Jackson/Charvel JE1200 schematic

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Post by Ice-9 »

here is a trace i have made from my charvel model 4 actives in case its of interest to anyone.

Its a vol,tone and mid boost.

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That one with a ? is 220k in the schematic i have.

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nickthemen wrote:That one with a ? is 220k in the schematic i have.

Does your schematic check out the same as mine. (I RE'd mine from my own guitar, would be great if yours is the same which would verify mine)
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Post by jbrew73 »

is there any chance someone has the je2000 bass preamp schematic?

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Post by nickthemen »

Yep my schematic is the same!

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Post by rhandy gaye »

The following pics/work are not mine so, I can take no credit and don't know of any mistakes. I downloaded them yonks ago and found them on a disc the other day.

I was going to build it but, never got around to it.
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Post by SPeter »

Thanks! :applause:
Is that verified!
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Post by rhandy gaye »

Don't know if it is verified but, the layout and traces are very very close to the original (looking at photos), ie this is almost exaclty a je-1200.

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Post by rhandy gaye »

pic from brochure
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Post by rhandy gaye »

found this in google japan
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Post by kdmay »

Just what I've been looking for!!

I am currently building a Keeley Katana pre amp. Awesome pedal, which takes my amp (local Australian built modern plexi) to new heights. I am looking to incorporate a switchable mid boost following the preamp (I might even try to incorporate a pre/post switch, but first things first....).

Anyway, I have a few questions/proposals if someone can help:

- given this will be following a pedal pre amp, I am assuming I omit VR1
- what is the purpose of R2 @ 220k?
- I am going to replace VR2 with a fixed 50k resistor, as I don't need a volume control (level will be dictated by the Katana)
- I am going to omit VR3, as I simply want a fixed mid boost and don't need a mix control. I am assuming I simply take the output of R4 to the Pot of my Katana level control. Although I could wire this post the Katana Pot, which I guess would apply a mid boost to an attenuated signal vs attenuate a preamp/mid boost signal.

Any help on the above would be appreciated!

One for the breadboard tonight.......

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Post by rhandy gaye »

what you wanna do sounds cool, i'm gonna have a think about what you've written.

for now though, i wouldn't leave out any pots, but put trim pots in so you can muck around with some settings.

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Post by kdmay »

I've just finished breadboarding it - relatively high component count (for me anyway, say compared to the Katana), so a little time consuming!

Off to the studio tomorrow night to have a listen (and make sure it works/I've done it right)!

Will report back......

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Post by alemoralab »

a mi me funciono perfecto se escucha muy bien.

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Post by 95H »

Hi,

schematic reup possible?

Thanks in advance.

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Post by EddieTavares »

I am not sure if it's correct, I found it in a russian forum.

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Post by EddieTavares »

It works closer to Demeter Fat Control.

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Post by 95H »

Hi,

Thanks. Finally I found that thread too. There ist a hand drawn schem going with the shown PCB further above in this thread all from that Russian forum.

Perhaps someone can verify this schem. OP Amp = LF442CN
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95H wrote:Hi,

Thanks. Finally I found that thread too. There ist a hand drawn schem going with the shown PCB further above in this thread all from that Russian forum.

Perhaps someone can verify this schem. OP Amp = LF442CN
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Yeah, I traced that hand drawn schematic from my own model 4 charvel the LF442CN is correct, it is a low power IC which helps with the battery power consumption.
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Post by jpm83 »

I have charvel 475 and it had jrc 062D as opamp.

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