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The Quad Screamer

A project in Manchester, UK by Sean Mandrake

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A Tube Screamer style guitar pedal with switchable Silicon, Germanium, LED and MOSFET clipping stages.
Backers: 27
Average Pledge Per Backer: £126

Funded: £3,397 of £500
Dates: May 14th -> Jun 7th (25 days)
Project By: Sean Mandrake
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Latest News

My favourite sounds

May 29th - via:
I recorded some more audio but this time tried to dial in some of my favourite tones. Me being me, coming from a mostly metal background as a player, they are all a bit on the heavy side. I honestly didn't realise I'd dialled them in that way until I... (Read More)

Want to try a different op-amp?

May 27th - via:
No problem! The 4558 chip that handles the clipping will be socketted on the bottom of the PCB. Remove the baseplate, grab your tweezers and bish bash bosh! Any standard dual op-amp you like will fit instead. Internal view of Quad Screamer with... (Read More)

Nearly ready to order PCBs

May 26th - via:
Production Prototype No.3 is a fantastic success. Super quiet, sounds great, just perfect. I had planned on recording a video for you all but I'm really shaky from my second covid jab so you'll have to bear with me a couple more days. In the meantime... (Read More)

Audio clips - Germanium!

May 19th - via:
I've recorded some more audio clips for you. Bear in mind these are dry, raw clips without fancy processing. In this clip I explore the Germanium mode and compare it to the other, higher gain modes.  (Read More)

A few parts I have advance purchased.

May 17th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Outstanding start!

May 14th - via:
Very happy to have hit my initial goal so quickly. As you may have guessed this fairly low target is because I have already bought many of the parts to make the first dozen out of my own money so this additional amount pays for the circuit boards.... (Read More)

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