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, July 23, 2019

Hermida/Lovepedal Mosferatu (3-knob)

Came across the schematic (here on FSB) for this and thought I'd lay it out. Essentially a Son of Screamer but with MOSFETs and germanium diodes for clippers, a modified gain control and a few value tweaks. FYI, the transfer pdf is in the Lovepedal folder, and use the AMZ Son of Screamer drill template.


6 comments:

  1. Its better demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrOxVW890Fw

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  2. Nice layout... i'm waiting for klone 1590BB onboard pots..

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  3. I've built this. It's a great sounding OD. I used a A500K for gain and it works nicely -- doesn't feel like it needs to be linear taper.

    However on this layout the Gain is working backwards! If you're building it you need to alter your layout.

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    1. is enough inverting lugs 1 and 3 wiring?

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  4. Verified. sounds great. It is true what CRXST suggests for the gain potentiometer. logarithmic feels better.

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