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L pad / SW pad?
« on: May 14, 2015, 09:58:34 AM »
Ok, I've decided I would rather know the answer then be embarrassed about asking it. You would figure with all the literature I've read this would have popped up somewhere. What is the L pad for on a pcb....
Ex: http://www.madbeanpedals.com/projects/Laserwolf/Laserwolf_2015.pdf

what is the SW pad for?
Ex: http://www.madbeanpedals.com/projects/Sparklehorn/Sparklehorn2014.pdf

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Re: L pad / SW pad?
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2015, 10:08:24 AM »
Same thing. SW seems to confuse some people so I started labeling it L instead.

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Re: L pad / SW pad?
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2015, 10:09:26 AM »
Thanks Brian. What is the L pad for?

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Re: L pad / SW pad?
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2015, 10:40:59 AM »
Led?


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Re: L pad / SW pad?
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2015, 10:53:55 AM »
It usually stands for the LED, more precise the positive leg of the bypass indicator LED. No need for a CLR, that's already on the board. The negative leg then connects as usual to the bypass switch as per the standard wiring diagramm.
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Re: L pad / SW pad?
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2015, 01:26:39 PM »
Thank you very much.  I thought I was missing out on something, but I always use a daughter board with its own bypass LED indicator. Thanks again guys.

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Re: L pad / SW pad?
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2015, 09:28:45 PM »
You mean it's NOT a L-pad attenuator?

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