Hydra Fuzz - Tonebender

AUD $12.00

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Difficulty: Novice

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Hydra Fuzz - (Based on the Sola sound 3 knob Tonebender®)

The Hydra Fuzz (based on the Sola Sound Tonebender 3 Knob). Simple to bias, this tonebender is versatile and an easy first germanium fuzz build. The PCB includes a tone control and inverted power section to allow the tonebender to be used with other negative ground effects (ie, You can add this effect to your boss style power chain without the need for a separate positive ground power source).

Dimensions: 46mm x 33mm
PCB Sizing: 1590b enclosure or larger

*** Base price is for PCB only, please select kit options above to order kit components

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Please select the kit options you would like included with your PCB from the checkboxes above

•   PCB Components
"PCB Components" includes all onboard components you need to build the "Hydra Fuzz" (resistors, capacitors, diode, IC). Battery snap is included as well as 6 lengths of wire. Also includes, LED, current limiting resistor ("medium" brightness) and plastic bezel for mounting the led to an enclosure.

•   9mm Potentiometer
Add 9mm Alpha metal shaft potentiometer's to your kit! Values included are from the Bill of Materials (link below) excluding the volume control which will be supplied as per mod note (100ka).

•   Compact Mono Jacks (2 of)
"Compact Mono Jacks (2of)" include 2 Lumberg compact mono jacks with your kit. These jacks are small in size, a good choice for tight builds and beginners but can be used for any build. Please note you will need a stereo jack if you plan to power your effect with a battery. (Stereo jacks are available in the hardware section of this store).

•   Miniature DC Jack

These DC jacks are very small and are suitable for any build not using a battery / battery switching. Especially good for 1590a builds as they are very compact.

•   Knobs
Davies 1900H Clone Knob

What else do i need to complete this project?

You will need an enclosure and a 3pdt footswitch to complete this project, if you order all available kit component options above.

Bill of Materials & Build Guide

Hydra Fuzz Videos

Sound Demo

Build Report