Tone test complete!
The production board sounds great! I've tweaked two parts to give the more-gain button even more gain and now we're ready to get soldering! I've also ordered a different brand... Read more
First production PCB assembled.
Getting there. Electrical testing on the first ToneLord board is done. Two tiny design mistakes: One missed trace I can join with a tiny wire and one capacitor I didn't... Read more
PCB's have arrived!
Whew! I had the shakes opening that packet! I was absolutely certain I had done everything right, I'd gone over it all a hundred times. But. You still can't be... Read more
PCB's are in the post!
Just had a notification that the printed circuit boards are now complete and in the hands of Royal Mail. They should be here by Friday. Eeek! You can't believe how... Read more
So, getting the Printed Circuit Boards approved by the factory was a bit trickier than I expected but they're finally approved and paid for and now due to arrive on... Read more
First box of parts arrives
The first box of parts arrives: A whole lotta aluminium chassis' and internal components.
I've just finished placing all the component orders. This stuff should arrive pretty quickly and I'll post photos as I unbox the parts from each supplier. Just PCBs to order... Read more
In the end I received 83% of the pledged total, after dropped pledges, fees and KS take their cut that's enough to make everything happen as it should without a... Read more
Funding soon to be released...
Kickstarter have notified me that they are releasing the funding to me in the next day or two so I'm now busy running final design rule checks on the circuit... Read more
Knobs and switches
Knobs and switches awaiting assembly in their high-tech sorting system... Many more pics to come soon...
First parts arrive
It takes a couple of weeks for Kickstarter to process payments so in the meantime I've started ordering in the smaller parts, knobs, switches, etc. As soon as the funds... Read more
We made it!
Thank you all! I'll be posting regular updates as I make these up and get the rewards sent out to all of you very soon. Exciting!
Less that 24 hours to go. Just need two more full backers and a few mugs of tea and we'll hit goal! I know we can do this! If you're... Read more
Post-boost for beautiful solos even with super-heavy distortion.
Clean boost isn't just for classic rockers overloading their amps and opening up tone, it's also the vital secret to lifting guitars solos out of the mix without stomping all... Read more
Only 1 week to go!
Two-thirds funded! Really exciting now as I try for that last push to get this through the barrier. Just five more backers for the pedal itself and I can launch... Read more
How a clean boost can supercharge your sound
Not sure why you would want our clean boost? Let me change your life....
Designing can drive you crazy.
Of course a lot of work goes into making any guitar pedal, but making something original requires overcoming a really large number of challenges. When you make a clone, or... Read more
Objects in the rear view mirror...
Standard 2.1mm (Boss type) 9v DC power jack input.
Can also use 12v, 15v or even up to 24v DC without any modification if you want increased clean headroom for... Read more
This is the current prototype chassis with all the parts fitted in. I put it together to test part fitment and it turns out I can safely move everything down... Read more