wtf. Here I was, thinking this would be some awesome reverb type thing, and all it is is a big muff pi without the tone section... This is why I try not to get all worked up over some pedal with a cool name. Seriously dissapointed. :evil: Well you just gotta find one of the one-knob delays. Those a...
by Whoismarykelly
04 Feb 2015, 18:48
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Van Weelden - Royal Overdrive
Replies: 7
Views: 5845

Re: royal overdrive - van weelden

Sanding the part numbers on voltage regulators is laughable.
by Whoismarykelly
11 Nov 2014, 23:08
Forum: Modern Stompbox Effects (1975 - ...)
Topic: EHX - Pitch Fork
Replies: 17
Views: 14934

Re: EHX Pitch Fork

I currently use a Micro POG to simulate bass in one of my rigs. I have a Pitch Fork in the mail to replace the POG because it has a pure octave down while the Micro POG always has a tiny bit of dry and octave up bleed which lends an unwanted synthy quality. However, the Pitch Fork doesn't have the d...
by Whoismarykelly
14 Aug 2014, 18:16
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Wyllie Moonrock [traced]
Replies: 25
Views: 11039

Re: Wyllie Moonrock [traced]

Looks like the builder burned most the pads of the PCB in the process of building it.
by Whoismarykelly
17 Feb 2013, 18:38
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Haunting Mids V3 [traced]
Replies: 21
Views: 8808

Re: Haunting Mids V3 [traced]

mmolteratx wrote:Yea, it's definitely got a ton of bass. Pretty picky about what you use with it as a result. Gotta have an amp with some decent headroom.
All the prototyping was done with a Hiwatt 100-watter and a 4x12.
by Whoismarykelly
08 Dec 2012, 20:14
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Haunting Mids V3 [traced]
Replies: 21
Views: 8808

Re: Haunting Mids V3 [traced]

and I knew they would some day troll fsb.org :mrgreen: Yeah, FSB has been haunted by Big Muff clones for quite some time... http://www.freestompboxes.org/images/smilies/a_holycrap.gif A simplified and revoiced muff design is what people on the forum wanted so this circuit is what was designed and b...
by Whoismarykelly
08 Dec 2012, 15:33
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Haunting Mids V3 [traced]
Replies: 21
Views: 8808

Re: Haunting Mids V3 [traced]

Try it and see! I liked the sound of the 337 more than other transistors I tried. Other folks may like other things.
by Whoismarykelly
08 Dec 2012, 03:06
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Haunting Mids V3 [traced]
Replies: 21
Views: 8808

Re: Haunting Mids V3 [traced]

Who is the genius "designer" of this unit ? Using 3,3V zener-diodes in an antiparallel configuration so that they act as normal silicon diodes ? I selected the 4742 because I had some on hand when I prototyped this circuit and I didn't have 914s. I stuck with them because they are big and...
by Whoismarykelly
19 Nov 2012, 16:18
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Bogner - Ecstasy Red
Replies: 61
Views: 31124

Re: Bogner Ecstasy Red

I have one and its excellent. Bogner really hit one out of the park with these pedals. The build quality is excellent and the tones are top notch. So, how rich are you? Not particularly. $300 pedals abound on this planet. Most of them have 20 parts and a stupid paint job. The Bogner pedals have mor...
by Whoismarykelly
01 Nov 2012, 15:40
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Bogner - Ecstasy Red
Replies: 61
Views: 31124

Re: Bogner Ecstasy Red

I have one and its excellent. Bogner really hit one out of the park with these pedals. The build quality is excellent and the tones are top notch.
by Whoismarykelly
01 Oct 2012, 21:48
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Spaceman WOW Signal [traced]
Replies: 19
Views: 8045

Re: Spaceman WOW Signal [traced]

Little tricky with the opto under the board there.
by Whoismarykelly
11 Jun 2012, 21:35
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Schumann Lion X
Replies: 53
Views: 10231

Re: Schumann Lion

I owned one briefly and I remember the guts were as bad as anything else the dude ever made.
by Whoismarykelly
17 May 2012, 15:37
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Seraph PCBs still available?
Replies: 3
Views: 827

Re: Seraph PCBs still available?

Thanks - I thought I saw an older thread (2009?) where he had some PCBs and/or kits of the Seraph. Just though I'd check. Thanks, Perhaps. I cant imagine offering a kit for that. There are about 200 parts on the board and a bunch of offboard wiring for the stereo switching. The whole thing barely f...
by Whoismarykelly
17 May 2012, 14:56
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Seraph PCBs still available?
Replies: 3
Views: 827

Re: Seraph PCBs still available?

bucksears wrote:Re-discovered Fromel's DC-2 reworking w/improvements - complicated/high-part-count builds don't bother me. Are these PCBs still available? Seriously want to build one.
I dont think it was ever offered as a DIY project. That circuit is a pedal Fromel sells as part of his product line.
by Whoismarykelly
07 Mar 2012, 20:06
Forum: Modern Stompbox Effects (1975 - ...)
Topic: TC Electronics - Chorus/Flanger [schematic]
Replies: 12
Views: 5701

Re: TC electronic CHORUS/FLANGER [schematic]

I've been trying to figure out a little quirk with this pedal. When its in pitch modulation mode, the sound cuts out and then swells into the effect when you hit the switch to engage the effect. It makes me think the bypass switch is doing more than just bringing the circuit in and out of the path b...
by Whoismarykelly
16 Dec 2011, 01:01
Forum: Boutique Stompboxes dissected...
Topic: Fairfield Circuitry - The Unpleasant Surprise
Replies: 29
Views: 9383

Re: Fairfield Circuitry - The Unpleasant Surprise

Dude designs gorgeous PCBs. That actually doesn't look like anything more than maybe a double sided board based on the traces in sight. I'm looking forward to the one of these I have coming in the mail :)