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darthoverdrive
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Re: My rig

Postby darthoverdrive » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:00 pm

Yes the flat side of the LED is also the negative side (cathode) which has the shorter lead. On the picture it is the side marked with the black line.

I get the impression that the previous owner made some modifications to the unit. Shame they left it like that. Still it looks like a fun project for you.
Does anything else look out of place or missing?

Fireful0
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Re: My rig

Postby Fireful0 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:05 pm

darthoverdrive wrote:Yes the flat side of the LED is also the negative side (cathode) which has the shorter lead. On the picture it is the side marked with the black line.

I get the impression that the previous owner made some modifications to the unit. Shame they left it like that. Still it looks like a fun project for you.
Does anything else look out of place or missing?

Thanks for the info!
The dude put in 2 IC sockets that output to left and right side of the headphones. I removed one of them, as the X100 shell could't close very well around it. Decided to leave the other, as I didn't want to mess up the circuit board.
Everything else looks ok, though.
Still makes me mad that he removed those LEDs though. It doesn't even sound good now. The compressor is absolute garbage now.

Got some LEDs ordered, which should be here by Saturday.
This small project is costing me more than I originally thought it would. :lol:
Oh well, at least I am learning a ton. :)

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Re: My rig

Postby Fireful0 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:17 pm

Thanks for all of your help everybody!!!
Replacing the LEDs completely fixed my problem! Now this thing sounds like pure gold!
(And looks like it too, I gotta add) :D
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Re: My rig

Postby rbc » Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:45 pm

That's great. I'm glad to hear you have it up and running now!
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darthoverdrive
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Re: My rig

Postby darthoverdrive » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:00 am

Congratulations! Nothing like the feeling you get when playing with a piece of gear that you repaired yourself.

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Re: My rig

Postby Fireful0 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:05 am

Thanks guys!
I had a ton of fun!
Now to make some fun recordings with it. :)

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Re: My rig

Postby Fireful0 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:31 am

Alright, my guitar sound has grown majorly over the past year or so.
Currently have $1,500 into it, but I freaking love the sound! (Probably done buying things for awhile :lol: )

So, here is the rundown:
Roland JC-55 Amp
Peavey Rockmaster Tube Guitar Preamp
Rockman Sustainor 200 - Crunch Channel
ART Parametric Tube EQ - Distortion and Crunch Effects Loop
TC Electronics Mini Corona Chorus - Clean Channel
Rockman Acoustic Guitar Pedal (Rare grey pedal) - Clean Channel
Planet Waves Tuner - Clean Channel
Peavey Rockmaster Footswitch
Rocktron Reaction Flanger - Common Effects Loop
TC Electronics Corona Chorus Full Size - Common Effects Loop
Dunlop Echoplex - Common Effects Loop
"Rockman" Wah Wah. (Technically more Dunlop than Rockman, but hey. It says Rockman, so.......) :lol:
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