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Procyon (Legacy)

Based On
BJFe Honey Bee
Effect Type
Build Difficulty

Legacy PCB

Designed for the 1590B enclosure with side-mounted jacks, which some builders prefer. Bypass PCB (optional) sold separately.


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Updated Version

The same circuit, but updated for the 125B enclosure format for a more streamlined build. The bypass switch PCB is integrated.


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Project overview

Honey Bee Overdrive Clone PCB - Aion ProcyonThe Honey Bee Overdrive from BJFe is the pedal that started the “low gain” trend around 2006. Originally hand-made in Sweden in small quantities, it has more recently been manufactured in the United States by BearfootFX in both the original version and a number of tweaked variants.

The circuit is a very interesting one to study, featuring multiple negative-feedback loops and a really unique tone control. It’s definitely not a one-size-fits-all effect, but if you’re aiming for the low-gain amp-like buzzwords, the Honey Bee delivers!


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