Noah's Ark - Distortion M

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soulsonic wrote:Wow, that thing totally has that 80's modded Marshall sound! It sounds like I'm listening to a Ratt album! :lol:
Yeah, it's got 80's written all over it. Tight, aggressive... Whatever amp he used, sounded like he recorded it with a Marshall cab, it's got that tight closed-back sound.
Funny thing, though. I read in an interview where Warren DeMartini said he recorded the solo for "Round and Round" with a Fender Super Champ. I've got one of those amps, and I never would have guessed it. He must have used a Marshall cab, for sure.

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Ed G. wrote: Yeah, it's got 80's written all over it. Tight, aggressive... Whatever amp he used, sounded like he recorded it with a Marshall cab, it's got that tight closed-back sound.
Funny thing, though. I read in an interview where Warren DeMartini said he recorded the solo for "Round and Round" with a Fender Super Champ. I've got one of those amps, and I never would have guessed it. He must have used a Marshall cab, for sure.
Cool... Im building one!!! I just need to get that op amp sorted out.

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audioguy wrote:Would a regular 4558 work for that opamp?
:hmmm: A little dark in tone and less sustain i guess.

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lynessmy wrote:
audioguy wrote:Would a regular 4558 work for that opamp?
:hmmm: A little dark in tone and less sustain i guess.
Please use terms like ...wooly, chewy, spongy....get it ?! :block:
"Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it saved the mice, who ate the cheese."

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seniorLoco wrote:
Please use terms like ...wooly, chewy, spongy....get it ?! :block:
FUNNY!!

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Please don't be mad at me for drifting away from the topic, but now that you mention Warren DeMartini, everyone ought to check out his solo effort. It's a whole new dimension. I don't quite remember the record name now, but it's something like 'Crazy enough to sing for you' or something like that.
The Freestompboxes Forum search function is soo great, use the search function..., the S E A R C H function.

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徹底的なノイズ対策の為、安価なカーボン抵抗を使用せず、ノイズ係数、温度係数に優れた金属皮膜抵抗を採用。JRC4580DJRC4558DD、ハーメチックタンタルコンデンサー等、高級といわれるパーツを惜しみなく使用しています。

Well the website is in japanese but I can still read the JRC4580D and JRC4558DD.... is that it?

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According to google:
Thorough measures for noise, low-cost carbon resistance to using the noise factor, with excellent temperature coefficient of metal-film resistors used. JRC4580D, JRC4558DD, HAMECHIKKUTANTARUKONDENSA, said that the exclusive use of the parts to town.

According to me: HUH???

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HAMECHIKKUTANTARUKONDENSA is the fella you want .....
"Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it saved the mice, who ate the cheese."

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TANTARUKONDENSA = tantalum capacitor...
at least i got something from jap classes

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a little bit more on google:

HAMECHIKKU stands for hermetically...

hermetically sealed tantalum capacitors, sprague makes those

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well I used 2.2 electros so we'll see/hear what I get in a few hours when I get my 4580D IC from Mouser.

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audioguy wrote:well I used 2.2 electros so we'll see/hear what I get in a few hours when I get my 4580D IC from Mouser.
Huh Audioguy...you are actually going ..how many project is on your bench now? :thumbsup should be at least 2 or 3 already in this week.
Great!!!...pls share your result here...

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I"ve always got 3 or 4 going.

I like this one!!! Its quiet, the gain is good... not too much like other Marshall emulations. Tone sweep is ok... all in all its a good box... not great, but solid.

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Post by quaternotetriplet »

please send me the verified layout of this one. I'm building it.

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Post by bobo »

Is the schematic verify.?

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If someone has a working layout, please send it to me!
Email: peterdavidoff@hotmail.com

Thanks in advance!
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bobo wrote:Is the schematic verify.?
+1? Well anyone?

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Post by bobo »

Unverified layout & pcb
distortion-m-layout
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Post by himister »

Well done bobo. :applause: May I ask what software you have used for this one?
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