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thegreatwent

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Too much bass in the Deadringer 2 boost section
« on: August 30, 2014, 01:50:26 PM »
Anyone else experience this?

The boost is super thick, which is kinda fun, but it's a little much for my tastes.

What components can I swap out and with what values to reign in the low end.

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Re: Too much bass in the Deadringer 2 boost section
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2014, 10:13:16 PM »
Post a link to the schematic you might get more replies.
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Re: Too much bass in the Deadringer 2 boost section
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2014, 08:55:48 AM »
I'd lower that 47uF cap in C18.  Try a 22uF or 10uF.  I've seen those values used in JFET boosts successfully.  Don't be afraid to take it even lower if you need to.
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Re: Too much bass in the Deadringer 2 boost section
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2014, 09:15:50 AM »
Thanks! Will try this.

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Re: Too much bass in the Deadringer 2 boost section
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2014, 09:22:03 AM »
I would go further: reduce C18 to 1uF or 2u2. Alternatively, reducing C19 to 10n will also reduce a little bass.
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Re: Too much bass in the Deadringer 2 boost section
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2014, 03:26:03 PM »
I socketed C18 and put in a 1uF cap. and it sounds much, much better.
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Re: Too much bass in the Deadringer 2 boost section
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2014, 06:49:28 PM »
Cool!  Glad that worked out.