Adding a gain stage

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Re: Adding a gain stage

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jeremyb wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 1:05 pm ... Try a joyo sweet baby, makes every amp sound betterer!
Even an AC-10?
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Re: Adding a gain stage

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robthemac wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 3:02 pm
jeremyb wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 1:05 pm ... Try a joyo sweet baby, makes every amp sound betterer!
Even an AC-10?
Yes, but the Jan Ray works better I've found...
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Re: Adding a gain stage

Post by sizzlingbadger »

Have you tried swapping out the pre-amp tubes one at a time with new one ?, you may have bad/low gain tube in there.

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Re: Adding a gain stage

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Agree with the pedal comments.
It doesnt look to be built in a way that would allow high gain imo, the component layout and wiring would have to be substantially revised to avoid whistling/oscillations.

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Re: Adding a gain stage

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Er... for some of us on here, that is low gain... :lol:

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The sound clip must include something extra......id describe my amp as rounder almost plexi-ish where the speakers develop almost a papery shrill to them ---very mid focused....hard to describe really but its awesome

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Re: Adding a gain stage

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robthemac wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 3:02 pm
jeremyb wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 1:05 pm ... Try a joyo sweet baby, makes every amp sound betterer!
Even an AC-10?
Does wonders for an Iridium.
So, is that low alcohol or no alcohol at all? mmmm, no alcohol, do you want to try it? Noooooooooo.

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Re: Adding a gain stage

Post by NippleWrestler »

You could easily build a LPB1 circuit into the front end. That's a totally colourless gain stage. If you'd like a very simple pcb for one that fits on the back of a pot lemme know. I think it's 7 components on there with 4 hookups (in, out, power, ground), takes about 5 minutes to build.

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