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|2/2/1998 5:17 PM|
|Mike B||Re: Tone Switch|
I've never seen a schematic for
the DC/30 but my guess is that
the tone switch selects different
coupling caps between the EF86
preamp tube plate and the volume
control for that channel. It
probably looks a lot like an
AC30/4 EF86 preamp modded with
a selector switch and multiple
coupling caps. This would have
the effect of rolling off more of
the low end as smaller values of
caps were switched in. This
seems to be what happens on
DC/30's I've tried. Maybe it's
more complicated than that but
it doesn't seem so.
I experimented with this scheme
on a Spitfire clone that I built.
I used a six position switch
to select the caps prior to the
volume control. I honestly was
not that impressed - simple bass
and treble controls provide a lot
more flexibility and tonal range.