Category Archives: Effects

ZOOM MS50G multi-effects guitar pedal

While searching for a small chorus/delay/reverb pedal, I came across the MS50G. This looks like a great small pedal for an analog synth (for the backend) and also as an acoustic guitar pedal (EQ->Chorus->reverb etc…). You can chain up to 6 effects at once. It works great for acoustic guitar! This pedal has a lot […]

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Marketplace is OPEN on DIYstompboxes.com

There is a new forum for posting your commercial ads on DIYstompboxes.com! It just opened, so be one of the first to post and get your ad in front of the DIYstompboxes community! CHECK IT OUT!

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Someone finally made it – small and convenient!

So you have an analog synth with no effects…. what do you need? CHORUS/DELAY/REVERB You have an acoustic guitar… what do you need? CHORUS/DELAY/REVERB You have an electric guitar with a fantastic overdrive/distortion… what do you need? CHORUS/DELAY/REVERB Anything with no effects sounds better with…. CHORUS/DELAY/REVERB Previous to this, you had to have 3 pedals […]

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Light Plates for your 1590B and 1590BB boxes!

These light plates fit in between the bottom plate and the box. They provide a way to light up the edges of your pedals and make a cool lighting effect!!!!! So instead of a single LED lighting up, you see the entire border of the bottom of the box lighting up!!!!! It’s very cool. All […]

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Biasing op amps

Nice article on biasing op amps. How to bias op amps

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The “standard” for building stompboxes.

This is the “standard” book regarding building stompboxes and projects. Everyone should have a copy of this book lying around. [wp_ad_camp_1]

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Bare Bones Fuzz Face Tutorial from Small Bear

Check it out and order kits: Bare Bones Fuzz Face

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The first book that made me understand simple circuits

I had all sorts of articles and books as well as electronics projects I had tried, but this simple Anderton book was the first one I really understood. For some reason I was able to understand what was in this book. I guess the delivery was really for a beginner. I still think it’s a […]

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Nice new auto-ranging meter for under $35!

My old trusty Radio Shack multimeter broke recently. I’ve had it for about 15 years and it has been a workhorse! I loved using it to build my stompboxes and debug my amps. The resistance function broke recently and it was time to find another. I have a number of meters but I wanted another […]

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Beginner Boost breadboard tutorial by Small Bear

Want to learn how to breadboard a circuit? Try the beginner boost tutorial and get yourself started with building pedals! Beginner Boost Tutorial [wp_ad_camp_1]  

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