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The Face Silicon - Fuzz kit

Item number: 211

Category: Fuzz

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starting from 17,50 €

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Description

The Fuzz Face is one of the big classics in stompboxes. This Silicon version features 2 silicon transistors and has negative ground. So it is possible to power it along other pedals on one power supply.

This kit contains all parts you need to build a fully functional effect pedal. You can select the enclosure you want. You only need a 9V battery or power supply and 2 knobs for the potentiometers.

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 from the top
  • 9V battery or DC power supply
  • 2 nice knobs for the pots, for 6,3mm shaft
  • Decal, transfer or transparent sheets for labeling


Effect-Type: Fuzz
Instrument: Guitar

Sounds

That´s the Fuzz Face with silicon transistors:

Build documents

Installation guide: Installation guide

Schematic and pcb: Schematic

Wiring layout: Wiring

Parts list (BOM): Parts list

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3 from 3 Customers found the following product review helpful
4 from 5 Great Fuzz

It sounds great! Much better than I expected...
Instructions should be more detailed for electronic newbies like myself.
It was a struggle to fit everything in the stompbox without stepping components on each other.
I got one component that doesnt exist on any of the documents... Anyway I didnt used it and the pedal works just fine.

., 16.01.2015
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4 from 5 Easy to build

Easy to build and sounds nice!

., 31.07.2015
4 from 5 Good Fuzz Face-clone

This is good sounding Fuzz Face -clone, almost better than most boutique fuzzes. However, the stock transistors can be too shrill sounding...So get a pair of different transistors (bc108s for example) and you are good to go. Building was easy, and it definately can sound like other Hendrix-era fuzz-pedals.

., 26.05.2016
4 from 5 Excellent fuzz, but some hiss

This fuzz sounds really great. I tried some fuzz pedals before this, even the original fuzz, and I like this one more than the others i tried. However, there is constant high-pitched noise that increases with the fuzz level or when I turn guitar volume all the way down. I tried to add the extra capacitor (100 pf) across the base and collector of transistors Q1 and Q2 and the noise decreased in different ways, but only slightly in both cases. So Im going to buy some more caps to try to make it decrease even more.

., 21.12.2016
Total entries: 3


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