Ive made amps using other modules but what do the CBGITTY ones sound like especially when overdriven? A lot of solid state amps do not distort nicely. I have several tins and boxes crying out to be…Continue
"Hope its OK to resurrect this thread. I installed the psycho knob in my amp and yes it does suck a battery dry pretty quickly when its shared with the power amp. Especially on the highest setting which gives me a nice lo-fi fuzz effect, albeit…"
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"You can use 2 9volt batteries in parallel(both hot wires together and both ground wires together) for longer play time or get a walwart with high miliamp output. Unfortunately, the walwarts may cause problems with unwanted noise."
"For now I think I'll keep the tube chassis in there. It's the safest place to store it. I do know someone who an rebuild the valve chassis, it's all intact but that's a project for another day. I did consider turning it into a…"
"A lot of these amps come with a block type gain pot on the board to set the gain level. You can remove them and wire in a regular gain pot for accessible control. I think some of the amps come with instructions on how to do that mod if they…"
"Yes that sounds like what I'm after but am curious to know how it sounds without the psycho knob. In my Marine Band amp I have a TDA2003 amp board which sounds OK clean but not distorted so am considering changing the electronics."
"Lovely old Pye valve radio which was made in Ireland maybe 1960's. A full rebuild is beyond my skills as its full of old oil and paper capacitors which need replacing. Then there's the potentially lethal voltages. and the fact that…"