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previous: jason Can anyone give any insight to the ... -- 3/28/2000 11:21 PM View Thread

Re: SolaSound tone bender transistors

3/29/2000 12:08 AM
Re: SolaSound tone bender transistors
FWIW, the best sounding Sola clone I've made was with three 2N527s, with Hfe from 89-112 (lowest gain in first position, highest in the last.) It has a great fuzz sound and cleans up beautifully with the guitar volume knob.  
Believe it or not, I've had very good results with 2N3906 transistors in the first 2 positions and a 2SB495 (gain 132) in the last position.  

R.G. The first two transistors are a dar... -- 3/29/2000 6:54 PM