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That's it! Thanks!

Time for coffee!
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For your octave led, instead of wiring the 2nd switch to connect it to ground, wire it to connect it to the negative leg of D1 in your diagram.  That way it will only get connected to ground if D1 is also connected to ground.  And that will only happen when your circuit is on. 

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This is one of those probably simple things that I just cannot get my head around (maybe lack of coffee).

I'm building a circuit that has a standard wired stomp 3PDT for Bypass. The wiring I use is this:



I also need to include another 3PDT switch that simply makes a connection in the circuit, on or off (it's Octave On/Off), so just two wires for this. This should have its own LED to indicate on or off. (I know I could use a DPDT but I don't have one).

I know how to wire them so the LEDs have their own make/break loops but I want the Octave LED to switch off when the Bypass stomp is off.
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Open Discussion / Re: Reliable Source for LM308s?
« Last post by Adam_MD on June 14, 2018, 01:53:56 AM »
Banzai in Germany sell LM308s. How would one know upfront if these are genuine?

http://www.banzaimusic.com/LM308N.html

They’ll be real if they actually have them.  The problem with Banzai is they are either fantastic or fantastically useless.  Basically if you submit an order and they have everything you’ll get it in about a week from Germany to the uk.  If, however, one of the items is actually out of stock (though was probably showing as in stock when you ordered) they’ll hold the entire shipment and not contact you until you harass them by email 3 or 4 times then they’ll ship the parts they do have and either offer a refund on the outstanding one or ask if you want to wait and ship it separately. 

That’s been my experience. 
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Open Discussion / Re: Reliable Source for LM308s?
« Last post by Philtre on June 13, 2018, 11:42:38 PM »
Banzai in Germany sell LM308s. How would one know upfront if these are genuine?

http://www.banzaimusic.com/LM308N.html
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Open Discussion / Re: Reliable Source for LM308s?
« Last post by chromesphere on June 13, 2018, 11:39:04 PM »
Mainly ICs and Transistors.  Things that have a bit of worth. J201's, BBDS, etc.  Germanium transistors are usually ok.
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General Questions / Re: Aion Stratus no OD
« Last post by Ralfg on June 13, 2018, 10:46:42 PM »
Thanks going to order the right capacitor and a new ton pot because I accidentally cracked the one i have now. One last question tho. When I use the clip switch the center position is loudest with a volume drop on the other two. is that normal? or is there something else I should look for.

That is normal.  When you are in the center position (off) you are omitting the clipping diodes which clip the signal and make it sound distorted and not as loud.  The different types of clipping diodes will have a different effect on the how the sound is clipped, which will give it a different character.  When you don't use clipping diodes you will probably get op amp clipping at high gain.  Different op amps clip at different levels and sound different when clipped, and some sound (IMHO) horrible while others sound awesome.     
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Open Discussion / Re: Reliable Source for LM308s?
« Last post by Philtre on June 13, 2018, 10:36:35 PM »
If its a small amount the eBay seller probably just refunded to avoid any headaches.  eBay favors the seller in most cases and if you disputed that the chips were fake through the dispute resolution process chances are eBay would favor you over the seller.

For those reading this thread and are new to the hobby and electronics I should just reiterate here, ebay is not recommended for electronic parts.

True, but I have bought AC128s from eBay and they've been fine. Resistors and caps can be OK.

Buying this "LM308" was an experiment. It was a case of "I gots to know". No loss financially, but experience gained.
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General Questions / Re: Aion Stratus no OD
« Last post by pgflores on June 13, 2018, 09:40:11 PM »
Thanks going to order the right capacitor and a new ton pot because I accidentally cracked the one i have now. One last question tho. When I use the clip switch the center position is loudest with a volume drop on the other two. is that normal? or is there something else I should look for.
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General Questions / Re: Aion Stratus no OD
« Last post by Ralfg on June 13, 2018, 09:20:39 PM »
My guess is that you were cutting out so many highs that there was nothing left  :)

Glad you got it working!
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