Which Pedal(s) Use(s) The LEAST Components?

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  1. necroblivion

    necroblivion Member

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    So far it seems like Fuzz Faces generally use the least amount, using about 8 components to achieve their sound... is there an effect/pedal that uses less?
     
  2. amz-fx

    amz-fx Supporting Member

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    A booster pedal like the LPB-1, and a distortion like the Electra Fuzz are a couple that first come to mind.

    regards, Jack
     
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    Maybe the EH LPB-1?

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    (Edit: Ya beat me to it, Jack!)
     
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    nnnnnn Member

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    Do volume pedals count?
     
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    HSW Spice Box is the king.

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    The prices have come way down too. They currently sell for around $200.
     
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    So easy even I've built it. And utilitarian too...

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    joelster Silver Supporting Member

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    NOS cloth wire, too!!!
     
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    The "Bazz Fuss" I built a couple years back was very simple. Only a handful of components and rivals many expensive fuzz pedals. But the killswitch I made has it beat:)
     
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    The old EHX Switch Blade had next to nowt inside.
     
  13. coltonius

    coltonius Señor Member Silver Supporting Member

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    The Satellite Amps Sully (treble booster) has only 4 parts if you exclude the superfluous voltage inverting circuit:

    - input cap
    - Ge transistor
    - bias resistor
    - output cap
    (+ an offboard volume pot)​
     
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    I can build you the highest of quality clone for only $149.99
     
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    I wouldn't call it "superfluous." Its designed so the circuit will work properly with 95 percent of the power supplies in this world, instead of being a battery only pedal, as the transistor prefers a positive ground, not a negative one.
     
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    coltonius Señor Member Silver Supporting Member

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    Right, and I get that. But it’s not necessary for the circuit to work (with a 9v battery or reverse polarity power cable). That’s what I meant. :)
     

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