Modified DOD FX70 Stereo Flanger

DOD stereo flanger mods

I have had this old DOD Flanger kicking around in my parts box for about 10 years. I finally got around to testing the mods on it and WOW! It’s a killer. From added LFO tones and noise, to delay like repeats The mods are actually pretty simple, replace the 3 internal trim pots with … Read more

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CV Hex Noiser

Here is a fun little noise project that you can hook up to your Baby 8 Sequencer to get some gnarly sounds. Taking CV (control voltage) from your sequencer or another synth the POTAR CV Hex Noiser creates funky noise beats, bleeps, and squelches in time with your setup. Don’t have a sequencer? No problem, … Read more

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Sub Mini Tube Booster with the JAN 6418

Here is a stripboard layout I did for a preamp/boost using the JAN 6418 subminiature tubes I have been experimenting with lately. It is based on the schematic from the previous post, but rather than powering the heater with a 1.25-volt battery, I utilized an LM317 voltage regulator and a 100-ohm resistor. This ultra-simple circuit … Read more

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Low Power Vacuum Tube PreAmp

I have wanted to learn more about vacuum tubes for years but was always put off by the extremely deadly power requirements. Working with low power sources for so long, I have blown my fair share of capacitors, which is scary enough for me. Recently I discovered the world of sub-miniature vacuum tubes and the … Read more

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Germanium Fuzz using MP16b PNP transistors

The perfect layout for using the MP16b transistors that I have been importing from Russia. This layout is based on the Sabro Fuzz Face layout. I moved the bias from inside to the top so you can go from scuzzy velcro to full-on fuzz. I also dropped a line from the vero that was unused. … Read more

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1590bb style enclosure drilling template

There are many different ways to mark your enclosures for drilling, from measuring and marking with a pencil to freestyle marking or even taking a drill it and see approach. After many years of suffering from lopsided drill holes and jacks that came dangerously close to pots and switches, I started printing out drilling templates … Read more

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Pitch control for cassette players

Figured I might as well post this stripboard layout that I did for the cassette player speed mod. It is based on a drawing from the old Casper Electronics website. Only requires a small piece of stripboard (4×6 ) and 5 components. There are other ways to affect the speed of a tape player motor … Read more

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