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pbsk8er03
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Building pedal but want some more info before i do
« on: May 17, 2004, 02:20:40 PM »

Well im gonna be bulding my pedal soon and i was wondering if sum 1 could list me every thing im gonna need to no and mayb links. If sum1 could do this i would be very appreciative!!!! i am building arons boost pedal.
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aron
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Aron Nelson


Building pedal but want some more info before i do
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2004, 02:46:44 PM »

Just follow the steps starting with what tools you will need.

Aron
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pbsk8er03
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Building pedal but want some more info before i do
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2004, 02:56:46 PM »

ok cool. I just got the multi meter but dont know how to work the thing. How do i know what setting to set it to???
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aron
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Building pedal but want some more info before i do
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2004, 05:13:17 PM »

Did it come with a manual? The main functions to check out are resistance and continuity to start with. Which one did you get?
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aron
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Building pedal but want some more info before i do
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2004, 05:16:31 PM »

Check out these links:

http://zone.ni.com/devzone/conceptd.nsf/webmain/D902E80AE80E87EA86256E0D007D4852

http://www.bobvila.com/FixItClub/Subject/Appliances/Central_Vacuum/FIG_Multimeter.html

http://techrepublic.com.com/5100-6255_11-1053275-2.html
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u1061810
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Building pedal but want some more info before i do
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2004, 05:19:41 PM »

Hi,
  This is only a guess, but this being your first project  I'm thinking you might not have much experience with a soldering iron.I would practice up if possible ,on an old board from an old  VCR or radio.(Don't pull apart your families VCR for this.)
   The most important issue in getting good solder joints is having everything clean.That means nice clean copper on the board and on the ends of the parts legs(resistors, capacitors etc.) that stick through the board; a clean, tinned tip  on your iron is also a must.(That just means having a coating of solder on the the tip of the iron.)
  I'd also read the skills you need articles located at Aron's home page.Good info. there.Good luck with your build!
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