are these SMD diodes germanium?  [schematic]

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are these SMD diodes germanium?

Postby mildew » 15 Dec 2016, 01:16

I opened up my movall / tone city klone to put in some germaniums, but the existing smd's look like they allready are. but im a noob so am not sure.

Do these look like germaniums ?

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Re: are these SMD diodes germanium?  [schematic]

Postby Groovenut » 15 Dec 2016, 05:13

No probably not. More likely they are standard small signal silicon diodes aka 1N4148 or 1N914
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Re: are these SMD diodes germanium?

Postby mildew » 15 Dec 2016, 07:44

Thanks for the info, carefully swapped them out for some through hole germaniums, and its sure smoothed the tone.
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