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VFE Projects / Re: Choral Reef (3008 Chorus)
« Last post by Aristatertotle on Today at 12:19:44 PM »
Listened to a demo on YouTube of the coral reef. It's really cool sounding.
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No it's a mistake I made on building the PCB which I forgot to point out and correct in the build doc later on. The diodes should be oriented according to their bands on the silk screen. My mistake was putting in D3 in reverse on the build demonstration. I will make a note of that in the doc and update it. Thanks for the heads-up.
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VFE Projects / Re: Choral Reef (3008 Chorus)
« Last post by Scruffie on Today at 11:14:47 AM »
might be wrong here but the reissue big box stereo EHX PolyChorus has a MN3008  in it
Right you are.
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VFE Projects / Re: First to post!
« Last post by LaceSensor on Today at 11:09:51 AM »
bargain. sounds awesome

Ive been interested in VFE for a while, but never purchased.
What he is doing with interships and job skills development with students is pretty amazing.
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VFE Projects / Re: Choral Reef (3008 Chorus)
« Last post by LaceSensor on Today at 11:09:03 AM »
might be wrong here but the reissue big box stereo EHX PolyChorus has a MN3008  in it

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Open Discussion / NMD? (I need a new Multimeter)
« Last post by blearyeyes on Today at 11:02:08 AM »
Blast! I just bought that same Mastech one a couple months back. I'll just use it till it goes bad and get another one. Its working fine now, thpugh its a little slow on measurements.

Yours might be fine. I think its the switch that went / is going bad on mine and Tim's. Hopefully they upgraded / replaced the switch on it.


I got this for 12 US and it seems to work really well for testing components.  It goes lower than my VC97 for measuring CAPs  plus the lever socket thingy makes life easy.  That is the real technical term for those blue lever socket thingies.  It's not a DMM but it is a good supplemental  device.
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Just at a glance, the band on the board matches what's on the schematic, so I'm not sure what may be going on with your case.
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Hi everyone,

As a beginner I tried building the Moar pedal that is used in the tutorial on building 1590G enclosure pedals.  I posted a while back after being stumped when I could not get a signal.  Thanks to everyone who encouraged me to build a testing rig.  I did and I think I discovered my problem, but I am still partially unsure about it so I thought I would seek advice on the issue again. 

The MOAR PCB at the D3 diode indicates a certain polarity with the white strip correct?  From what I understand is that that white strip should indicate the cathode being soldered in that direction.  I did this and then went back and tried some other things and then went back and finally realized in the tutorial the pictures show that specific Diode to be turned around in the other direction. 

I was kind of excited to find this because this would be an easy fix.  I have not soldered it in yet, but with my testing rig the pedal does now in fact work! 

My question of course is ....is this a mistake on the PCB?  I'm still learning to read schematics.  From what I can tell I think it is either a mistake or I am completely wrong about the issue and don't understand what the white line represents.  Haha.  So thank you  to all who read this and take the time to answer this question. 

(Use these links to find the D3)
Moar PDF (PCB and schematic): http://madbeanpedals.com/projects/1590G/Moar.pdf

Moar 1590G build Tutorial (pictures of assembled PCB): http://madbeanpedals.com/tutorials/downloads/1590G_BuildGuide.pdf

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VFE Projects / Re: First to post!
« Last post by madbean on Today at 10:23:33 AM »
My guess is that they will be between $10-14 each (audio board, switching board, custom pots and micro-controller included). Same price for all projects. I'll know for sure in a few days.
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VFE Projects / Re: Choral Reef (3008 Chorus)
« Last post by Scruffie on Today at 10:06:49 AM »
The vintage MXR Stereo Chorus is the only one I can think of off the top of my head.
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