Category Archives: Modifications

Roll Cage

Fragile, unprotected sliders inches from a footswitch is a recipe disaster; especially on a dark stage. A simple roll cage setup allows access to the sliders while protecting from falling mics, inaccurate feet, and wandering pedals. Going rate is $30 … Continue reading

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Always use the right power supply…

Surprisingly this pedal was still function despite the significant damage done to the circuit board and part of the power supply circuit..

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Surface Mount ICs

Upgrading opamps for better sound quality is very common request. The commonly used (and dirt cheap) JRC4558 may be popular for Tubescreamers but is not be ideal for circuits when you want the most transparent sound. Burr-Brown and other companies … Continue reading

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Roland Jet Phaser AP-7

This has been an on going project which I think finally came to an end. It was a distortion/phase pedal but you couldn’t select the effects separately. I added the center switch to control the phaser separate from the distortion. … Continue reading

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Ibanez AD-9 Revival

Here’s an excellent example of a well-used Ibanez AD-9. When received the repeat knob was about the break off, the dry signal was cutting out, and the footswitch was intermittent. The owner also requested a true bypass mod which is … Continue reading

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