Brian Wampler, of Wampler Pedals, shares significant insight in this fun and quite useful resource.
So you have begun tweaking your own pedals, but you still can’t remember the difference between a resistor and a capacitor. Charles Platt’s Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 1: Resistors, Capacitors, [ … ]
This book is a bit old-school, and is outdated in places, but it is what a lot of people started with, and the advice within is still good.
This book by Paul Scherz goes beyond the realm of pedals and deep into electronics.
In this clear and straightforward guide, Alan Winstanley teaches you the ins and outs of soldering. Topics include soldering, desoldering (just as important), tools, and components. Very useful primer and reference.
This book, by Michael Jay Geier, goes beyond the basics and into diagnostics and development. A good next step for those of you who have checked out our other resources and [ … ]
Customizing an amp can be significantly riskier than working on pedals. If you are wanting to start experimenting with mod’ing and building tube amps, it would be worth your time [ … ]
For those of you who have gotten into analog synthesis by way of the vast world of guitar pedals, this book will serve as a useful introduction to building your [ … ]
This one is for those who are wanting to venture beyond the realm of pedals, and into the broader field of electronics and circuit building. Good for the beginner.