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Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Lovepedal - Kalamazoo


Well, yet another Lovepedal on the chopping bench - the Kalamazoo. Ok so what we know - it's a tubescreamer derivative. Check out the tones on the demo video:


Some circuit board images were donated to freestompboxes.org and a retrace begun. WhiteKeyHole produced this schematic:


As you can see it's a straight tubescreamer derivative. There are a few unknown values here and there (In brackets) but you should be able to have a tweak yourself and come up with something that suits you a little better. The tone control set the basic level of treble roll off while the glass control sets about boosting/cutting the treble in the same manner that a standard tubescreamer tone control works. There is some interactivity between them but nothing to write home about.

Well, I suppose that's it. Here's an image of the Lovepedal Kalamazoo circuit board:


And some more guts;



And a link to the Lovepedal Kalamazoo topic on freestompboxes.org: http://www.freestompboxes.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=9603

1 comment:

  1. C1 to VB+ ? really? shouln't that be to ground?

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