This is a library of perfboard and single-sided PCB effect layouts for guitar and bass. I'm not an electrical engineer by any stretch of the imagination, just a DIY'er who likes drawing layouts. It is meant for the hobbyist (so commercial use of any of these layout is not allowed without permission) and as a way to give back to the online DIY community.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

AstroTone Fuzz/Sam Ash Fuzzz Boxx

Here's a quick one. Fairly simple silicon fuzz from the 60s. AstroTone marketed these under their own name, as well as making them for Sam Ash. I laid this one out so the board mounted pots are in a triangular layout. The Attack and Volume controls are mounted on the component side, while the Tone control is mounted on the solder side like this:

(photo credit: Fuzz Dog)



6 comments:

  1. no biggy, but a photo credit would be sweet, thanks. nice work by the way.

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  2. Is it verified? Mine build fried the volume knob.

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    1. Hasn't been verified yes. Did you try replacing the volume pot?

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    2. Yeah! It fried again. lol. so hasn't been?

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  3. I think there is a reissue schematic of this pedal using DS66 and 2n3565 transistor and the tone is 100k. I got the schematic from fuzzcentral. By the way thanks for the layout:)

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