Alright, well our school is requiring do a senior project consisting of a product, presentation, and blah, blah, blah. Anyway for my whole thing I'm looking at building a phaser. The main idea is that it'll have multiple pathways for the whole phase part of the circuit to be controlled by. One controlled by an LFO (or maybe a couple of different types of LFOs) and one controlled by a photo resistor. If all of that comes out easy enough, I may even try doing a sequencer based one (similar to some of those ZVEX effects, just for the hell of it.

Okay, so to put it simply I want a standard phaser with a switch to select either LFO or Photo resistor circuit.

Now here comes the main problem.

I have absolutely no experience with pedal building or any permanent circuits, for that matter. I can catch on to things rather quickly and I have built quite a few basic temporary circuits before.

What I'm wondering is where exactly do I start with all of this?

I’m thinking of buying a BYOC and going from there. Probably modifying that circuit to include a photo resistor type thing, or starting over completely with a different design entirely.

I'm sorry for the wall of text, I just wanted to say what I am planning on doing and I'll update this as I make progress.
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I'm an electronics technician and I think your idea to get a kit and go from there is a good idea. Regardless, you're still going to have to dig into the schematic and figure out where to modify it with your circuit. Good luck!
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