[Tutorial] how to make artistic, old skool PCB

Frequently asked question on the subject of designing, creating, producing printed boards, veroboards or perfboads and on point-to-point construction techniques.
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Diode Debunker
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Completed builds: Mods & Reverse Engineering :
Harley Benton GA-5 (input impedance, gain/bright switch, removed tone pot reused for master volume, output attenuator, 3P4T bias selector for stock/marshallish/fenderish/other mods, parallel 6N1P output stage)
Behringer VP1 (univibe cap ratio)
Behringer VD1 (first clipper diodes bypass for bass)
Behringer VB1 (external range pot for each filter, fast/slow switch)
Behringer AB200 (conversion to loop swapper)
Behringer Hellbabe wah (mechanical improvement)
Rocktek Distortion (switch Si/LEDs/none diode clipper)
Marshall Valvestate 8240 (dry and chorus mix)
Danelectro FabTone (removed a clipping diode, moved gyrators)
Joyo AC-Tone (HP sim bypass)
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Post by JiM »

Mr. G. wrote:I didn't want to pass on information that may cause people grief. I also feel a bit inferior compared to other stuff on their site.
I sense a bit of contradiction here ... your quality standards are higher than many ! :hug:
Mr. G. wrote:btw, what the hell is the "slashdot-effect"? That's the second time I've seen someone refer to that today.
Slashdot is a famous news/forum website focusing on nerdy subjects. The audience is large enough to cause server overload when everyone clicks on the same link at the same time ... Being "slashdotted" means your website gained a sudden, usually short-lived, huge traffic, which may have as many advantages (fame & glory) as disadvantages (server slowdown, angry ISP).

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my favorite amplifier: Undecided
Completed builds: 3-loop + tuner out TB loop pedal
Eternity overdrive (Deaj perf layout)
YATS (many)
COT (Briggs mods)
SHO (several)
Fuzz Factory
Several LM386 based distortions
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Post by Mr. G. »

I see. Thanks for the info.

My personal standards are actually pretty freakin' low, ha ha. When others are involved, the bar gets raised a bit, or at least I try to raise it.

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