Tonmeister

Been busy times at SJ Effects the past few weeks.

One of the things I have been working on is my Tonmeister design.

The Tonmeister is a 3 band equaliser based around the 3-band Baxandall active equaliser design. The circuit also comprises of an input buffer, and output gain stage, to increase versatility.

The circuit can be used for many applications, including:

  • As a versatile tone control/equaliser for amps with no tone controls (Fender Champ etc.)
  • ‘Tone sculpting’ after/before other effects (the Tonmeister is great fun to tweak running after an Overdrive/Distortion/Fuzz pedal).
  • A buffer.
  • A Treble/Mids/Bass/Full range booster.
  • It also works great on Bass guitar!

I’m really loving this circuit at the moment; its incredibly versatile, kind of an ‘always on’ pedal. I’ve found it really cool running after Fuzz pedals to ‘shape’ the overall tone of fuzzes.

There is an internal voltage inverter circuit that enables the circuit to run at +9/-9V. This allows for more headroom to be available than with standard ‘9V only’ boosts and eq’s.

I’m considering the Tonmeister becoming a ‘standard’ SJ Effects pedal (along with the Tesla Cannon and a few other things) in the near future.

If you would like me to build you one just get in touch!

Tonmeister

Tonmeister EQ and Preamp

Tonmeister Gutshot

Tonmeister Gutshot

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Tonmeister

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s