Locobox - The Choker

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I don't know if this one belongs here or at the Modern stompbox corner since I don't know the exact year these came out, but here it goes....

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i heard a lot of good things about this one... mmmh, a ca3080 and a trimpot... should it be a ross comp in the end??

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It looks to me like an 80's PCB...

The ross or dynacomp don't have 10 transistors... It's not a simple clone... :)
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yeah it's a ross comp with some different values, and a few of the transistors are fets for the bypass switch.
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Right, i did not thought of FET switching there... Nice spot!

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Post by sonicvi »

These are the same as the black Electra compressors too I believe.

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Thanks for the images. I’m about to restore one of these pedals and these images are really helpful.

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Post by analogguru »

borislavgajic wrote:http://www.aronnelson.com/gallery/main. ... ewsIndex=1

what about this?

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Nice unit, but not a Locobox Choker. Its a Guyatone Driving Box:
http://www.effectsdatabase.com/model/guyatone/box/ps103

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sharp eyes, and brain :) ........thanks AG

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Post by Winther »

Got the Washburn variation....
And had the Ibanez CP-835 as well.
It is the old MXR compressor basicly.
It is the same company that made them all....
Guyatone, Locobox, Washburn, Ibanez, Coron, Memphis and so on...
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Just checking to see if there's any movement on this? :scratch:
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