English Man

This pedal emulates a VOX AC amplifier working at the limit. It has the ability to work as a clean boost or an overdrive depending on the volume and gain control, offering a great dynamic response and open sound.
Steps

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Status: Active
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English Man Step 1 of 4

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Effect type: overdrive

Pedal description

This pedal emulates a VOX AC amplifier working at the limit. It has the ability to work as a clean boost or an overdrive depending on the volume and gain control, offering a great dynamic response and open sound.

Controls

  • Volume: controls the overall output
  • Gain: controls the gain
  • Toggle switch: selects distortion type

Kit contents

Capacitors    
1x    470NF 0.47UF 100V 5% POLYESTER FILM BOX TYPE CAPACITOR
2x    100NF 0.1UF 100V 5% POLYESTER FILM BOX TYPE CAPACITOR
2x    47UF 50V 105C RADIAL ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITOR 6X11MM
Diodes    
1x    1N4001 DIODE 1A 50V
2x    1N4148 SWITCHING SIGNAL DIODE
2x    BAT46 SHOTTKY BARRIER DIODE
1X    LED 3MM RED
Transistor    
1x    2N5088 NPN GENERAL PURPOSE TRANSISTOR
Resistors    
2x    2.2M OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x    470K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x    3.3K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
2x    330 OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x    470K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x    100 OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
1x    2.2K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR
Potentiometers    
1x    100K OHM LINEAR TAPER POTENTIOMETER
1x    1K OHM LINEAR TAPER POTENTIOMETER
Hardware    
1x    ENGLISH MAN AND LES LIUS DIY PCB GUITAR EFFECT
1x    1590B STYLE ALUMINUM DIECAST ENCLOSURE 
1x    3MM BEZEL LED HOLDER CHROME METAL
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    MINI TOGGLE SWITCH SPDT ON-OFF-ON
2x    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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