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The path to my Uber distortion/booster and overdrive

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by lowmid, Feb 21, 2006.

  1. lowmid


    Feb 2, 2005
    Hello there, afeter experimenting with my vintage guv'nor I came to the idea of creating my own, I customized my guv'nor alot (2 channels, one clean, one dirty, both for more dirt).

    So I came down to several conclusions: EQ has to be more than a tone knob for me and has to be active .

    I really like the fact to be able to mix some of the clean signal, not to bring the bass back but to bring a strong fundamental to hold down the groove so the distortion only hits harmonics

    finally My custom Distortion is a mixture of basstyras clean loop+ potentia boost+guv'nor clipping stage+active band EQ

    the real personnal touch will be the fact that It will have an overdrive booster and a clean boost with the OD boost inside the clean loop and the clean boost outside of it

    I'm starting to design the PCB, I still need to find out some components values

    If you have reactions and ideas why not put them up???

    ps: for looks , imagine a broader fulltone 69 type look ( with two switches red with creme buttons)