Soldano SLO Super Lead Overdrive Pedal

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Smd circuit.. Recently tried, the feeling is that it has a poor Dynamics.

I hope I'm wrong otherwise I'll make it back
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Nicale19 wrote: 21 Nov 2022, 15:37 Digital circuit.
:scratch: I don't see any DSP but there's plenty of op amps and passives to make a distortion.
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Nicale19 wrote: 21 Nov 2022, 15:37
Digital circuit.
Nah, it's fully analog. The only thing digital is this little MCU that controls relay and is not present in signal line.

Also, yes, it is a little flobby, nothing compared to original soldano preamps, which are way tighter. Maybe it could benefit from a mod, reducing some bass on a certain stage.

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FiveseveN wrote: 21 Nov 2022, 15:50
Nicale19 wrote: 21 Nov 2022, 15:37 Digital circuit.
:scratch: I don't see any DSP but there's plenty of op amps and passives to make a distortion.


Yes sorry I expressed myself badly. I meant smd.

In any case it is a simple scheme Seemingly

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plush wrote: 21 Nov 2022, 16:43
Nicale19 wrote: 21 Nov 2022, 15:37
Digital circuit.
Nah, it's fully analog. The only thing digital is this little MCU that controls relay and is not present in signal line.

Also, yes, it is a little flobby, nothing compared to original soldano preamps, which are way tighter. Maybe it could benefit from a mod, reducing some bass on a certain stage.

How modding this thing?? 😅😅

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Nicale19 wrote: 22 Nov 2022, 03:53
plush wrote: 21 Nov 2022, 16:43
Nicale19 wrote: 21 Nov 2022, 15:37
Digital circuit.
Nah, it's fully analog. The only thing digital is this little MCU that controls relay and is not present in signal line.

Also, yes, it is a little flobby, nothing compared to original soldano preamps, which are way tighter. Maybe it could benefit from a mod, reducing some bass on a certain stage.

How modding this thing?? 😅😅
You trace, you calc, you mod.

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In all the demo videos, this pedal has a very bad sound, especially when it is compared to the SLO-100. For example, I am not interested in drawing a diagram from this device. Here with the Orginal Effects Revival Drive I would draw a schematic. This pedal is a failure of Soldano.

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Saruman wrote: 22 Nov 2022, 16:43 In all the demo videos, this pedal has a very bad sound, especially when it is compared to the SLO-100. For example, I am not interested in drawing a diagram from this device. Here with the Orginal Effects Revival Drive I would draw a schematic. This pedal is a failure of Soldano.
Michael Soldano sold his brand to BAD

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bmxguitarsbmx wrote: 22 Nov 2022, 21:03
Saruman wrote: 22 Nov 2022, 16:43 In all the demo videos, this pedal has a very bad sound, especially when it is compared to the SLO-100. For example, I am not interested in drawing a diagram from this device. Here with the Orginal Effects Revival Drive I would draw a schematic. This pedal is a failure of Soldano.
Michael Soldano sold his brand to BAD
AFAIK, he's still head designer, so nothing has changed besides the money flow.

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plush wrote: 23 Nov 2022, 15:06
bmxguitarsbmx wrote: 22 Nov 2022, 21:03
Saruman wrote: 22 Nov 2022, 16:43 In all the demo videos, this pedal has a very bad sound, especially when it is compared to the SLO-100. For example, I am not interested in drawing a diagram from this device. Here with the Orginal Effects Revival Drive I would draw a schematic. This pedal is a failure of Soldano.
Michael Soldano sold his brand to BAD
AFAIK, he's still head designer, so nothing has changed besides the money flow.
Maybe in the promotional material. Have you seen gutshots and the schematic for the new SLO? It's a different paradigm. I think Michael is doing what he said he wanted to do- other things.

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bmxguitarsbmx wrote: 23 Nov 2022, 19:30 Have you seen gutshots and the schematic for the new SLO?
Got new schematic to compare? :wink:

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Slo100 MK2 DRAFT
errors in power supply as well. so, dont build!
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Draft there are errors and channel switching may pop as is.  Important stuff is there.
Draft there are errors and channel switching may pop as is. Important stuff is there.

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Great work so far BMX!
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I'm sure a schematic of the pedal will pop up online soon.

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