D*A*M/Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit part II

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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit part II

Post by jreeves47 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:23 pm

sounds great! awesome demo of course
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit part II

Post by anemochore » Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:25 pm

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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit part II

Post by jerms » Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:54 am

Captain_Phildo wrote:
I don't think this one is muff inspired - looks like a three transistor fuzz. Maybe the bridge between the Tone Bender and the Muff?
these are the jumbo tonebender circuit, which is a muff without clipping diodes in the first clipping stage, and the last transistor stage.....
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit part II

Post by kluskie » Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:08 pm

I was in Macari's yesterday buying a 9v Power Boost and they had just gotten in a batch of blue Bum Fuzz pedals with various coloured graphics and all with germanium transistors.
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit part II

Post by get_with_it » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:01 pm

I think the guys said germanium - he shoud have said ' vintage ' :) - sounds very germanium though - clean up is all there :)
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit part II

Post by kluskie » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:14 pm

Okay thanks Anthony - sounded great!!
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit part II

Post by innerflight » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:18 pm

You nearly had me there, so when's the Germ Bum coming? :popcorn:


Great job on these btw, excellent demo Philip :freakout:
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit part II

Post by The Captain » Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:45 pm

jerms wrote:these are the jumbo tonebender circuit, which is a muff without clipping diodes in the first clipping stage, and the last transistor stage.....
^ This. What mon frere Jerms sez.

The Jumbo (Bum circuit) does sound quite unique and not particularity Muff like. At certain settings, it has a cool 3D kinda thing going on that gives the impression you have some clean signal in the mix, making it a superior bass fuzz. It does offer up some pretty decent clean-up and pleasing dynamics to boot. The low end at maximum bass settings is pretty ridiculous to say the least. Brown sound fun.
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit part II

Post by Captain_Phildo » Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:38 pm

Well, that is by far the coolest Big Muff style pedal I've ever heard. Not usually a fan of the Big Muff sound, but this BUM seems to have an awful lot of character (and attitude).
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit part II

Post by HorseyBoy » Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:46 pm

The Captain wrote:The Jumbo (Bum circuit) does sound quite unique and not particularity Muff like. At certain settings, it has a cool 3D kinda thing going on that gives the impression you have some clean signal in the mix, making it a superior bass fuzz. It does offer up some pretty decent clean-up and pleasing dynamics to boot. The low end at maximum bass settings is pretty ridiculous to say the least. Brown sound fun.
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This is pretty much a perfect description of the sound of the Bum circuit. The Faustone Fuzz Unit, which is the same circuit and also uses Zetex trannies (ZTX383C at Q1 and Q2 and a ZTX382B at Q3), definitely has the "3D" sound the Captain describes, and the feeling of a mixed clean signal. I'd add that it can almost sound like an octave effect at some settings. Philip's demo has it all in there! :tu:
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