Author Topic: Funny "MOJO" stuff  (Read 158775 times)

edvard

Re: Funny "MOJO" stuff
« Reply #520 on: August 03, 2009, 09:23:04 PM »
I don't know if it's MOJO or not, but instead of regular diodes for clipping, use a transistor with the base shorted to the collector.
It'll sound different enough (threshold voltage goes down as more voltage hits it) that you can claim some whiz-bang technology where only innocent-looking transistors reside.  :icon_wink:

Or, how about build a Fuzz Face but instead of NOS Ge transistors, use hand-crafted point-contact germanium transistors just like the Bell Labs guys built back in the day!

Hey, if that french guy can build his own triodes, we can make our own trannies, amirite?

Looks like it's possible to  build your own diodes: http://www.qsl.net/k3pd/chap04.pdf (pages 16-20) transistors shouldn't be too hard.

Ooh the mojo... so thick you can taste it...

EDIT: In my searches on the web, I found out that someone named "Andrew Wylie" (Mister Transistor) had an article at his homepage http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/Andrew_Wylie/ on homemade transistors.
Unfortunately, Ourworld was shut down on July of this year. Hopefully Mister Transistor hasn't disappeared, anybody know his whereabouts?
« Last Edit: August 03, 2009, 09:30:10 PM by edvard »
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puretube

SOZO-lol...
« Reply #521 on: December 03, 2009, 07:22:07 PM »
Ready rolled caps:



molded... So:


 :icon_rolleyes:

billysgtr

Re: Funny "MOJO" stuff
« Reply #522 on: September 13, 2014, 07:49:59 AM »
What is the Capacitor voltage rates of byoc reverb 2?

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Re: Funny "MOJO" stuff
« Reply #523 on: February 20, 2021, 08:03:24 AM »
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