Which Opamp chip has found a home in your TIM/Timmy?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by hdhoo73, Dec 20, 2008.

  1. NewarkWilder

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    burr brown w/ asymmetrical clipping for me! love it!
     
  2. jockman

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    I used the LM1458 for a long time, did not think it could be improved on, then I read your post, bought a TL072ACN, THAT is now MY sound!! Great chip, nice 'full' sound, enhances the bass but does not (seem) to affect the treble. Thanks for the tip.

    Jon
     
  3. traynor_garnet

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    Is there anywhere I could buy a package of these chips to try out in my Timmy?

    TG
     
  4. Grant Ferstat

    Grant Ferstat Some guy in obscure bands in a far away place...

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    So would you say it was thicker than the LM1458?

    I have two Timmys and I'm interested to set one up to be as thick as I can get it as I contrast to my normal LM1458/Asymmetrical set-up.
     
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    I've seen them on eBay packaged together. It would probably be cheaper just ordering a bunch from Small Bear Electronics or Mouser.
     
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    Cool, thanks for the info.

    TG
     
  7. todaystomorrow

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    I did this with my Timmy btw. I ordered a bunch from Small Bear, along with some knobs and other stuff, and they were really cheap. I ended up sticking with the stock chip that Paul ships with.... but it was fun. Make sure you're installing them correctly. There is a bump or a dot marked on one side of each chip showing which direction it should be facing.
     
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    I'm loving the LM1458 now.
     
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    Sorry for bumping this, but it is a great thread. I've tinkered with the opamps in my Tim and Timmy for years, but I've never tried some of the opamps listed in this thread.

    I ended up with the JRC4559 in my Timmy and JRC4558 in my Tim.

    So I just checked, I have tried a TL072CP. I also tried some BB OPA2134PA op amps. I also have tried LME 4960NA's.


    Now I need to get some TL072ACN and LM1458's ;)
     
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