Tube Amps / Music Electronics
For current discussions, please visit Music Electronics Forum. New: view Recent Searches.
New: visit Schematic Hell!
The sunn still shines online!

Listen to great tunes streaming live right now!

ampage archive

Vintage threads from the first ten years

Search for:  Mode:  
  View Thread

TS-5 to TS-808 odd switching problem

9/10/1999 4:10 PM
Jay Doyle
TS-5 to TS-808 odd switching problem
Ok, I've modded a TS5 to ts808 specs and it sounds great, for $20 I certainly can't complain.  
BUT, I have an interesting (and annoying) problem. When I hook up my pedal in my line (Strat Plus-->Dunlop CB Wah-->Boss Super OD-->TS5/808-->Ross Compressor-->Fender Blues Deville 2x12) with patch cords with ELBOW connectors the switching is SEVERELY intermittant. Sometimes it will turn on correctly but when turned off there will be no signal, sometimes it turns on but the output is muffled as well as the signal during bypass (this only happens AFTER I turn on the pedal, before I turn it on the bypassed signal is correct). But when I put it in my line connected with STRAIGHT connector patch cords I have no problems whatsoever.  
Now, could this problem occur from a mod mistake I made or is it due to the crappy enclosure the TS5 comes in. What  
could be causing this? HELP!!!  
Jay Doyle

F Yang Hi JayCheck the sol... -- 9/10/1999 5:26 PM