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Sunday, 15 January 2012

Lovepedal - Les Lius


Here's the Lovepedal Les Lius Overdrive, built to emulate the classic light overdrive tones of the vintage Fender Amps. The Lovepedal site has this description:

"This handmade guitar pedal features a three way toggle switch that allows you to change tones from 5E3 Woody (Tweed Fender Deluxe), High Power Twin (50's Fender Twin) and Master Volume Tchula (combination of both the 5E3 Woody and the High Power Twin). The amount of gain is controlled by the first knob. The second knob is a second gain stage which emulates what happens when you crank one of these vintage low wattage amplifiers."

Here's a demo video:


WhiteKeyHole (from the Freestomp Forums) drew the schematic up here:


As you can see it's another variation of the Electra Overdrive (and the Lovepedal COT 50/Woodrow). The Jfet switching it uses for the boost function is unessary and can be replaced with a simple switch.

Here's a vero layout for the Les Lius:


For the freestompboxes.org thread go here: http://freestompboxes.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=6665

1 comment:

  1. I have a few questions about the Les Lius vero:

    - R4: is it between lugs 1 and 3 of the BST pot ?
    - The SW1 ("mode"): the yellow wire on the right, is it connected only to the top right lug of the switch, or top-right AND down-right ? the grey wire, is it connected only to the right middle lug or both middle lugs ?
    Thanks !

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