Save big on all PCBs through Cyber Monday (December 2). Three new projects launching today as well!
Articles from December 2019
Over the summer, I teased a Cornish trace that got a lot of attention. Well, today I can share a surprise: I actually traced two of them.
Check out the tracing log for a schematic, 50+ photos of the degooping process, and… X-rays?
The second new Cornish pedal today is the SS-3 Soft Sustain. The SS-3 is an update of his earlier SS-2 circuit, an 1970s-style overdrive with roots in the MXR Distortion+. The SS-2 had already been traced… sort of. …
New traces for Xotic Soul Driven, SoloDallas Storm, and Seymour Duncan Pickup Booster, plus an updated version of the EP-3 Echoplex Preamp.
Xotic is best known for their AC & RC Booster pedals as well as the BB Preamp. The Soul Driven was released in 2016, making it a relatively new addition to the Xotic family, developed in collaboration with …
The Seymour Duncan Pickup Booster is a clean boost pedal with the added feature of being able to simulate the resonant peak of different pickups, letting a single-coil assume the character of either vintage or modern humbucker. It …
The SoloDallas Storm is a pedal conversion of the Schaffer-Vega Diversity System (SVDS), the first wireless system for guitar that was reliable enough to be used by major touring acts. The SVDS was designed by Ken Schaffer and …
TL;DR I quit my job and am now doing Aion full-time. Sale on all PCBs & kits through Sunday!
New projects available for the Dinosaural OTC-201 Opticompressor, Ibanez CR-5 Crunchy Rhythm, Lovepedal Eternity and Mid-Fi Demo Tape Fuzz.
A brand new trace of a rare & elusive optical compressor. This is the first entry in a series of new traces that will be documented in the next few months.
Take 20% off PCBs and 10% off kits through July 7, plus four new kits launching today!
If you want a Refractor pedal but aren’t confident in your soldering skills, we’ve got a small quantity of assembled Refractors for sale on our Reverb store. Plus, check out the new demo video!
It’s Big Muff Pi Day! Check out five new Muff-based circuits releasing today, plus save 20% on all PCBs through Sunday, March 17.
Check out new projects based on the Bouteek Distorter Preamp and BOSS SD-2 Lead Channel, plus 125B updates for the Prism (BOSS FA-1) and Lumin (BBE Sonic Stomp).
The assembly system used in the kits is now available standalone and can be used for any of the new 125B projects.
Kick off your February with new projects based on the Friedman BE-OD / Dirty Shirley, fOXX Tone Machine, and Univox Superfuzz.
A review of everything that went on in 2018, and my priorities & initiatives for 2019.