the original schematic showed it with the large brick, and I believe that wampler used the long one. that said, I prefer the smaller bricks, and the short ones, since they DO have the least modulation of the three types.
Hello! Has anyone gotten this layout to work? I´ve built this one twice to make sure i did not do any mistakes. Anyway, i´m getting signal when the pedal is engaged but no reverb. The pots are alive with some hiss/sound but no reverb. Maybe the layout is correct but the schematic wrong. I had the original pedal a couple of years ago and from what i remember it did not have that strong modulation a lot of Belton-based circuits have! I would be happy to get this one working! Thanks a lot/bastian
I build this one and connected the board to a breadboard before I box it )cool thing I did otherwise I would be boxing a non working effect :P)
so yeah .. it ain't working and I did connected the Brick 5 to Level 2 like you guys mentioned - still no reverb.
The only reverby signal I get is when I move the Brick 2 & 4 which are on the breadboard's ground. There is some crackles with reverb on them. meaning somewhere in the circuit the inputs might have fail doing its way to the reverb processing. no Idea though. any help ?
Sorry this is not verified stupidly had my other reverb on and hadn't even switched this one on, what a twat. Anyway if anybody can figure out why this isn't working that would be great. I will carry on debugging for the mo and pass on any info if i get it working.
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The layouts look wrong to me. Referring to this schematic, pin 5 of the upper TL072 and Level 1 should both be connected to VD, not ground. VD is a voltage divider, basically a duplicate of VB. I suspect this was misread as V0 and interpreted to be ground.
Try moving Level 1 to row 9 (from the top), just below the output lead. The jumper between rows 9 and 10 should either go from row 9 to row 11 (it will have to be angled) or it can go sideways to counteract the cut at the 10th column (from the left).
I don't know if this is the only error, or if this will fix it, but it's worth a try. I assume Wampler used two voltage dividers to reduce noise, but you can almost certainly get away with just one.
I looked a little closer and I think it's a simple fix.
VD is actually included in the layout (it's the two 10k and the 100u at the bottom center), but one resistor is in the wrong place and the ground connection is in the wrong place. So forget my suggestions in the above post.
1. Move the 10k that goes from the bottom row to pin 8 of the bottom TL072: it should go between the first and second row from the bottom. It will have to stand up, sorry. (Edit: I guess you could lay it down if you put it at an angle.)
2. Move the ground lead to the very bottom row on the left.
3. Try it out, and let us know if it's fixed.
I haven't found any other problems, but that's not a guarantee.
Ok, so put the bits back i changed and did those couple of fixes and now have lost all sound again. Thanks for the help anyway. Would still like to get this working though as when i did have it working with very low sound it actually sounded pretty good.
Thanks induction that fix actually worked. I realised in the middle of the night, woke up suddenly realising i hadn't moved the ground wire so moved that and now its working a treat. Weird that i dream about pedal building. Anyway a massive thank you for your help induction, greatly appreciated.