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timbo_93631

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1N270 substitute?
« on: March 16, 2012, 03:21:23 PM »
Hey guys,
     I ordered parts from Mammoth and forgot to get a 1N270 for my Pastyface.  Are there any common subs I can use there?  I have a 1n295, a heap of 1n914's, some 1n4148's, and a bunch of 1n51xx stuff.  When I breadboarded it I put a 1n4148 in it's place and everything worked fine, just wondering if there is a benefit of using the 1n270.
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Re: 1N270 substitute?
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2012, 03:30:05 PM »
any small signal diode will sub. there is no real benefit to using the 1n270, although it may sound slightly different than other choices. I haven't built it circuit myself so it's hard to tell how sensitive that part is the overall sound.