Today’s interesting is the CD2399GP chip. A copy of the popular PT2399 effects processor. Here is a fact datasheet in Chinese.
Some pictures: electronics repair. The product name: Dynacord Eminent II. This is beginning to be manufactured in the mid sixties. Initially, all tube design, and later the transistor preamp and tone section. Meanwhile, little change in design as well. This four different input and tone control. A small band certainly met at that time.Well, let’s look at what is inside.
Let’s look at it:
Aural Exciter since the 70’s.
Do you know that feeling when you’re playing on guitar however you’re missing something? You’ve got many effect like distortion, overdrive, delay or something programed effect. You’re sure something is missing from your music and it’s not other than fatty and lively sounding.
Fortunately there is a solution for this. It’s a very interesting device.
It’s Aural Exciter or “harmonic enrichment”. This circuit adds harmonics sounds for the incoming signal.
Aphex Electronics company made the first device in the 70’s.
Initially it was made with vacuum tubes later with transistor. Nowadays you can get it as a software.
How does Aural Exciter work?
The incoming frequency multiplied by circuit. Well, if the incoming frequency signal is 2 kHZ than the circuit generate it to 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 kHZ frequency.
You need a new and simple Distortion effect? Really Simple? Look at this circuit:
Not too demanding parts. But the voice .. hmm. Indeed, only a few spare parts required. The circuit is the “soul” of the tl072 chip. It is built around the circuit. And, of course, add garnish. Well, actually distort the character of the D1 – D4 diodes is given. In this case, two 1N4148 and two 1n914 diode. cut the signal. This results in a symmetrical but powerful cut. or maybe the solution according to their own ideas, but you can choose a sound character. even the parts is not too critical. I recommend them to feel free to experiment. Perhaps trying a different opamp is that it leads to what sound will surely hear some variation. the completed circuit can also change your tone of options. Examples: tone controls
Daily barbarian act. What a bad 2n2222 transistor inside? Take a look at. This is a bad transistor:
LM386 overdrive: easy, cheap, and fast to make. This is known and popular audio amplifier circuit with a fairly simple but good sounding overdrive guitar effect. Neither the operation of the complex.
BS170 mosfet guitar signal to the already worsened. the R8 potentiometer regulates the amount of signal to the 386. If you have more than that the chip can handle, then the signal will be distorted. That is, the “overdrive“. So it is quite dry and rough sound. And of course it’s good for us. Listen to:
While playing the guitar many times there is a problem that unwanted noise can appear. Hence the need for a guitar noise gate. It happened specifically to a high-gain circuit is very sensitive to the surrounding radio signal.
This is a simple guitar vibrato effect, used to obtain the variation in pitch. The circuit of is fairly simple.
The oscillator is a standard transistor circuit, and has been used for this sort of application many times.
The well-known and used PT2399 effect chip. Sometimes it needs a basic echo effect in music. But especially on stage, concert essential supplies an echo pedal. Here is a simple basic circuit is shown.
The circuit at Princeton Technology Corp. manufactures. Inexpensive, it can be used in many places.
This is a simple 555-based high voltage inverter circuit. The high voltage DC to DC converter is suitable for small current (a few mA) but requiring high voltage electronics. For example Nixiu display, VFD, or a other vacuum tube circuit. We will use a tube guitar pre-amplifier.
The C3 capacitor high voltage type! Min 250V.
It is a low voltage tube preamplifier, specifically guitar preamp. Uses 12AX7 or ECC83 tube. No complicated circuit. The circuit is similar to the famous old guitar amplifiers bright channel. Low voltage operation, does not require a separate anode and output transformer.
This circuit is the old and well-known NE555 integrated circuits based. DC to DC circuit is not complicated, little parts, and doing pretty much stable voltage. It produces with the 12V DC voltage of 30V to voltage. The NE555 constant operating frequency is set. The 3 pin voltage convert of 30V. D1- D4 and C1-C5 voltage tripler circuit. DC to DC converter is use in similar tube circuit.
This BC547 transistors built a Low Frequency Oscillator, with LED indicator.