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Prototype Boards for Thunder Boost

I just got some boards for my booster pedal design. I call it Thunder Boost. I’ll do a write up on it at some stage. This is my 2nd prototype board design – this time in SMT. I’ll try to assemble it in next few days. I ordered it from Aisler, the boards look good, […]

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Finished Building LPB-1

And this is it, finally, the pedal is finished. After breadboarding it, then experimenting some with the effect, settling for final list of components to use, last time I finished the enclosure. Today, I soldered it and finally assembled it into it’s final form. Check it out.

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Boost Effect Builds New Article

Finishing Enclosure for my LPB-1

After testing it and experimenting with simple booster pedal, I decided which components to use. Now is time to finally start putting everything together. Lets prepare some colourful enclosure for this pedal. Check it out.

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Choosing components for the booster

Next step in building the LPB-1 effect is choosing components. There is a number of choices needed to finalize the design: enclosure choice, protoboard or PCB, powering the pedal, jacks, pot etc. Check it out.

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Experimenting with the Booster

Following the first article, in the new article I’m going through several different transistors and trying them out in the original circuit. The whole point of having a breadboard is to be able to experiment with your creation. Have a look, and I hope to follow up soon with the next step – choosing the […]

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Hello world!

Hello everybody. With everything happening in this crazy 2020, I got back into playing guitar and actually got interested into guitar effects. I tried some DIY guitar effects and thought to share some of my journey through this exciting world. Hopefully I’ll learn some more along the way and at the same time I hope […]