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Every Girls favorite.... the "Tri-Vibe"
« on: May 22, 2012, 06:21:08 AM »
Ok, I admit it. I'm a sucker for Tremolo, Vibe and Rotary effects.

This is the ROG "Tri-Vibe" built using a board etched and populated by Stephen on the BYOC forum.
Felt funny using a board populated by another builder but the price was right and I wanted to try it.

Sooooooo, here it is. Art Deco inspired design, acid etched top design, vintage knobs and a pulsating led.

How's it sound? Sometimes I love it, sometimes I don't. It can be noisy with some pedals. Like many of these effects it has a volume drop ( much better after I replaced a chip that was not the recommended one).
I use a transparent buffer as a boost. All in all, some very cool sounds when you get it dialed in.

Looking forward to building the "QuadroVibe" when the boards are available from MB.



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Re: Every Girls favorite.... the "Tri-Vibe"
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2012, 06:32:42 AM »
The etch is perfect and these knobs are AWESOME  :o   Where did you found'em?

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« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2012, 06:52:16 AM »
The etch is perfect and these knobs are AWESOME  :o   Where did you found'em?

Thanks! I get the vintage stuff off e-bay.

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Re: Every Girls favorite.... the "Tri-Vibe"
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2012, 06:53:38 AM »
That's fantastic, right down to the green LED. :)

I wonder if anything else can be done with the volume drop? This is currently #3 on my build list, I'd like to hear any little fixes you made.
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Re: Every Girls favorite.... the "Tri-Vibe"
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2012, 06:54:21 AM »
Your work makes my own pedals hide in a dark corner.  It's intimidating!

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Re: Every Girls favorite.... the "Tri-Vibe"
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2012, 07:26:32 AM »
I wonder if anything else can be done with the volume drop? This is currently #3 on my build list, I'd like to hear any little fixes you made.
Increase the resistor on the output opamp should take care of it.
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Re: Every Girls favorite.... the "Tri-Vibe"
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2012, 07:49:56 AM »
I love your pedals. They all look like pieces of art. Nice work.

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Re: Every Girls favorite.... the "Tri-Vibe"
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2012, 08:10:31 AM »
Beautiful etch!

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« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2012, 09:13:44 AM »
Unreal dude. Looks supremely fantastic.

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Re: Every Girls favorite.... the "Tri-Vibe"
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2012, 09:38:25 AM »
Hell, I'd put that on my pedal board just to class up my rig some.

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Re: Every Girls favorite.... the "Tri-Vibe"
« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2012, 12:17:29 PM »
Your work makes my own pedals hide in a dark corner.  It's intimidating!

My homebuilt pedals are on strike and refuse to function until I make them look as good as this......... Which is never gonna happen! (There is no crying smiley, otherwise I would have used it)

This looks so good man, kudos!!!!! Beautifull!!!!

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« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2012, 12:19:31 PM »
There is no crying smiley, otherwise I would have used it
Why you ignore the crying smiley  :'(
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Re: Every Girls favorite.... the "Tri-Vibe"
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2012, 03:10:51 PM »
You know, with an enclosure that well done, I am certain it doesn't matter which circuit you put it there, it will sound awesome.  Way to go.
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« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2012, 03:34:00 PM »
I'm impressed. Again. You could put your box designs in a stand together with jewelry and rolex'. Very very pro!

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Re: Every Girls favorite.... the "Tri-Vibe"
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2012, 08:17:00 PM »
Wow.  That looks like a magic jewellery box.  Fantastic.