Warm Mellow Fuzz! Squarefuzzzzzzzzzzzzz...

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by thejohnkim, Nov 22, 2005.

  1. thejohnkim


    Sep 30, 2003
    i found it! i think? well i found sound clips


    that first clip of moosapotamus's square fuzz is what i've been looking for. now that's the fuzz sound in my head.


    the high sens clip on that page gets close, and has that nice synthy tone, but its messy also and more edgy. the squarewave fuzz is a lot neater sounding than other pedals like the clips on the chunk brown dog page and the effector 13 truly beautiful disaster page.

    now i just need to build this baby with two big potential snags, 1. moosapotamus made mods to the original squarewave circuit that he didnt document, and i asked but he never responded so i'll have to use the stock circuit, and 2. no clue whether or not it works with active basses.

    it'll be a while since it's my first effort into DIY, but the schematic looks relatively simple compared to the others i've looked at so it seems to be a decent place to start off at.
  2. Whooops... sorry, man... I meant to get back to reply to your PM... really... :oops:

    Anyway... I'm trying to log into that page on my site to see what I wrote there (it's been a while), but it's not working for me right now. But, as I recall, the mods I did back then did not really end up doing very much. So, the stock univox squarewave will probably get you most of the way there.

    I can't say how it would sound with an active bass. But, I will go back through my notes and post if there is anything else worth mentioning. :cool:

    ~ Charlie
  3. thejohnkim


    Sep 30, 2003
    its all good, i didnt mean to mention it as a knock. i appreciate you just having the page set up for people like me, any more help is icing on the cake. thanks!