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Anyone know how to do the Boss CE-5 Vibrato mod?

2/23/2005 10:21 PM
Anyone know how to do the Boss CE-5 Vibrato mod?
I'm trying to figure out how to mod a CE-5 to sound more like a VB-2 Vibrato. Does anyone have any ideas/suggestions? Any input would be very much appreciated. I've modded several other Boss pedals with great success, but I'm just not sure where to start on this one.
2/25/2005 10:20 AM
Mark Hammer
If you can locate the mixing stage, simply lift the dry path connection. Note, however, that even without looking at the schem, I can predict that this will produce some bypass difficulties (on chorus pedals, "bypass" generally means lifting the wet signal from the mixer, which means you have NO signal in bypass mode if you've also lifted the dry signal). As well, the ramp-up aspect of the VB-2 is not immediately feasible on the typical chorus. It needs another subcircuit to accomplish.
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2/25/2005 3:33 PM

Darn. That sounds a bit too complicated for me. Thanks a bunch for the advice.
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