The Acapulco - Overdrive kit

Item number: 2093

Amp simulation.

Category: Overdrive


starting from 17,00 €

including 19% VAT., plus shipping

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Shipping time: 3-5 Working days


The Acapulco is a power amp distortion/overdrive based on the power section of a cranked vintage Sunn Model T. Dynamic playing, good reaction on the guitar.

This kit contains all parts you need to build a fully functional effect pedal. Also very useful:

Not included in the kit, but also good to have:

  • Aluminium enclosure: select one on the top
  • 9V battery or DC power supply
  • 1 nice knob for 6.3mm shafts
  • Decal, transfer or transparent sheets for labeling

Here you can fnd all documents you need to build this pedal: The Acapulco documents.

Effect-Type: Overdrive Distortion
Instrument: Guitar

Build documents

Installation guide: Installation guide

Schematic and pcb: Schematic

Parts list (BOM): Parts list

Ratings (16)

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Total entries: 6
4 from 5 Great stoner doom tones

Really easy to build and it sounds surprisingly good. I wasnt expecting anything useable for this price, but this pedal actually nails some perfect stoner doom tones. And under the right circumstances, you can hear radio through it :) Maybe its just LM386 thing, maybe my poor soldering skills, but it can be solved by adding a battery clip.

., 16.12.2017
5 from 5 Un super son ! Very great sound !

Exactement le son que je cherchait ! Facile à monter. Sans aucun doute les 16 euros les mieux dépenser depuis longtemps! Bravo à l’équipe !

Exactly the sound i was looking for ! Easy to build. 16 € very well spend ! Thanks to the team!

., 11.05.2018
4 from 5 Real nice kit for beginners

This kit is perfect for beginners, few pieces but al kinds (caps, resistors, chips, plugs, switch, pots...) , good to begin understanding electronics.
plus, sounds awesome when finished.
detail: the switch pcb has input and output inverted, out on the right and in on the left, i spent like 1 hour wondering why it wasnt working. i just was plugging it reverse -_-

., 02.07.2018
5 from 5 Super easy and good sounding!

The kit is really easy to build, just about an hour of work. The sound of this distortion is raw and crude but very musical - exactly what I was looking for. You really dont need anything else but the volume knob.

., 09.07.2018
5 from 5 Spitting stoner/doom machine

Easy to build. Nice distortion/fuzz collapsing sound. Sensitive to guitar volume/tone. Many tones in one knob box!

., 29.06.2019
5 from 5 Sounds massive!

Quite an easy build, easy enough for beginners if you know how to identify components from the schematic.
And boy does this build sounds massive.

., 12.09.2019
Total entries: 6

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