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kalin1981 9th December 2012 11:59 PM

Help to mod guitar pedal for bass guitar
 
Hi
I build 2 Dr Boogey pedal for my friends, but just solder elements and bias fets,im beginer in electronics. I like sound of pedal and wana make one for me, but im playing bass guitar. Can u help me, what need to change in schematic to get good sound for bass guitar with this pedal?
here is pedal gaussmarkov: diy fx Dr. Boogey
and here schematic http://gaussmarkov.net/layouts/drboo/drboo-schem.png
maybe caps in tone stack?
Thanks

JMFahey 10th December 2012 12:59 PM

Well, it's a *guitar* pedal, noted for its distorted sounds, not sure just changing value of a couple capacitors will turn it into a Bass preamp.
For starters, I'd try it as-is.
After all, early Fender and Marshall Bass amps were *almost* the same as the Guitar version ... and were not *meant* to distort, so it could be done.
Isn't there a similar Tube_to_Fet conversion, but based on an Ampeg?
I bet that should suit you more.
Good luck.


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