The FuzzBox Thread

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Re: The FuzzBox Thread

Post by crochambeau » Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:45 am

Soloman Tump wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:23 am
My electronic diagnostic skills are somewhat still lacking but I assume its a stray wire touching the case on the inside? I might take it apart and have a look?
Could be a lot of things.

I wholly support the notion of taking it apart and setting eyes on it.

Could be a PNP based circuit built in the way of placing Vcc on the shell instead of common.

Could be a lot of things.
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Re: The FuzzBox Thread

Post by Soloman Tump » Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:38 pm

So I took the back off and had a play around. Tightened up the in/out ports which were working loose.

On the pcb there was a 3 pronged "thing" that was very loose in a row of 5 terminals. I wiggled it about and made it s tighter fit. Hey presto, awful humming noise gone and it's back to being a fugly fuzz pedal as intended. Not sure what it was or why it worked but it has. Job done.
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