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Moodring 2017 demo
« on: November 14, 2017, 11:34:53 AM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhXyDXNpvH4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhXyDXNpvH4</a>
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Re: Moodring 2017 demo
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2017, 12:58:03 PM »
Nice


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Re: Moodring 2017 demo
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2017, 02:13:45 PM »
Sounds great! What's different in the 2017 version vs. 2015 version? I've got the 2015 pcb on my workbench and was just about to start populating the board. When I have time anyway lol.

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Re: Moodring 2017 demo
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2017, 02:20:17 PM »
Sounds great! What's different in the 2017 version vs. 2015 version? I've got the 2015 pcb on my workbench and was just about to start populating the board. When I have time anyway lol.

http://www.madbeanpedals.com/forum/index.php?topic=26750.msg259040#msg259040
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Re: Moodring 2017 demo
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2017, 05:00:41 PM »
very nice! some cool modulation going on

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Re: Moodring 2017 demo
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2017, 06:33:08 PM »
Sounds great! What's different in the 2017 version vs. 2015 version? I've got the 2015 pcb on my workbench and was just about to start populating the board. When I have time anyway lol.

Just to elaborate some more (because I would not dissuade you from building the 2015 version). You can incorporate most of the changes very easily. From the 2015 schematic:
Space pot is now 25kB
D2 is yellow diffused instead of green (subtle but slightly improved difference)
R23, R24 are now 1k
R37 is 1k5
R5 is now a 50k trimpot. R3 was changed to 1M in conjunction with this.
The I/O stuff is now centrally located at the bottom of the PCB for convenience but that's not important.

The bigger change is the Dwell control which now has a JFET buffer in the path (something I've been experimenting a lot with in delays). Use the schematic below as a guide. You'll make the pot 100kB, R31 4k7 and then replace C27 with the buffer circuitry. Overall it gives the dwell a bit more character, is a bit louder but remains controlled without the self-oscillation running away on you (you can hear this at the end of the demo).


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Re: Moodring 2017 demo
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2017, 06:38:14 PM »
This has all the qualities of a perfect video.
  • Good sound quality
  • No cheezy stand up comedy routine and clever banter
  • Guitar is in tune
  • Knob twiddling tells the whole story
  • Right to the point
Put me down for one of these.  I really don't need another reverb but this thing sounds SO good and the last person I showed the original 'Ring to made off with it.

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Re: Moodring 2017 demo
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2017, 06:49:49 PM »
I really appreciate that compliment Gordo. I still feel like my demos could be a lot better. The problem is I don't plan ahead what to play. I played the perfect demo this morning before the camera was rolling  :(. I kinda wish I had used a different guitar. That was my SG with P90s which is really aggressive sounding so I had to compress the audio a bit to compensate.

If I just had a bit more space in my office I could have a "demo station" set up all the time with good lighting and the perfect mic setup. But, it just isn't feasible for the time being. I've got shit EVERYWHERE in here now...it's pretty ridiculous. Hundreds of built PCBs tucked away in places I don't even know what all I have.
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Re: Moodring 2017 demo
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2017, 10:57:22 PM »
If thatís messy then I donít even want to know what I am.

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Re: Moodring 2017 demo
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2017, 08:46:50 AM »

Just to elaborate some more (because I would not dissuade you from building the 2015 version). You can incorporate most of the changes very easily. From the 2015 schematic:
Space pot is now 25kB
D2 is yellow diffused instead of green (subtle but slightly improved difference)
R23, R24 are now 1k
R37 is 1k5
R5 is now a 50k trimpot. R3 was changed to 1M in conjunction with this.
The I/O stuff is now centrally located at the bottom of the PCB for convenience but that's not important.

The bigger change is the Dwell control which now has a JFET buffer in the path (something I've been experimenting a lot with in delays). Use the schematic below as a guide. You'll make the pot 100kB, R31 4k7 and then replace C27 with the buffer circuitry. Overall it gives the dwell a bit more character, is a bit louder but remains controlled without the self-oscillation running away on you (you can hear this at the end of the demo).


Yeah I might try it. Thanks!

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Re: Moodring 2017 demo
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2017, 09:36:15 AM »
I had no idea that circuit had so much range. That is seriously an incredible reverb. Fantastic demo. I really like the look of that stomp too.

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Re: Moodring 2017 demo
« Reply #11 on: November 15, 2017, 05:12:18 PM »
Sounds fantastic!