Ratsbane

LordZavrid

New member
Looking forward to this. I'm kinda surprised how little interest there appears to be in the other "diy places".
 

jcrhee

Member
Any plans to introduce smaller sized PCBs that would fit in a 1590A enclosures? Maybe wishful thinking -- through hole versus SMD.
 

dmnCrawler

Well-known member
Just a heads up, if anyone gets one of these and it has intermittent gain / volume issues...

This one arrived (brand new/unopened from dealer) with pins 1 and 2 of the opamp unsoldered.
I will do a shoot out of this one too. With different opamps since the ratsbane is socketed for experimentation. No opamp problems here.
2 set screws through me for a second. Was wondering why the knobs wouldn't come off.

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thewintersoldier

Well-known member
It's a Rat, I mean you know what it sounds like. If it's like a lot of his other pedals it's probably bass heavy as I wonder if they are designed with us bedroom rock stars in mind playing at lower volumes. I'll take a regular rat or the life pedal any day.
 

Mr Phil

New member
It's a Rat, I mean you know what it sounds like. If it's like a lot of his other pedals it's probably bass heavy as I wonder if they are designed with us bedroom rock stars in mind playing at lower volumes. I'll take a regular rat or the life pedal any day.
Yeah, I had to change some caps on other pedals to make them less muddy. I may socket some in this circuit to tune it to my liking.

Just for fun I grabbed some screenshot comparisons from his video. These are with 'pink' noise running through the pedal.

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mdc

Active member
I've honestly never seen any A/B opamp comparison for a rat that's made me think there was any more/less difference between say an OP07 and an LM308N than there would be between two individual OP07s or LM308Ns. Add bass/drums/another guitar/etc on top of that marginal difference...
 
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