New (home made) Pedal Day! [TC Pre clone]

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  1. kylendm

    kylendm Electrical Mercenary

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    This is cool man, could you make some clips with and without the pedal?
     
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    This is something I might actually build.
     
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    I'll see if I can record something later on in the week, I'm busy now and will be away from home until probably Tuesday night
     
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    so iirc from the fortin 33 pedal thread, do you think this diy pedal could compete with the 33? Could you theoretically fix the bass and treble values at the sweet-spot (that you'd determine based on your guitar/amp/etc) and have something comparable to the 33?
     
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    I hear that the 33 is the TC preamp with fixed treble and bass settings from people that know more than me, but until fredrik or Mike confirm / deny, or until someone opens one up and traces the circuit, we won't know for sure.

    It's not complicated in what it does. A big clean volume boost (assuming you use a high voltage power supply) and a two-band baxandall (high and low shelf) eq. You can accomplish the same basic task with a parametric or graphic eq, so the 33 may well just be a Grind with the frequencies changed to match the TC, or to match Fredrik's preference.

    But yes, I guess you could just replace the treble and bass controls with a fixed resistor set to the value you want. I think it gets that same aggression I hear in clips when I turn the bass all the way down and leave the treble flat (at noon).
     
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    Very cool. Thanks man. Not that I want to take food out of mr Fortin's mouth here, or hijack your thread, but I really like what you've done.
     
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