Electra Distortion

This is very simple and effective distortion circuit used in multiple designs like Lovepedal Woodrow. It emulates the tone of a cranked Fender 5E3 Tweed Deluxe amp. You can use this pedal to obtain many different tones and gains.
Steps

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Electra Distortion Step 1 of 4

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Effect type: boost

Pedal description

This is very simple and effective distortion circuit used in multiple designs like Lovepedal Woodrow. It emulates the tone of a cranked Fender 5E3 Tweed Deluxe amp. You can use this pedal to obtain many different tones and gains.

Controls

  • Gain: controls the gain

Kit contents

Capacitors    
2x     100NF 0.1UF 100V 5% POLYESTER FILM BOX TYPE CAPACITOR
Transistor    
1x     2N5088 NPN GENERAL PURPOSE TRANSISTOR
Resistors    
1x     1M OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x     2.2M OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x     680 OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x     47K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x     2.2K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTORPotentiometer    
1x     100K OHM LINEAR TAPER POTENTIOMETER
Others    
1x    GUITAR BOOST DIY PCB GUITAR EFFECT
1x    1590B STYLE ALUMINUM DIECAST ENCLOSURE
1x    3MM BEZEL LED HOLDER CHROME METAL
1x    LED 3MM RED
1x    9V 9-VOLT BATTERY CLIP / CONNECTOR SNAP
1x    DC POWER JACK 2.1MM ENCLOSED FRAME WITH SWITCH
1x    6.35MM 1/4" MONO CHASSIS SOCKET / JACK
1x    6.35MM 1/4" STEREO CHASSIS SOCKET / JACK 3 TERMINALS
1x    3PDT STOMP FOOT / PEDAL SWITCH
1x    DAVIES 1510 CLONE BLACK KNOB
1x    AWG 22 BLACK HOOK-UP WIRE 1FT (30CM) STRANDED            
1x    AWG 22 RED HOOK-UP WIRE 1FT (30CM) STRANDED            
1x    AWG 22 WHITE HOOK-UP WIRE 1FT (30CM) STRANDED  

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