Collection of answers to the basic questions of stompbox building.
Ok, you got your soldering iron and nothing is going to hold you back, but you have no clue where to start or what to build. There were others before you with the same questions... read them first.
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Last post Check my work please.. Master On/Off
17 Jan 2015, 00:25
Frequent questions about dead or faulty pedals. Whether you repair, mod or build pedals, debugging is important. Threads about general debugging problems irrespective of the circuit involved...
- 207 Topics
- 1063 Posts
Last post Re: Behringer - Hellbabe Wah
23 Aug 2015, 15:57
Frequently asked questions regarding powering your pedal.
- 111 Topics
- 829 Posts
Last post Xotic voltage doubler adapter
24 Dec 2014, 15:24
Switching & Wiring
All frequent questions on switching: true or not true bypass, transistor-based or mechanical.
- 197 Topics
- 1172 Posts
Last post Re: when to braid wires and when not to?
28 Jan 2015, 13:58
Frequently asked question regarding resistors, potentiometers, types, requirements, ratings etc.
- 61 Topics
- 297 Posts
Last post Re: Need help identifying this type of resistor
20 Mar 2017, 03:28
Frequently asked questions on capacitor types, ratings, brands, use and abuse.
- 73 Topics
- 1345 Posts
Last post Re: Confused with capacitor color bands
19 Jun 2016, 11:05
Frequently asked question on transistors: types, substitutions, how to test, use and misuse them.
- 120 Topics
- 991 Posts
Last post Re: What to do with Russian low-gain MP37 Transistors?
31 Jan 2015, 19:22
Diodes & LEDs
Frequent question abouts LED and other types of diodes.
- 54 Topics
- 539 Posts
Last post Re: Germanium diodes- the definitive answer
21 Dec 2014, 00:08
ICs (Integrated Circuits)
All frequent questions about ICs of all kinds, will be stored here.
- 72 Topics
- 401 Posts
Last post Re: Help with handling ICs
23 Dec 2014, 15:57
Veroboard, Perfboard, PCB & Point-to-Point
Frequently asked question on the subject of designing, creating, producing printed boards, veroboards or perfboads and on point-to-point construction techniques.
- 53 Topics
- 636 Posts
Last post Re: Beavis Board
01 Oct 2013, 20:39
Frequently asked questions about tools and instruments used in stompbox development.
- 22 Topics
- 237 Posts
Last post Re: Multimeter Recommendations
by Dixie Guitars
04 Dec 2015, 16:03
Frequent question about finishing your stompbox: painting, etching, clearcoating, lettering, etc...
- 64 Topics
- 492 Posts
Last post EHX Chassis Clone
by Fernando JFET
29 Jan 2015, 03:07
Putting two effects in one box almost looks too easy, but you will save a lot of time reading the frequent questions before starting such a project...
- 19 Topics
- 120 Posts
Last post Re: x2 germanium boosters in one box
26 Jan 2015, 22:16
Frequent asked about building blocks: gain stages, buffers, clipping configurations, ...
- 68 Topics
- 535 Posts
Last post Re: Help with this active eq section...Peavey Raxx
28 Jun 2015, 14:18
Hacking, Tracing & Degooping
How do you trace a circuit from a stompbox you have? How to remove that ugly goop in your boutique stomper? All secrets are releaved here...
- 6 Topics
- 85 Posts
Last post Re: electro harmonix 2880 to 45000? is it possible
27 Dec 2014, 17:34
All about tubes, in amplifiers and in stompboxes.
- 4 Topics
- 52 Posts
Last post Re: Tube Theory: Triodes to... ?
25 Oct 2012, 12:03
- 2 Topics
- 34 Posts
Last post Re: Hand Soldered SMD
07 Sep 2011, 13:29
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