Nadine’s Distortion

A rare piece of non functional equipment, a Nadine’s Distortion on the workbench.

Nadines Distortion
Nadine’s Distortion

Gut shot, the circuit board in nice condition.

Nadines Distortion
Nadine’s Distortion guts

Component side.

Nadines Distortion
Nadine’s Distortion

The 6552 opamp was burnt, once replaced the pedal’s rocking again. Image of the circuit board with a socketed RC4558 as replacement for the 6552, the old electrolytic capacitors changed and a new battery clip installed.

Nadines Distortion
Nadine’s Distortion

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Boss AW-2 service

A Boss AW-2 on the bench for some service.

Boss Auto Wah service
Boss AW-2

Circuit board.

Boss Auto Wah service
Boss AW-2 circuit board solder side

Component side of the circuit board.

Boss Auto Wah service
Boss AW-2 circuit board

The pedal a bit cleaned up and recaped.

Boss AW-2

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Custom built fOXX Tone Machine

Here’s a custom built fOXX Tone Machine from zeta sound, dressed in velvet.

fOXX_Tone Machine Custom built
fOXX Tone Machine Custom built

Used the same circuit board layout as in this build. Hosted in a Hammond 1590BB enclosure.

fOXX_Tone Machine Custom built
fOXX Tone Machine Custom built
fOXX_Tone Machine Custom built
fOXX Tone Machine Custom built
fOXX_Tone Machine Custom built
fOXX Tone Machine Custom built

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Work in progress

Some images from the workbench.

Mounting hardware in a Lady Dirt tube pedal.

Zeta Sound Lady Dirt high voltage tube pedal
Lady Dirt high voltage tube pedal

The circuit board of the Bull pedal. There’s silicone diodes clipping and in the front of the image you ses two germanium AA144 diodes. There’s three BC184 transistors and one 2N3904. Posted earlier here.

Bull pedal
BULL circuit board

Just had to take this picture. A cap from the 1950:s vs a modern one, same uF and voltage rating.

vintage vs new capacitor
Cap vs cap

Here’s a gut shot from the new prototype of the Maestro PS-1A clone.

MaestroPS-1A Clone zeta-sound
Maestro PS-1A clone.

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