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    Op Amp Big Muff not working.

    Glad you got it sorted. I think that documentation is a little misleading: the modification really alters the gain stage, not the tone stack. That capacitor is a holdover from the transistor BMPs that have decoupling caps between each stage. I'm not really sure what impact that has on tone...
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    Op Amp Big Muff not working.

    I think you may need to actually jumper CX1.
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    Tayda alpha pot equivalents?

    You may be thinking A-type taper.
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    Tayda alpha pot equivalents?

    I was just going to post that. Whether Tayda sells genuine Alpha potentiometers or a dupe/seconds, I’m not certain. They are fine and measure within tolerance, but they are not the same as the SBE Alpha pots, for example. http://www.alphapotentiometers.net/
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    6-band EQ

    You’re seeing the slider without a knob set in the middle position I believe.
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    6-band EQ

    Ten-band would be very cool. Any plans for a parametric EQ, or do plan on stopping with a graphic?
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    6-band EQ

    I imagine that this is probably far too far along to integrate new features, but an overall level control would be a great addition here.
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    Ultimate Octave/Foxx Tone Machine

    This is right. The 10uF caps are AC coupling capacitors and are not meant to affect the signal. There should be no appreciable difference between the two.
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    Ultimate Octave/Foxx Tone Machine

    I just finished up an Aion Vulcan (Tone Machine) build the other day. I used 2n5088s (I think...maybe 2n5089s) with gains of 440–450. No issues with oscillation and it works great. The updated Aion document has added to the discussion about transistor selection. It’s worth checking out: EDIT...
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    6-band EQ

    Very cool. This is shaping up to be very interesting. That’d be cool if they expanded the slot/mill option to custom jobs as well. It’d open up slide pots and switches (and rockers!) to a wider DIY audience.
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    6-band EQ

    How's the discussion with Tayda in re drilling going? Would they provide rectangular drilling, or would it be a series of circular drills?
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    SOLVED Pauper lower volume in OD and Distortion modes

    I would imagine that there’s either production adjustments on the videos or the knob positions change. The mechanism to make up for lost volume is the volume knob. From my perspective, your build is performing properly. Since the signal magnitude is altered by changing the clipping diodes in...
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    SOLVED Pauper lower volume in OD and Distortion modes

    Any time you introduce clipping diodes in a circuit, the signal is, of course, clipped. This clipping effectively shaves off part of the waveform—creating both distortion and compression of the signal. Since this compression reduces the magnitude of the wave (the peaks are leveled off into a...
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    'sizzle' sound from fuzz pedal

    Let us know how things go for you!
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    1W Resistors instead of 1/8 or 1/4?

    Yep. No issues beyond fit here. The only time you’ll run into trouble is if you go below the power rating specified/required for a circuit. For pedals, that will rarely be an issue.
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