change ALPS to ordinary switch

Discussion in 'Burnt Fingers DIY Effects' started by leonard d rock, Sep 12, 2019 at 3:53 AM.

  1. leonard d rock

    leonard d rock Tele-Afflicted

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    hello,

    i want to change the ts-9 switch to a more common electronic switch which is widely available. i think i can it be done be an ordinary on-off switch, or am i wrong? can it be done?

    thanks, ldr
     
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    Are you taking about a commercial pedal. pictures or some more descriptive information about what you want to do would help a lot.
     
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    I think this is what you’re talking about.

    https://www.premierguitar.com/artic...-perfect-your-ibanez-ts9-and-boss-sd-1?page=2

    It’s not a super easy mod. I wouldn’t try it unless you have some experience de-soldering parts from a PCb already. In my experience Boss and Ibanez an EHX pedals don’t have super heavy duty pcb leeds

    I’d honestly say you should just grab a cheap ts9 kit and build one yourself. It would take longer but be easier.
     
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