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Old 19th February 2006, 11:41 AM   #1
Ahmad_tbp is offline Ahmad_tbp  United States
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Default Need help on moding a distortion pedal

hi , i just built the boss ds1 distortion pedal for my guitarist friend , here s the schematic and pcb :
http://www.tonepad.com/getFileInfo.asp?id=78
( i built ta7135p version )
, it sounds reallllly awesome , i just love it , but my friend need more gain ( more distortion ) , any suggestion ?
thnx .
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Old 19th February 2006, 04:46 PM   #2
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Change the diodes to Ge or Schottky diodes.

Increase the 10k resistor on Q2's collector.

Increase the 100k feedback resistor going from point 3 to point 6 and add a small input resistor between the two opamps.
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Old 20th February 2006, 11:17 AM   #3
Ahmad_tbp is offline Ahmad_tbp  United States
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thnx , lemme see wat can i do ..
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