Like Christmas Morning... Can't wait to open it up!

Discussion in 'Shock Brother's DIY Amps' started by ArcticWhite, Aug 4, 2019.

  1. jimdkc

    jimdkc Friend of Leo's

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  2. ArcticWhite

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    That's it!
    I noticed last week that I had made a couple of errors in my schematic, but I hadn't gotten around to fixing them.
    Now I don't need to. Thanks!
    I'm still trying to figure out where a vibrato switch though. This vibrato circuit seems to be grounded only through the intensity pot...

    So maybe it goes on the wiper of that pot?
     
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    Kudos to you! That is not an easy task and I know how many versions it takes to get to a legible logical schematic. Well done.

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    Thanks D'tar. I did make a couple of errors. Was fixing them when Jim found the official version.
     
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    Well, I have a plan now, and parts ordered, so I started building a cabinet while I'm waiting.

    For now, I'm keeping the circuit pretty close to the original schematic, with the exception of inserting a guitar type input jack instead of the microphone.
    The input looks like this now.

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    And it sounds amazing.
    The tremolo on this thing is incredible. It's super deep and will break up on the pulses. Very three-dimensional and seems to add a nearly indefinite sustain.

    The flute and strings settings are basically a treble and bass preset. I'm going to put a 1 Meg pot between them so I can range between the two extremes. I may end up with a Fender type tone stack, but this one is weird and very cool.

    Here's the cab I started building today.

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    It's going to have a sloped face, and a horizontal orientation - like a vintage 50's tabletop radio.

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    I'm messing around with speaker grill designs.

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    Help Please.

    Where should I put the interrupting footswitch jack for the vibrato?

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