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Build Your Own Effect Pedals – Rat (Part 1) Schematic

This time I show how I make a classic Distortion guitar effect pedal based on the ProCo Rat. In this video we lay out the basic schematic for this circuit.

Here is a copy of the schematic for the unmodded circuit: Rat Schematic (unmodded)

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Marshall Vintage Modern 2466 100 Watt DIY Fix Your Own Amplifier


I picked up a used Marshall Vintage Modern 2466 100 Watt Head and found that the channel switching doesn’t work as expected. Let’s see if we can fix the issue and listen to some sound samples.
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Build Your Own Effect Pedals – Treble Booster (fixing mistakes and final thoughts)

In this video I show how I make a classic treble booster guitar effect pedal based on the Dallas Rangemaster. Sometimes you just make mistakes and have to rethink your process. You get better with each try but it’s still fun to make a working effect pedal.

Hookup wire:
Small Bear 50 foot wire sampler

Love My Switches 500 ft spools 24AWG wire
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Effect Pedal Build Treble Booster

Build Your Own Effect Pedal (Part 4 – Putting It All Together)

In this DIY video I show how I make a classic treble booster guitar effect pedal based on the Dallas Rangemaster. The PCB has arrived and we can put it all together. Sound clips included.

Schematic for the 3PDT switch: http://homespuneffects.com/resources/3PDT.png

If you’d like any other diagrams or have any questions let me know.

AMAZON ASSOCIATE LINKS
Equipment I use:
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Effect Pedal Build Treble Booster

Build Your Own Effect Pedal (Part 3 – Preparing the Enclosure)

In this video I show how I make a classic treble booster guitar effect pedal based on the Dallas Rangemaster. This time we prepare the enclosure while waiting for the PCB to be delivered.

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Dealing with frustration using Eagle

In this video I demonstrate two of the issues with Eagle that frustrated me in the past. Grabbing and moving parts can be unintuitive when you’re not used to how Autodesk Eagle works.

Equipment I use:

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Effect Pedal Build Treble Booster

Build Your Own Effect Pedal – Treble Booster (Part 2)

In this video I show how I make a classic treble booster guitar effect pedal based on the Dallas Rangemaster. This time we lay out the PCB, prepare it for fabrication, submit it to the manufacturer and shop for all the necessary parts.

Tayda Electronics

Love My Switches

SmallBear Electronics

Pedal Parts Plus

Mouser

Here are the knobs I forgot to put in the video: Davies 1900 Clone Knob (Light Duty)

You are also going to need some 24 gauge hookup wire. You can get it at SmallBear or elsewhere.
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Build Your Own Effect Pedal – Treble Booster (mods)

In this video I show how I make a classic treble booster guitar effect pedal based on the Dallas Rangemaster. This time we take a few minutes to add a modification to allow the effect to have more range.
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Effect Pedal Build Treble Booster

Build Your Own Effect Pedal – Treble Booster (Part 1)

In this video I show how I make a classic treble booster guitar effect pedal based on the Dallas Rangemaster. We go through the steps of setting up Autodesk Eagle, dowloading the proper libraries and laying out the schematic.

Autodesk Eagle (Free Download)

MadBean Pedals Forums

Homespun Effects Resources (right-click and save as…)

This is my first youtube video so please feel free to let me know any tips to help me improve in the future.