#1
if i were to mod a ts-7 to ts808 specs as if i were to mod a ts-9 to ts-808 specs?

ts-7 is £35, ts-9 is more like £70-80, i found a nice pictured step-by-step guide to modding the ts-7 and although i've never modded it looks incredibly simple (i have some experience with soldering, just not on circuitry) just wondering if modding the ts-9 is worth the bigger price?
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#2
Maybe, I don't know the schem for a TS7. I'd guess it would be similar, with cheaper parts or the like.
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^ i don't consider myself experienced enough (by that i mean the most i've ever done was re solder a loose wire and change a battery) to completely build a pedal from scratch, otherwise i'd be more than happy to. i'd rather start cheap and extra simple.
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#6
Before I built my first pedal (which was the Big Muff Pi from the same site) the only soldering I'd done was rewiring my strat - the kits are really pretty simple to assemble - I'd say get a kit until you work out what it's all about.

The layouts are pretty easy to follow, no need for reading schematics, it's just a question of being really methodical, and taking your time and making sure that everything is soldered properly.

I reckon it'd probably easier to build a kit than to de-solder and resolder some mass produced PCB. I might be lucky, but I haven't built a pedal that didn't work first time so far!
#7
To answer your original question, it'll be the same in the end if you mod either one to TS808 specs. A TS9 is somewhat simpler, though- I believe you only need to change two resistors and (sometimes) the op-amp.
#8
^ thing is, if a ts9 is £70-£80, you can get a maxon od808 for £99...
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^ but then if i can mod a £35 pedal to a ts808 i'll be all the happier if only i had a darn job, nowhere wants me with my scruffy hair lol
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^ yeah, i just meant if you were going to mod the £80 one you maybe might as well just buy the £99 maxon, which has true bypass too, i believe.
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#11
Hate to Hijack an old thread, but I've been offered a ts7 modded to ts808 specs for £40. I reckon I'm gonna go for it. The only other viable alternative I can think of in that range is the bad monkey. Any input??
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