There are only 150 of these pedals in the world. We were able to trace one of them. Check out the photos, schematic, and a DIY version you can build.
Between now and Monday, July 6, take 20% off all PCBs. And check out re-releases of 8 classic fuzz and boost effects.
We took apart these three Xotic pedals to get definitive, accurate schematics.
Based on the Blackout Effectors Whetstone, this tricked-out analog phaser has several switches and knobs for an expanded tonal palette.
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on international mail service. Here are some changes we’ll be implementing for international orders.
Four of the new projects are Runoffgroove favorites, and then four more drive circuits are joining the family.
Take 25% off all PCBs through Monday, March 23. This is the biggest discount we’ve ever done!
COVID-19 is on everyone’s minds around the world right now. Read how the virus will impact Aion FX. (Short answer: not much, hopefully.)
Save big on all PCBs through Cyber Monday (December 2). Three new projects launching today as well!
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!