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WidgyBox - A Guitar Distortion Effects Unit

Plug into to those great guitar sounds with this unit.It's cheap, easy to build and can be run from a 9V battery or pugpack supply.

By Peter Smith.

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If you're a guitar player, then you'll certainly know all about the various "effects" that can be used to enhance guitar sounds. Over the years, many great players have combined these effects with their own unique styles to create unmistakable signature sounds.

Some of the most sought-after sounds are produced by deliberate harmonic distortion of the music content. Originally, this type of effect was produced exclusively by over-driving the output stage of valve amplifiers.

  • Low cost.
  • Easy to build.
  • Battery-powered.
  • Adjustable distortion.
  • Three tone controls.
  • Optional stomp switch.

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