Distortus Maximus

Distortus Maximus is a high-gain distortion pedal with three-band equalization. It produces rich harmonics and massive amount of gain ideal to play metal.
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Distortus Maximus is a high-gain distortion pedal with three-band equalization. It produces rich harmonics and massive amount of distortion ideal for metal.

Materials list

1x    DISTORTUS MAXIMUS DIY PCB
1x    100NF 0.1UF 100V 5% POLYESTER FILM BOX TYPE CAPACITOR
1x    47UF 50V 105C RADIAL ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITOR 6X11MM
1x    470PF 50V CERAMIC DISC CAPACITOR
1x    100UF 35V 105C RADIAL ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITOR 6X11MM
1x    10UF 50V 105C RADIAL ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITOR 5X11MM

1x    1N4001 DIODE 1A 50V
1x    LM386 LM386N AUDIO AMPLIFIER IC
1x    2N5088 NPN GENERAL PURPOSE TRANSISTOR

1x    250K OHM LOGARITHMIC TAPER POTENTIOMETER
1x    25K OHM LOGARITHMIC TAPER POTENTIOMETER
1x    50K OHM LOGARITHMIC TAPER POTENTIOMETER
2x    1M OHM LOGARITHMIC TAPER POTENTIOMETER

1x    4.7M OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x    43K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x    430K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x    10K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x    390 OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x    56K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x    100 OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x    33K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR