Okay, so someone in your life is a guitar player. You want to get them something useful this holiday. BUT you aren’t able to get them a guitar or an [ … ]
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This book is a bit old-school, and is outdated in places, but it is what a lot of people started with, and the advice within is still good.
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 [ … ]