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Re: building a varible tone capacitor

10/3/2002 11:20 PM
Skreddy
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Re: building a varible tone capacitor
Usually we find that the stock input cap is too small, so the most common question is "how do I increase the bass in my ..." Here's a simplified drawing showing the stock cap (pictured in orange) on the circuit board and the new, bigger cap (pictured in blue; try 10uf for massive hugeness), and the potentiometer (100k should do for most applications, I guess) you'll use to dial in just the right amount of "fatness."
http://happybob.com/marc/circuits/variablecap.gif width=400 height=400 alt="Variable Capacitor (c) Marc Ahlfs">