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.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

AnalogMan Prince of Tone

Wanted to redo my old layout with board mounted pots. I've laid it out with the Presence control externally and the diodes on a DIP switch, though you could easily wire up an external toggle if you want. Should fit nicely in a 1590B. If you want the King of Tone, just but 2 in one box.


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  1. Hi ! how are you ?

    you want to say that to make the famous King of tone with 6 potentiometers and 2 3pdt you have to make 2 prince of tone in 1 box?

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    1. Yes. Though the King of Tone has the Presence pot as a trimmer internally.

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    2. OK !!! My next projects !! :)

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    3. check your donate box … :)

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    4. Thx for very things ! your job is really great !!!!!

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  2. Consider verified!!!

    I made the "King Of Tone" version with "presence" trimmers on PCB insted externall pots. There is picture of PCB: http://uploadslika.eu/images/2018/02/06/n94Oe.jpg

    Working like a charm!!! :)

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  3. Hello, first of all congratulations for your great work.
    The question I have is that the prince of tone has a swicht dpdt for the OD, BOOST and DIST mode.
    Can this selector be added in some way?
    The other question is:
    Can the turbo and low-mid mods be added?
    Thanks in advance.
    regards

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    1. Haven't heard of the turbo and low-mid mids for this circuit. And as for the switch on newer versions of the Prince of Tone, I don't know for sure what it's doing other than altering the gain, which could be implemented a couple different ways. One way that comes to mind would be replacing the 10k resistor that goes from pin 2 of the IC to lug 1 of the Gain pot with with 3 different values on a switch (1k, 10k, 100k perhaps?). You could also try the same thing with the 220k resistor right above the IC that goes between pins 6 and 7 (try 100k, 220k, and 470k?). Hope that all makes sense.

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    2. Dip switches does what should the dpdt 'cause you can turn on and off soft (OD) and hard (DIST) clipping with them. Switch 1 seems to be hard and 2 seems to be soft.

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  4. thanks man, thanks for everything, check your donation box

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  5. Thanks Bro! Greetings from Mexico!

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  6. Can this be used on 18volts?

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    1. Yep. Just use appropriately rated components so nothing blows up.

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  7. Hey there I am wanting to put a 6 pos diode board on this, with a 1 pole 6 pos rotary. Could you direct me in a way to do this? Thnx!

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    1. This aught to do the trick:

      http://effectslayouts.blogspot.com/2015/05/rotary-clipping-switch.html

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  8. Hi David … how are you ?
    just to know about the dpdt. The video show a prince of tone with dpdt "od/distboost" ...
    Any chance to have the layout with this dpdt implanted ??

    Please… :)

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  9. Hi David … how are you ?
    just to know about the dpdt. The video show a prince of tone with dpdt "od/distboost" ...
    Any chance to have the layout with this dpdt implanted ??

    Please… :)

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  10. So is it possible to replace the dip switch with a dp3t toggle to choose between the different modes?

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    1. You can do it with a DPDT on/off/on switch. Wire the left pin of the first DIP switch to lug 1 of the DPDT, and the right pin to lug 2. Then wire the left pin of the second DIP switch to lug 5 and the right pin to lug 6.

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  11. can i insert a switch for more bass (phat mode) and how to do it?

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  12. Replacing 10nf cap that goes to 33k res?

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