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Does anyone design their own circuits?

Started by Iain T.S.. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry May 13. 1 Reply

EyyyI am, next to a instrument diy-er, also a student in electrical engineering. This has allowed me to custom design a bunch of circuits to my own taste and function.I started out with a bunch of…Continue

Trio pedal HIGHLY recommended for cigar box players

Started by Ernest Gusella Jan 25, 2016. 0 Replies

Hello to the 'pedal to the metal' crowd:I am a retired artist/media/professor type who has done 10 CD's with synths/guitars/pedals etc.  I began building cigar box guitars last year and have sold 15…Continue

Intro and some Help...

Started by Bernie Mango Feb 28, 2014. 0 Replies

Sorry for the duplicate, but I should have posted this as a "discussion" and not a "comment"--so it's going to show up twice.Please disregard the "comment" version" so you can reply to this one.I…Continue

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Comment by BrianQ. 9 hours ago

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. 10 hours ago

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 Louis Mulder yesterday

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 Tuesday

Brian, post some pics of your projects.

Comment by BrianQ. on Tuesday

Too bad there’s no action in here, I build at least one or more pedals a week, thought it’d be full of build questions? Maybe a beginners project or something?

Comment by Cause the Blue rat on August 2, 2018 at 4:51pm

I'm really liking my new setup. Running an ElectroVoice 'Soul Food' into a Boss 7 band eq. The soul food by itself kinda muffles the tone a bit. I use the eq to re add some of the lost tone. Run the soul food about 9 o'clock. 

Comment by Blind Lemon Cello on February 9, 2018 at 11:12pm

Your very welcome Bear, look forward to build!

Comment by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear on February 9, 2018 at 7:52pm

I will do Blind Lemon Cello. I've now found a 12v 20ah battery that by calculation should last well over 20 hours powering a 12v 800ma pedal? It's £40 but deep cycling so can be drained to just above 10%. I'm hoping to have a battery meter too to make sure I don't take it below 10%. The charger is another £40 but it's not a trickle charger so worth the extra money it would seem. Amazing how much can be learned from a day spent reading about this stuff and watching videos lol.

Might not be doing the battery build for a while due to finances but as soon as I've done it I'll post pictures and maybe even a "how to".

Thanks again. You've been a fantastic help and I really appreciate it. Have a great weekend. Bear :o) 

Comment by Blind Lemon Cello on February 9, 2018 at 6:34pm

That's one serious pedal Bear!! When you said pedal I was thinking a distortion type pedal only. Curious as to the specs on the battery you received. 12v 7ah should last for hours like you mentioned. Post pic when project is done.

Comment by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear on February 9, 2018 at 5:27pm

It's a tube pedal from Vox. 12v and 800ma. I've found a battery that will charge it for over 20 hours and a charger to go with the battery. Not cheap but well worth it. I was going to use an inline switch to turn the power from the battery on and off but I guess that's what the power switch on the pedal is for. Thanks again for your help last night Blind Lemon Cello. It helped lots! 

 

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Does anyone design their own circuits?

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