Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

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Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

Postby Mike7 » 21 Oct 2010, 10:48

Anybody ever mod an Arion Stereo Flanger? I could use any help I can get as all I can do is switch out parts, no real technical knowledge at this point. But I do like to take the stuff apart and put it back together, especially when it sounds so much better after changing a couple of parts. Anyway if anybody can give me some info thanks very much.
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Re: Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

Postby DrNomis » 21 Oct 2010, 11:44

See if you can find a schematic for this online.... :)
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Re: Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

Postby Mike7 » 22 Oct 2010, 01:48

Can't seem to find a schematic anywhere :scratch:
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Re: Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

Postby Dirk_Hendrik » 23 Oct 2010, 21:24

What exactly do you want to alter in the sound? One cannot mod without having an idea what's the goal.
Sorry. Plain out of planes.

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Re: Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

Postby Flanged » 09 Mar 2011, 22:21

I personally wouldn't mod an Arion Flanger...
I have owned some 40 or so flangers :shock: ... for my taste the Arion is second only to the vintage or deluxe Electic Mistress... can't understand why it's underrated: his brother SCH-1 already has its due fame... and I personally think the SFL-1 is far better than the SCH-1, I prefer the chorus sounds of the SFL-1 with feedback at zero, even the leslie simulation is more "rotary" with the flanger... spectacular flange and hard to improve in my opinion...
:idea: oh yes maybe a blend pot! anyone?
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Re: Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

Postby Flanged » 09 Mar 2011, 22:38

I mean a blend control, or a vibrato switch (just like the SCH-Z mod).
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Re: Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

Postby bobcock » 09 Nov 2012, 17:03

i had the SFL-1. nice flanger except the volume boost when engaged.
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Re: Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

Postby king_arthur » 31 Dec 2012, 01:23

I bought this pedal recently. It's really capable of a lot of things, including chorus, leslie and kind of a "talk box" simulator, apart from the classic jet plane flanger. It's great.

My problem is the gigantic boost when engaged. Does anybody know how to solve that? Thanks!
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Re: Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

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Re: Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

Postby Liquids » 29 Jan 2013, 19:24



Thank link doesn't work, at least for me. Can you post it again, or somewhere different, please?
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Re: Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

Postby juice2 » 02 Dec 2015, 16:36

Actually my Arion SFL-1 is not able to produce that classic jet plane sound... Chorus-like and fast leslie sound is quite good, though.
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Re: Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

Postby hyrk » 14 Mar 2017, 09:20

A little up if someone have something ! :D
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Re: Arion Stereo Flanger Mods/Upgades?

Postby juice2 » 09 Nov 2017, 09:31

Sharing my experience with this pedal. My unit had sometimes not pleasant overdrive when I strongly hit strings. It was fixed by reducing gain of the output opamp stage while keeping the same normal volume level. Also I changed delay capacitor near MN3204 increasing its value by 2 times. It changed the tone and gave more variety in "Manual" control.
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