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Ang3lus

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led clipping ?
« on: January 08, 2011, 04:33:40 AM »
do you just replace the diodes (any, GE or SI) with 3mm leds and that is called led clipping ?

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Re: led clipping ?
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2011, 10:54:19 AM »
5mm works too. it may not sound great in every application, however.

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Re: led clipping ?
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2011, 11:11:40 AM »
I find LED's to be a little louder, more dynamic, and abruptly harsh in the treble register in some circuits.  If the circuit is kinda spongy, dark, and/or muddy with ge's then they might be an improvement.

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Re: led clipping ?
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2011, 10:34:11 AM »
I'm doing a muff based on green russian with led clipping....hoping to get kinda EQD hoof out of it:) what size LED would you recomend?  thanks:)

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Re: led clipping ?
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2011, 02:14:30 PM »
shouldn't matter, the Vd (voltage at which it clips) is the same. 3mm are easier to fit in a box.