The Dallas Rangemaster clone...Suggestions?

Discussion in 'Burnt Fingers DIY Effects' started by Mule42, Apr 9, 2013.

  1. Mule42

    Mule42 TDPRI Member

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    I've been doing a lot of researching on the simple rangemaster circuit and I think I will settle on building this particular one. Not quite the original circuit, it does have a switch for a flat frequency style boost. My thing is, I want an Led and a power jack, but where do I cut in to install these? I do understand that you usually get all of your highs when using a cheap non alkaline type battery, but I wanted to see how it sounded with the voodoo labs battery sag power supply from my Mondo. Thanks in advance for any assistance.

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    Is it Positive ground? The drawing doesn't make much sense to me.

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    Does this help at all?

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    Your circuit is opposite polarity, or positive ground.

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    That is how it's typically done, although you're not using a stereo input jack, so just connect the DC jack (+) straight to ground.

    Important: Do not share a power supply, daisy chain, with other standard, negative ground pedals.
     
  5. Mule42

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    I see what u you r saying. So wiring exactly like the above diagram will work correctly? All of my power supplies are isolated through one of the Voodoo Lab supply's, so I won't be daisy chaining anything together. I will be using one of the dying battery "sag" emulators to see how that sounds. If its crappy, I will stick with a battery.
     
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