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Hey guys. Does anyone know of any materials that explains electronics to someone, like me, with very little experience wiring, or reading schematics? The only electronics stuff I did was in physics class years ago.

I'm wanting to eventually build effects pedals, or other miscellaneous pedals like mutes, line switchers, etc., and one day build an amp. Any advice? Cathbard?

Thanks GG&A.
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http://www.generalguitargadgets.com/

I've built two of his kits and used his designs to build two others from parts... It doesn't help you with the theory behind it, but you learn the practice aspect. You don't really need the theory aspect to build, that's more for designing unique circuits.

Mmolteratx would be a good person to contact, he's been working on a basics of electronics site concept lately. I'm sure he could recommend a few books.
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Hey guys. Does anyone know of any materials that explains electronics to someone, like me, with very little experience wiring, or reading schematics? The only electronics stuff I did was in physics class years ago.

I'm wanting to eventually build effects pedals, or other miscellaneous pedals like mutes, line switchers, etc., and one day build an amp. Any advice? Cathbard?

Thanks GG&A.


just buy some kits and start learning to assemble them. there is plenty of electronics info online and quite a few explanations of popular circuits (complete with mods).

start getting comfortable with the easy stuff and branch out in your knowledge while learning. i am a very informal hobbyist in DIY pedal building but i just dove in. bought a DS-1 and started moding it based on information i found on sites, then i bought a few kits. it's getting to the point now where i am trying out different mods and experimenting with my own ideas.

http://www.geofex.com/article_folders/TStech/tsxfram.htm

that is one i have read a couple times
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