Yester-day i spent one hour at my local dealer, sorting out some of the stuff he just brought from clearing storage.
I managed to get my hands on some mojo caps ☆
He said i am the man who whispers to capacitors. Ahaahahaha
After the fuzzface, this was the second pedal i perfboarded more than one year ago when i started building guitar effects.
Today i got together a vero board version.
This is it.
I have not decided which trannies to use yet….my early build had ac128s. And it sounded ok..
We shall see then..
Yup there it goes again…this time i used the original transistors, C536.
Q1 hfe: 283
Q2 hfe: 303
And clip using a Danelectro & Elkatone 610 leslie amp (low volume…):
My fy2 companion fuzz build.
Caps: Cornell Dubilier, a funky red n black orange drop, Sprague, that sboring blue Philips electro, Mullard, some italian Polypropylene, you name it. It’s the bees knees!
Recorded three clips using alternatively 2N5088, 2N5089, 2N2222..very little difference between them!
Danelectro going into a (low volume) Elkatone 610 solid state leslie.
Check them out on my soundcloud:
Cute auto wah with lots of flexibility (attack, decay, sensitivity ♡, Q).
Layout found on Sabrotone (cheers).
Real sweet and candylike.
I loooove Light Dependant Resistors!
Boxed with Super Mario stickers…
And heres the video:
Oh.. had this old tape deck laying around and i thought id open it up to pull stuff out.
Bout of luck, some hard to find original transistors as per original Shin Ei Companion Fy2 fuzz.
Guess whose favourite morning trip to school record was Jesus and Mary Chain’s Psychocandy?
Back in the good old cranked Walkman days, blasting those orange spongy open headphones..