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VFE Update
« on: March 17, 2017, 04:18:19 PM »
Just to let you guys know things are moving along. I expect to have the first two or three projects released within weeks (I'll announce which ones soon). Here is a list of the all the projects you will have to choose from. Of these, only the Bumblebee is a limited supply. Everything else will be in stock for quite a long time.

Alpha Dog
Blueprint
Blues King
Bumblebee
Choral Reef
Darkhorse
Distortion 3
Enterprise
Fiery Red Horse
Focus
Merman
Mobius Strip
Old School
Pale Horse
Scream
Springboard
Triplet
Triumvirate
White Horse
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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2017, 05:14:07 PM »
Excellent good stuff I can't wait for these.

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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2017, 05:20:28 PM »
Awesome Brian!  I'm going to build them all, but am excited for the Merman, Choral Reef and Mobius Strip.

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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2017, 02:16:36 AM »
I had a choral reed a while ago that was absolutely fantastic. The Pale Horse I built on vero is awesome. And I just cannot wait to build a bumblebee!! Ive wanted one for so long!

Thanks Brian, thanks a lot!

(And thanks for tha Aquaboy pcbs, they're just so perfect)

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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2017, 08:59:42 AM »
Ummm, this is shaping up to be a very expensive summer  :D

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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2017, 09:31:57 AM »
Organized and inventoried!
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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2017, 10:48:38 AM »
Sweet! What the heck is a D taper pot?

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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2017, 11:34:44 AM »
Sweet! What the heck is a D taper pot?

A more dramatic A taper pot I believe

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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2017, 12:08:45 PM »
It's like a C taper but one more.


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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2017, 02:18:44 PM »
This is going to be fun. At least 4-5 of these I'm really excited to build.
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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2017, 06:38:31 PM »
I have no idea what any of these are...I'M SO EXCITED !!!!!


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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2017, 12:07:32 AM »
I have no idea what any of these are...I'M SO EXCITED !!!!!

Me neither!  :D

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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #12 on: March 21, 2017, 01:53:35 PM »
Had some time at work to check these out on VFE discontinued pedals site. Looks like there's some fun to be had!
vfepedals.com/discontinued.html

Alpha Dog - Vintage Distortion
Blueprint ANALOG-VOICED DELAY w/ modulation
Blues King - Low gain OD
Bumblebee SWELL + COMPRESSOR
Choral Reef MN3008-based chorus
Darkhorse - Hard Distortion w/baxandall
Distortion 3 - Distortion/OD hard and soft clipping
Enterprise - Phaser with var stages, other features
Fiery Red Horse - Fuzz
Focus - Clean mid boost
Merman - klon derivative
Mobius Strip - dual delay
Old School - Trem w/starve function
Pale Horse - Dynamic OD
Scream - TS with user built variations
Springboard - Echo-verb
Triplet - Copm/oct up/distortion
Triumvirate - Multiband distortion
White Horse - Opto compressor
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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #13 on: March 23, 2017, 02:05:43 PM »
So am I correct in thinking the Bumblebee is basically a Slow Gear chugged into an optical compressor? Or would it be an opto-comp shoved into a slow gear.

What an odd combination of circuits to mix. Sounds interesting though.

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Re: VFE Update
« Reply #14 on: March 23, 2017, 03:06:59 PM »
So am I correct in thinking the Bumblebee is basically a Slow Gear chugged into an optical compressor? Or would it be an opto-comp shoved into a slow gear.

What an odd combination of circuits to mix. Sounds interesting though.

I actually do not yet have the schematic for the VFE Bumblebee so I can't say for sure. But it appears to be compression with the option of blending in volume swells in parallel. If you click on the circuit block diagram on the VFE site it gives you a more detailed explanation.
http://vfepedals.com/bumblebee.html
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