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.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Split 'n Blend

Got a request for more blend effects, so let's start with a simple one. You can use this as a daughter board to add a blend control to an existing pedal (or incorporate it into something else you're building), or use it as a stand alone blending pedal. 2N5457 should work just fine for both transistors.


21 comments:

  1. Built using 2n5457. Works very well. Very transparent. Thanks.

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  2. please show me some ways to use it!!!
    too newie ...

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    1. I've used something like this on a Big Muff before. It allows you to mix in clean tone so that the fuzz isn't too over the top. The Send pad on this layout would go to the In pad and Return pad would go to the Out pad on whatever you're trying to add a clean blend to. You could also use in it's on enclosure and just have 4 jack. Then you could have a loop of effects that you could blend into the rest of your signal chain on your pedal board. Lots of different things you can do with this kind of circuit. Hope that helps!

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    2. so this little thing work for everything
      damn, shut up and take my money!!

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      thanks!! from argentina ;)

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  3. Send to In (board)
    Return to Out (Board)

    In and Out here is the pad on the board right ?

    so if we add this, there will be two cables from previous board and this new board in one hole pad ?

    please confirm Sir.. thank you

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    1. Take a look at this:

      http://bit.ly/1IXdQrd

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  4. Anyone else still able to hear their wet signal when the pot is turned all the way down? I very quiet, but still audible.

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  5. Can I just use this as a splitter? e.g. to add an output for a tuner?

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    1. Yep. It should work fine in that application. The out would be the blend 1 pad. Just ignore the pot wiring.

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  6. Also could you do a layout for the Boss Blues Driver? I'd like to build one of the modified versions and a transfer layout would be awesome!
    Great bog and fantastic layouts!

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  7. What about a wah with blend control? It should ve interesting ir a waste of time?

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  8. hi, Can I use this blend with a compressor?

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  9. When using it with a overdrive pedal (ROG tube reamer), is it possible to match the output level of the clean signal, right now it works like an attenuation/volume knob.

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    1. The output of the overdrive is going to be higher than your clean signal, so when you start blending in clean signal, there's going to be some volume drop. Easiest way to even things out is lower the volume of the overdrive.

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  10. I can't find PCB image for this layout in misc folder. Can you help me?

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    1. Found it. It's in utility boards

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