#1
Hey everybody,

I'm working on a clone of a Zvex super hard on. I've done lots of modding to my pedals but this is my first build from scratch. Everything seems fine, but when I plugged the pedal in all I got was a rhythmic popping noise. Any clue as to the source of the noise?

Thanks

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#2
Can you link to a schematic and take some pictures?

My first guess would be to check all your capacitor's connections. These would charge and discharge normally. If something is connected wrong, they could be discharging in the wrong part of the circuit.
#4
if using a true-bypass (or any bypass really), does it bypass when turned off?

if so, we know atleast its nothing to do with your input and output.
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#5
Yeah the bypass works fine.

Here's the pictures:




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#6
I acknowledge the incredibly sloppy wiring job haha. Perfboard sucks.

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#7
is it just me or is that cap absolutely massive? what is it's value?
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#8
Well I fixed it. One of the diodes was shorting.

EDIT: That was a 0.1 uF orange drop. Sadly it doesn't work... I ended up replacing it with another 0.1 uF electrolytic.

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Last edited by stradivari310 at Jul 29, 2010,