new product . ROJER EQ1

here’s a new twin channel rojer eq .  a drawing for a new build for an old client .   the 2 way valve eq design was inspired by an american rogers hi fi amplifier that i repaired years ago.   sounded  ahhmazing .. such a really clear sweet hi freq and fat low tight bottom end.…

multiecho hh twins

these twin spunky HH multiechos are NOT having sex. its just so rare that beauties like these could possibly be in the same room. so i just let them play around. and wow. they are good. they are gutted that they just missed out on a threesome! no further sexual innuendo intended. cos i JUST…

grampian 636 spring reverb schematic

heres a drawing of my modified grampian 636. parts of it mite look a bit weird. without delving back into it (where i was for ages already) i can say that it works very sweet. theres several opotunities inside the circuit for gain changing. the mic stage gain control is very strange. i might be…

vortexion spring reverb

the vortexion is designed to be used in a control room situation.   fed from a  aux send and equaliser –  either outboard or ITB – so as to tailor the signal that hits the spring.  very important . and then the vortex output should feed another eq to feed the reverb back into the mix. …

the cat visconti trident project

the cat visconti trident project. only a couple of 151 fabulous 1970’s TRIDENT TSM consoles  have ever washed up on these fine NZ shores. after being circuitry flavour for albums from artists like david bowie, ringo starr, and cat stevens. also metallica, elton john and the beatles (hey jude)  many many more –  even tony…

special effects feastanator

the effects feastanator.    an fx input and regeneration creation system. i think these are better off to be refined together.  so im going to build them into a transportable handled cabinet with clip on front and back covers. the tape echo needs to slide out on a tray (to carefully examine and take care of…

skyqueen pultec MB1 tube preamp

this EVER READY SKYQUEEN  is straight out of the 1950s. shes been (tenderly) gutted and had a beaut pultec  MB1 design  two tube mic/direct preamp built into her. the 1/4″ direct input is a tough sounding hiZ instrument amplifier, super great for direct bass guitar or keyboards. the microphone input is balanced low Z  with…

ugliest amplifier ITW nominee

classic! this true beaut 1964 nz made jansen 6 twenty had a party life. until 10 or 30 years ago flooded with a few brandy and cokes . he got left in a really dusty garage all opened up and has attracted all manner of dusty vegetation.  finally given up to the the local hospice…

skyqueen in the bath

the skyqueen’s panel and sexy knobs are off for their annodising bath. shouldnt hurt a bit. i dont really think that the panel is going to come back quite with so much  uranium tan or anything like the above shot. we’ll see what advanced anodisers in tokoroa can do with it eh.  anyways in the…