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Gudday all, here's Reactor, which is Baja's JVM with marshall tonestacks added to the crunch and OD1/2 channels.

As the eq sections have an unfettered LPB1 after the controls to make up for any loss, I really need to run both on, or both off as the volume discrepancy is crazy.  Sounds great, *so* much wiring.  Think I might build something a little simpler one of these days.

Not sold on 4 footswitches in a DD, but putting the Mode on a toggle wouldn't have done this justice.  Need to replace the OD1/2 with a 4pdt so I can get the OD LED between the OD1/2 gain controls working when the pedal is switched to Crunch (currently it turns off when Crunch is engaged, but I want it on so it indicates which OD channel is engaged before I switch to OD from Crunch).

Really liking this with Lart's simple cabsim.  Knobs are on order!
« Last Edit: December 23, 2018, 12:45:37 AM by Willybomb »

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Re: Reactor - Baja's JVM with added eq
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2018, 07:55:59 PM »
Well. That's a project and a half! 8)
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Re: Reactor - Baja's JVM with added eq
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2018, 08:58:07 PM »
Awesome, what a fab job!  8)
Graphics are very cool too! What knobs are you gonna put with that?
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Re: Reactor - Baja's JVM with added eq
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2018, 10:25:27 PM »
The knob choice is tough.  On one hand I want to keep the ergonomics of it all with the LED colours - blue for crunch, green for OD1, red for OD2, but I would also like to keep with the post nuke aesthetic of the graphic...  At this stage, 20mm aluminum for the drive and master controls, something smaller for the eq, probably plastic, maybe colour coded, maybe just black.

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Re: Reactor - Baja's JVM with added eq
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2018, 12:39:29 AM »
needs more wires imo

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Re: Reactor - Baja's JVM with added eq
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2018, 02:24:55 AM »
That looks awesome mate.  I vote for black aluminium knobs.   :D

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Re: Reactor - Baja's JVM with added eq - now with knobs...
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2018, 04:01:37 AM »
The knobs have arrived:

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Re: Reactor - Baja's JVM with added eq - now with knobs...
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2018, 04:37:23 AM »
Looks fantastic with those knobs. I'm interested in that cabsim,  gonna do some digging on that one 😊

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Re: Reactor - Baja's JVM with added eq - now with knobs...
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2018, 12:44:55 AM »
Now with video:


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This sounds so sweet, it's nasty! Phenomenal job!!!
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.... da bomb, Willy!  8)
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Thanks, go to 2.01 for the only decent lick in the whole thing.