Speaker – Easy modifications to change the sound

Celestion Lautsprecher
Many guitarists want to change the sound of their amplifiers in a certain way: more bass, more output or a more vintage-oriented sound. But most of the modifications are expensive and difficult to be done. In this case, to try out a new speaker could be a cheap and easy way to transform the sound of your amp. Continue reading “Speaker – Easy modifications to change the sound”

Order of effects

PedalboardIf you arrange many pedals on a complex pedalboard the question of the order of the pedals arises. This matter is more complex than one first might think. Therefore one has to note some rules and some exceptions. Continue reading “Order of effects”

Modulation pedals

ModulationseffekteChorus

First of all, a chorus creates an exact copy of the signal. Subsequently one of these signals is, similar to a delay, reproduced delayed. But the delays of the sound are so short that they are not perceived as delays. They only last 2 up to 70 ms. Continue reading “Modulation pedals”

Power for the pedalboard – how to choose the best power supply

Multi-NetzteilAfter having compiled your pedals and having put them into the right order, the question of the power supply arises. There a several ways which I would like to introduce in the following. Continue reading “Power for the pedalboard – how to choose the best power supply”

Fender Reverb Amp: Hum-elimination

My Silverface Fender Princeton Reverb was humming as soon as I turned on the Reverb. I could exclude numerous sources of error. Then I found out, that the mass-copperplate did not have sufficient contact to the chassis. By tightening the nut of the input I could eliminate this fault. This is the video:

The reason for GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

PedalboardGAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome): the steady longing for new equipment. Many know this pretty well: although you are a proud owner of numerous pedals, guitars and amplifiers you rummage through music stores, magazines and forums. Could the overdrive XY may sound much better in my setup than my old one does? Continue reading “The reason for GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)”

Tips & Tricks: Booster as a tone enhancer

Tips & tricksNowadays many guitarists swear by true bypass. As I already told you in the article “Buffer vs True Bypass”, a good buffer or booster has many advantages (especially for large pedalboards). Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: Booster as a tone enhancer”

Luxor / Jen Cry Baby Wah

Die ersten Cry Baby Wahs wurden in Pescara (Italien) hergestellt. Anschließend wurden die Effekte unter verschiedenen Labels wie z.B. Vox, Jen, Arbiter oder Luxor verkauft.

Die bekanntesten Spulen der Vintage Wahs sind: Halo-Spule, Stack of Dimes und die Red Fasel.

Vintage Wah Effekt

Vintage WahHier möchte ich das Luxor Wah vorstellen. Es ist aus den 70ern und verfügt über eine Red Fasel Spule,

Das Vintage Wah liefert den typischen Hendrix-, Bonamassa- Vintage Sound. Continue reading “Luxor / Jen Cry Baby Wah”

Silizium Fuzz

Silicon Fuzz

Silizium Fuzz

The circuit is based on the legendary SI Fuzz of the 70s and creates the classical Hendrix-Sound.

I only used the best parts and NOS Mullard “Tropical Fish” Condensators.

Eric Johnson swears on silicon Fuzz pedals with BC183 Transistors.

 

This is a Soundfile of the pedal:

Features:

  • true bypass
  • turret Board “point to point” wired
  • NOS Mullard “Tropical Fish” Cap / Condensator
  • carbon comp resistors
  • BC108/BC183 silicon transistors
  • Alpha Pots
  • 9V power supply and batteryclip
  • stable Hammond enclosure
  • worn gold/white paintwork
  • Price: 129,-
  • Contact: delaydude@delaydude.detrue bypass

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