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matmosphere

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Clipping Diode sub question
« on: January 11, 2022, 04:24:11 AM »
I'm building M-Kresol's Palisades board from a couple years back and I just found out I'm missing the 1n916 diodes. I have plenty of 1n914/4148's laying around. looks like it has 914's symmetrically clipping and the 916's set up asymmetrically. I don't have much experience with the palisades but am thinking about giving this one to a guy who used to have one and misses it. Will there be enough difference that I should just wait and order the 916's or should I just throw some 914's in there and not worry about it?


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Re: Clipping Diode sub question
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2022, 06:50:50 AM »
unless it is the 916B you should be fine to sub it
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Re: Clipping Diode sub question
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2022, 09:05:35 AM »
That will work, you can sub what ever you want I. The clipping diode section in that pedal.


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Re: Clipping Diode sub question
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2022, 09:42:40 AM »
I have only used 916's once, in a bass overdrive, and I didn't love them tone wise, but they were noticeably different than the 914's I had in there as well. I was just wondering if anyone has any opinion on how different it would sound.

Might be a job for sockets.


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Clipping Diode sub question
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2022, 01:25:57 PM »
I have only used 916's once, in a bass overdrive, and I didn't love them tone wise, but they were noticeably different than the 914's I had in there as well. I was just wondering if anyone has any opinion on how different it would sound.

Might be a job for sockets.
Sound good in my palisades clone. If Iím remembering right, itís a little more compressed than 914s. Definitely socket them and see what you like.


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