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My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« on: September 24, 2011, 05:06:19 AM »
My apologies if it's uncool to post builds from other companies?

Anyway, I found this guy from France who's business is called 'My Audio Lab'. Ordered a couple of his guitar effects PCBs. Built this one today. It's a SHO style boost (hence the name). Sounds good!

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Re: My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2011, 05:15:41 AM »
You are welcome to post any DIY related builds, of course! This one looks great...that knob...mother of god!

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Re: My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2011, 05:20:36 AM »
You are welcome to post any DIY related builds, of course! This one looks great...that knob...mother of god!



Well... I think the knob suits the name also ;)

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Re: My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2011, 06:28:54 AM »
Awesome theme. It's all about the knob too  ;D
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Re: My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2011, 09:35:20 AM »
Cool build.

It's interesting how all of the parts are mounted right onto a PCB that mounts to the switch. That's a clever design. I'll have to try that sometime...

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Re: My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2011, 12:45:36 PM »
I agree; thats a pretty cool idea having the board mounted on the footswitch.

Makes parts placement etc less flexible though I guess.

Nice knob too (reminds me of a moog)!

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Re: My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2011, 04:59:08 PM »
nice job, cool pcb too :)

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Re: My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2011, 05:30:09 PM »
Mounting the footswitch to the PCB is good because a) it reduces a lot of the wiring involved with a true bypass switch, and b) saves you having to work out a way to seat the PCB in the case without it shorting on anything.

Thanks for the kind words guys.

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Re: My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2011, 07:39:30 PM »
Mounting the footswitch to the PCB is good because a) it reduces a lot of the wiring involved with a true bypass switch, and b) saves you having to work out a way to seat the PCB in the case without it shorting on anything.

Thanks for the kind words guys.

I agree. The only reason I can think of that it isn't done more often, like board-mounted pots, is that maybe the physical force of the footswitch might be jarring to the solder joints.

BTW, I can't wait for those relay switching boards Aziltz is working up.
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Re: My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2011, 09:44:35 PM »
Absolutely, and occasionally those 3 pole switches do die and to replace one mounted to the board you have to desolder it from the board which is a bit of a pain. I'll try my luck!

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Re: My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2011, 07:30:28 PM »
The whole theme really makes me laugh. I must admit its very clean with the footswitch attached like that. Great job!!
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Re: My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2011, 03:20:03 AM »
The whole theme really makes me laugh. I must admit its very clean with the footswitch attached like that. Great job!!

Thanks :)

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Re: My Audio Lab - Moon Boost
« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2011, 07:37:19 AM »
Cool build.

It's interesting how all of the parts are mounted right onto a PCB that mounts to the switch. That's a clever design. I'll have to try that sometime...

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