Super Hard On

Rated as one of the best guitar boosters, this classic and simple DIY project is the Super Hard On. The gain is a negative-feedback control styled after classic 60's recording console inputs. It is perfect to obtain the best of a classic amp and guitar.
Steps

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Effect type: boost

Pedal description

Rated as one of the best guitar boosters, this classic and simple DIY project is the Super Hard On. The gain is a negative-feedback control styled after classic 60's recording console inputs. It is perfect to obtain the best of a classic amp and guitar. It makes your guitar bigger and pushes the amp, causing a natural overload.

Controls

  • Boost: controls the gain

Kit contents

Capacitors                
1x     100NF 0.1UF 100V 5% POLYESTER FILM BOX TYPE CAPACITOR            
1x     10UF 50V 105C RADIAL ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITOR 5X11MM            
Transistor                
1x     BS170 BS170RLRAG MOSFET N-CHANNEL 60V 0.5A            
Diodes                
2X    1N4148 SWITCHING SIGNAL DIODE            
1x     LED 3MM RED            
Resistors                
1x     1M OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR            
2x    10M OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR            
1x     5.1K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR            
1x     100K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR            
1x     2.2K OHM 1/4W 1% METAL FILM RESISTOR            
Potentiometer                
1x     5K OHM C5K 5KC ANTI-LOG TAPER POTENTIOMETER            
Hardware                
1x     SUPER HARD ON DIY PCB GUITAR EFFECT
1x     1590B STYLE ALUMINUM DIECAST ENCLOSURE     
1x     3MM BEZEL LED HOLDER CHROME METAL            
1x     9V 9-VOLT BATTERY CLIP / CONNECTOR SNAP            
1x     DC POWER JACK 2.1MM ENCLOSED FRAME WITH SWITCH            
1x     6.35MM 1/4" MONO CHASSIS SOCKET / JACK            
1x     6.35MM 1/4" STEREO CHASSIS SOCKET / JACK 3 TERMINALS            
1x     3PDT STOMP FOOT / PEDAL SWITCH            
1x     DAVIES 1510 CLONE BLACK KNOB            
1x     AWG 22 BLACK HOOK-UP WIRE 1FT (30CM) STRANDED            
1x     AWG 22 RED HOOK-UP WIRE 1FT (30CM) STRANDED            
1x     AWG 22 WHITE HOOK-UP WIRE 1FT (30CM) STRANDED   

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