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uproar
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BasedontheSuhr Riot

ThisversionoftheUproar(ver.2)hasbeenupdatedtoincludemorepadsfortheclippingdiodes,addedone formalmod,thePresencecontrol,andtwoinformalmods,theSuperDuperMidRangeBooster(SDMB) andtheFacemelter.ThePCBisslightlylargerthanpreviousversions,andifyouincludethePresenceor SDMBmod,thena125Bsizedenclosureisrecommended.Additionalchangesweremadetothetonecontrol areatobringitinlinewiththestockRiotdesign. Circuitanalysis:HeavyMetalThunder. Thecontrolsareasfollows GAIN:Thiscontrolvariesthedistortionproducedbytheeffect. TONE:Thiscontrolreducestreblebyturningitcounterclockwise. VOL:Theoutputlevel. CLIP:Thisswitchallowsyoutoselectthreedifferentclippingmodes. PRES:Thisswitchaddsapresenceboostbyaddinganadditionalcapandswitch. SDMB:Thismodallowsyoutoswitchinanadditionalcapattheinputforaneatstuckwahtypeeffect.This modwouldalsobeveryusefulwhenplayingslide.

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Notes
TheCLIPswitchneedstobeanOn/Off/OnSPDT.ThePRESswitchcanbeeitherSPSTor SPDTOn/On.TheSDMBisanSPDTOn/On. Stockunitdoesnotincludeapulldownresistor.Spacehasbeenleftontheboardshouldyou wanttoaddoneintheRPDslot.A1Mor2M2willsuffice. C8&C9weremeasuredat36ninthestock.ThesewerefoundtomaketheUproarabitdarker soundingthantheRiot.Suggestedsubstitutesare10nforC9and33nforC8 foramore balancedcontrol.Socketingthetwocapsandexperimentingwithdifferentvaluesis recommended.

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Subs:JRC4558,TCL2272.Manyotherdualopampswillwork. 1

2.11Wx1.72H(includingborders)

Resistos R1 1k R2 470k R3 1k R4 10k R5 1M R6 470R R7 11k3 R8 8k25 R9 100k R10 100R R11 20k R12 20k R13 470R R14 220R

Caps C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8 C9 C10 C11 C12 C13 CP 22n 47pF 100pF 220n 100n 470pF 2u2 36n 36n 1uF 10uF 47uF 47uF **

Diodes D1D4 1n34a D5,D6 1n914 D7 BLUE D8 1n914orRED D9 RED D10 1N4001 Switches PRES SPST SDMB SPDT CLIP SPDT ICs IC1,IC2 4580 Pots GAIN 100kB TONE 10kC VOL 10kA

TheSuperDuperMidRangeBoostermodletsyourolloffsomebassfromtheinputofthe
circuittocreateamidrangeemphasis.Thisisaccomplishedbyswitchingalargercapacitorin parallelwiththedefaultRFfilteringcap(47pFatC2). RemoveC2andattachoneleadtotheoutsidelugofanOn/OnSPDT.Foldthatleadoverfromthe outsidetocenterlug.NowattachawirefromthemiddlelugtotheoneoftheC2padsontheboard. Soldertheleadandthewireinplace.Next,attacha10ntotheemptylugontheSPDT.Solderin place.Nowuseashortbitofwiretosolderthetwofreeleadsofthe10nand47pFcapstogether (ortwistthetwoleadstogether),solderawiretothatandattachtheotherendofthewiretothe remainingC2padontheboard.

ThePresencemodadjuststhefilteringbeforetheoutputbufferstage.Thisresultsinlessbassto
allowmoremidrangecontenttobeheard. Movethestock1uFcapfromtheC10positiontotheCPslot.Puta6n810ncapintheC10spot. WireanSPDTOn/Onasillustratedonpg.4.Notethatthepresencemodisenabledwhenthe switchisoff.IOW,inthatpositionthesignalpassesthroughthenewcapwhichresultsinlesslow endwoofinessandmoremidstocomethrough. Whentheswitchisonthe1uFisaddedin paralleltogiveyouthestocksound.

TheFacemeltermodturnstheUproarintoaninfinitelysustaining/glitchyfuzzgod!Withminimal
adjustmentyoucantransmogrifythestockunitintoanunearthlymonsterwhichwillimpressyour girlfriendandstrikefearuponyourenemies.ItsprettymuchthesonicequivalentofReleasingthe Kraken. Anyway,usingtheillustrationforthePresencemod,replaceC10witha33ncap.Inplaceofacap intheCPslot,solderina22kresistor.Thatsit!Whentheswitchisengagedtheresistorwillbein parallelwiththe33ncap.Thisdoestwothings:firstitcreatesafilterwhichresultsinadded presence,andseconditactsasabypassforC10.Thisallowsalargeramountofsignaltoslamthe frontendoftheoutputbuffer.Theactualvalueoftheresistorisnottoocriticalsmallerandlarger valueswillalsowork.However,youdonotwanttousetoolargeofavaluebecausetoomuch resistancewillnegatethebypass.Notealsothatreplacingthe1uFwitha33nwillactuallyhave littleimpactontheoverallstocktone WARNING:thismodwillresultinasignificantjumpinvolume.Beawareofthiswhenyouare testingthemodout!

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