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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby J0K3RX » 24 Dec 2018, 17:58

temol wrote:Another G4 review.

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I have to agree with Ola on Republican... I like the G3 better personally but the G4 is a close second. The gut shots look very easily traceable.. I wish that dude that took the pics would have gone a couple steps further and bent the pots up to see the board.. Oh well, at least we know it would be an easy trace if somebody happens to acquire one.

I have plenty of high gain preamps to work on already thanks to you and Val! Great work man!!
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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby temol » 25 Dec 2018, 09:12

I like both G's, and Apex too. And I hope we'll see those pedals traced, some day.
I wonder what's the purpose of the two TL72s on G3 pcb. Input/output buffers, power supply, tone section? There is also Q6 visible. Is it a mixed circuit op-amps and transistors...?

I have plenty of high gain preamps to work on already thanks to you and Val! Great work man!!


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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby J0K3RX » 26 Dec 2018, 15:01

I found this picture from pedal authority which gives a peak under the pots. I wonder how many other pics he took that didn't get posted in the review?
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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby temol » 27 Dec 2018, 15:44

Even more ICs. I was expecting to see more transistors :)

G3vsG4

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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby J0K3RX » 27 Dec 2018, 16:30

temol wrote:Even more ICs. I was expecting to see more transistors :)

G3vsG4

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My guess is they are probably damn near the same circuit with some minor component value differences..
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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby jinx1499 » 04 Jan 2019, 04:05

mirosol wrote:Anyone seen the guts of BBE Windowpane?


Here are some gutshots of the BBE Windowpane.


Since it's based on a Fuzz Face, I'd love to get this gut close to an Eric Johnson Fuzz. Any ideas?
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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby FloPoeKo » 24 Jan 2019, 11:47

Vermuram/Ibanez VTS808 anyone?

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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby Cub » 24 Jan 2019, 13:00

A Timmy with a single tone control?
What will they think of next! :wink:
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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby Cub » 24 Jan 2019, 13:07

Alright, that was disrespectful / unfunny / lame, take your pick. :(
I regret making the above post already, but there's no edit/remove button any more?
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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby FloPoeKo » 24 Jan 2019, 17:16

Cub wrote:Alright, that was disrespectful / unfunny / lame, take your pick. :(
I regret making the above post already, but there's no edit/remove button any more?


No worries man, we all have that day... :horsey:

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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby J0K3RX » 31 Jan 2019, 09:47

Lo and Behold... Asketh and The Bugg giveth unto the weary metal heads searching in vain :twisted:
https://www.pedalpcb.com/product/sanguinedistortion/

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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby temol » 31 Jan 2019, 10:05

This I did not expect :)
There's also Fortin33, but no schematic at the moment.

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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby Cub » 31 Jan 2019, 11:04

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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby caspercody » 31 Jan 2019, 18:18

Pedal PCB also mentioned they were doing the Revv G3.
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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby temol » 10 Feb 2019, 10:20

caspercody wrote:Pedal PCB also mentioned they were doing the Revv G3.


And here it is

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Re: The great "I'd like to see the guts of" thread

Postby okgb » 11 Feb 2019, 22:41

Vermuram/Ibanez VTS808 , I thought it sounded pretty good! I'll search around and see if I can afford one!
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