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Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby beedotman » 05 Jun 2013, 11:13

Anybody have good gutshots with compoments, schematics?

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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby brwifrbo » 31 Jul 2013, 04:55

I've just picked one up today. I'll try n get some pics up sometime today if your still interested in seeing what's inside
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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby brwifrbo » 31 Jul 2013, 07:11

Pots are- gain- C5k, attn- B500k, body- A500k
Transistors 1,2,3- 2n222
2 diodes look like 1N914
47pf on Q1's base and collector

Not sure how to upload photos with iPhone. If someone's willing to submit an email I send em there.

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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby Nocentelli » 31 Jul 2013, 08:48

brwifrbo wrote:Pots are- gain- C5k, attn- B500k, body- A500k
Transistors 1,2,3- 2n222
2 diodes look like 1N914
47pf on Q1's base and collector

Not sure how to upload photos with iPhone. If someone's willing to submit an email I send em there.


Many thanks for this.

I think you need to have made 5 posts to upload, just post a couple of nonsense threads in the "testing" forum and try again. If that doesn't work, I've PM'd you my email. BTW, are you sure about the transistor code? 2N2222 are more common - off the top of my head, I think 2N222 are Ge.
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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby brwifrbo » 31 Jul 2013, 12:48

Sorry mate, the transistors are indeed 2n2222A. Ill try n post a coupla nonsense posts n upload some pics. If all fails ill mail em to ya
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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby brwifrbo » 31 Jul 2013, 13:11

A few shots. Hopefully they came out alright. One of the nicest sounding octaves I've tried, extremely dynamic too
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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby brwifrbo » 31 Jul 2013, 13:19

And some more
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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby brwifrbo » 01 Aug 2013, 08:00

I'll try n draw up a mud map of the board and components over the weekend while ive got it out the enclosure if anyone's interested. My schematic drawing skills are a bit shithouse

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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby Nocentelli » 01 Aug 2013, 11:11

brwifrbo wrote:I'll try n draw up a mud map of the board and components over the weekend while ive got it out the enclosure if anyone's interested. My schematic drawing skills are a bit shithouse


I'd be very interested! Any scribblings or information about the circuit you can provide can be put together by others on here.
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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby azrael » 18 Nov 2013, 21:16

brwifrbo wrote:I'll try n draw up a mud map of the board and components over the weekend while ive got it out the enclosure if anyone's interested. My schematic drawing skills are a bit shithouse

Any progress?
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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby GodSaveMetal » 23 Nov 2013, 16:11

azrael wrote:
brwifrbo wrote:I'll try n draw up a mud map of the board and components over the weekend while ive got it out the enclosure if anyone's interested. My schematic drawing skills are a bit shithouse

Any progress?


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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby mirosol » 15 Jul 2014, 11:05

Those photos are otherwise good, but i can't make anything out of the traces due to lack of light. I'm definitely interested in seeing a schem for this...

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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby swt » 10 Apr 2017, 13:36

bumping an old thread to see if someone has more info...

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Re: Catalinbread Octapussy

Postby Dingleberry » 03 May 2017, 18:53

Just determining from the photos and parts count it looks to me that this pedal follows the transformerless octavia topology.
I see only 3 transistors so probably the output buffer has been left out and since all are NPN the first transistor section is different.
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