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10 minute Fuzz

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by BrianQ. Jul 14. 3 Replies

Here’s a layout of the 10 minute Fuzz, originally called the BazzFuss built by Christian Hemmo in the late 90’s. Probably the easiest transistorized pedal you can build, experiment with different…Continue

10 Min. Fuzz with Volume Control

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by BrianQ. May 13, 2020. 1 Reply

Stripboard layout with Volume control: Don’t forget the cuts under…Continue

One Transistor Boost

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by BrianQ. Apr 23, 2020. 2 Replies

830K can be substituted with 1MSchematic:…Continue

Simple Overdrive pedal

Started by BrianQ. Dec 1, 2018. 0 Replies

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Comment by BrianQ. on May 13, 2020 at 3:03pm

Thanx Jon, you know, the majority of effects coming out right now are externally powered, batteries are becoming obsolete in stompboxes , real fast. Except the boutique style builders? I like batteries too, but good ones are becoming expensive, regulated wall warts are the best solution? having that low voltage cut will actually cut the voltage to the circuit when it kicks on, so maybe learn how to tune it to a lower specific voltage?

Comment by Pickedmoor Jon on May 13, 2020 at 2:15pm

BTW Brian I really like your posts, they are always interesting and I learn from them, keep up the good work

Comment by Pickedmoor Jon on May 13, 2020 at 2:12pm

Hi Brian, BLC and OGB, I am (if and when I get the time) trying to build a simple battery low voltage cut off circuit so you don't kill your battery, I'd be interested if you think this is a good idea or is too complicated. I found this generic circuit on the Instructables website posted by "Iceng"

Comment by BrianQ. on May 13, 2020 at 12:48pm

Upgrade any Effect with external power:

Comment by BrianQ. on November 29, 2018 at 12:05pm

Layout verified 

Comment by BrianQ. on August 20, 2018 at 12:41am

Built prototype with some unused wire terminals & an odd size wood scrap. I just hate to throw things away, so I use them to so I build quirky stuff with it instead.

Comment by BrianQ. on August 16, 2018 at 7:16pm

Louis, U can get a looper pedal on eBay less than $40. Search ”Amoon “ looper pedal- most affordable on market. I’ve seen them in action, not bad?

Comment by BrianQ. on August 16, 2018 at 6:08pm

Really nothing 2 see, jus plain boxes with knobs n jacks. I make mostly fuzz & some tube screamer types, I favor dirt pedals.

Comment by LouMatt on August 15, 2018 at 11:01am

Hello, I'm new here. I play cbg's foor 6 months now. I am looking for an affordable looper that does the trick. Just lopping, unlimited layer adding and easy to use. Any sugestions?

Comment by Blind Lemon Cello on August 14, 2018 at 9:14am

Brian, post some pics of your projects.

 

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