The musical instrument term “tremolo” means to rapidly vary the volume of the instrument up and down. On a guitar amplifier you can get this effect simply by rapidly turning the volume control up and down. Tremolo is sometimes confused with the term “vibrato” which means to rapidly vary the frequency up and down. For […]
The Digital Echo and Ping Pong effect pedal from Build Your Own Clone (BYOC, www.buildyourownclone.com) uses the new generation of analog-voiced digital-delay chips to achieve the controllable delays of the digital world with the warmer analog delay sound favored by most guitar players. Before we listen to a video that demonstrates the capabilities of this […]
We have to admit that we love timelapse videos. Here’s a nice one on the building of the EA Tremolo pedal kit from General Guitar Gadgets.
Video demonstration catalog of amplifier and pedal kits available from ModKitsDIY.com.
Video demonstration of a Marshall BluesBreaker (MBB) pedal kit from General Guitar Gadgets.
The Beavis Board from Beavis Audio Research is one of those gadgets that’s hard to fully describe. It’s part guitar pedal kit, part effects design lab and part electronics learning course. With the Beavis Board you build classic pedal circuits and then have an easy way to tinker with the circuit and create your own […]
Founded in 1973, MXR Innovations entered the effects market as a pioneer with the development of tough and rugged stomp boxes, simple utilitarian designs, and small sizes. The first MXR effects pedal was the M-101 MXR Phase 90, widely used on the first two Van Halen albums. A milder version of the effect was also […]
This is Guitar Kit Builder page to capture information about the Boss DS-1 Distortion Peal. The DS-1 provides a harder distortion effect for guitar and keyboard sounds. Instead of toneless, fuzzy distortion, the DS-1 faithfully reproduces all the subtle nuances of your playing dynamics, from whisper-quiet to screaming loud. The onboard TONE control allows you […]