July 2009

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Incredible read about inventing your own keyboard

Posted by on 31 Jul 2009 | Tagged as: Misc Music Stuff

and trials that went with it. (Thanks DougH for the link!)

Read the article.

Sound sample of Shaka HV two stage pedal

Posted by on 29 Jul 2009 | Tagged as: Effects

This pedal is like a Shaka HV but has 2 stages instead of one at the end. I think single FET stages might have a quicker response than the mu-amp type dual FET stages. This pedal unlike the HV, is run at 9V.

Shaka HV two stage

Big Muffs … so many

Posted by on 28 Jul 2009 | Tagged as: Effects

This site attempts to list them all.
Sound samples of different Muffs too!

Good thread about cathode bypass caps

Posted by on 28 Jul 2009 | Tagged as: Amp/Tubes

as used in Tube Amps. Check it out.

DIYstompboxes.com got a mention in Soul of Rock and Roll

Posted by on 28 Jul 2009 | Tagged as: Effects

DIYStompboxes.com got a mention in an article about effects in The Soul of Rock and Roll.

True bypass double looper stompbox

Posted by on 28 Jul 2009 | Tagged as: Effects

Here’s a page from one of the members of DIYstompboxes.com. He talks about how he built his own looper pedal. Check it out.

Here’s a great thread about PS caps

Posted by on 28 Jul 2009 | Tagged as: Amp/Tubes

A great Music Electronics Forum thread on power supply capacitors for your amp. I used the balancing resistors on my 64′ Fender amp and it has worked great!

Submini tubes available at store

Posted by on 07 Jul 2009 | Tagged as: STORE

I have 5480 pentode submini tubes for your projects. Just a limited supply so pick them up while you can.
5840 Submini tubes

Frequency Central from the forum has made a couple of projects based on these tubes.

“Promiscuous Girlfriend”

and a booster!

Site of schematics

Posted by on 07 Jul 2009 | Tagged as: Effects

Here’s another site with some schematics I have not seen before.

JFET amp emulator

Posted by on 07 Jul 2009 | Tagged as: Effects

Here’s a JCM800 amp emulator that a forum reader created. Looks good!

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