Analogman - King of Tone  [traced]

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The mystery capacitor in another KOT gut shot
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do you know how old this pedal is?

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Seiche wrote:
19 Mar 2019, 22:22
pretty sure, yes, which pictures are you referring to and which resistors?

I think they were brown-black-red (1k) and brown-black-yellow (100k), but it's not entirely clear on my pictures and I already flipped the pedal.
Nice find Seiche ! :thumbsup

The 100k gain resistor, while keeping the same pot value on high-gain side, corresponds somewhat with a quote from Analogmans webstite: "It increases the DRIVE knob setting by a few numbers, in any mode. It moves the ENTIRE range higher".

According to this gutshot from madbean, the 3rd band on a stock gain side seems red (1k) to me, and not 10k as was earlier assumed:
(The carbon FILM resistor going into lug 1 (J27) on the drive pot):
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Seiche wrote:
23 May 2020, 13:45
do you know how old this pedal is?
Not yet, scored it on facebook, I'm asking the owner of the pedal.
Bolsyo wrote:
23 May 2020, 14:08
Seiche wrote:
19 Mar 2019, 22:22
I think they were brown-black-red (1k) and brown-black-yellow (100k), but it's not entirely clear on my pictures and I already flipped the pedal.
According to this gutshot from madbean, the 3rd band on a stock gain side seems red (1k) to me, and not 10k as was earlier assumed:
(The carbon FILM resistor going into lug 1 (J27) on the drive pot):
Thanks for that old picture -- anything that is important to the discussion in this section, please please attach it to the post. External links always go dead.

Here's a close-up of the little rascal (from the same madbean unit)
Gain resistor of 1k in orginal KoT traced
Gain resistor of 1k in orginal KoT traced
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This gutshot was posted of a high gain side. Look at the resistor going into lug 1 on the drive pot here. According to the new tracing, it's should be a 100k (brown-black-YELLOW), but here it is a 1k (brown-black-RED). Now look closely on the red band... It's clearly painted on there, and you can even see the yellow under the lower edge of the red stripe :lol: Never take the color coding for granted :D
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Bolsyo wrote:
23 May 2020, 18:11
This gutshot was posted of a high gain side. Look at the resistor going into lug 1 on the drive pot here. According to the new tracing, it's should be a 100k (brown-black-YELLOW), but here it is a 1k (brown-black-RED). Now look closely on the red band... It's clearly painted on there, and you can even see the yellow under the lower edge of the red stripe :lol: Never take the color coding for granted :D
King of tone.jpg
Haha that’s great, thanks! So it’s official, low gain is 1k and high 100k. Nice.

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