"Build Your Own Reamp Box" by Scott Dorsey

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"Build Your Own Reamp Box" by Scott Dorsey

Post by mechanicalmastering » Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:15 pm

http://www.recordingmag.com/resources/r ... l/314.html

It would be awesome to reamp on the cheap, anyone ever tried this? How much does it cost in the end? Is there somewhere I can find a parts list? Would anyone recommend using a better transformer?

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Post by top_ape » Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:55 pm

There is a parts list (with prices) right on the article you linked to.

Looks like a cool project. Scott Dorsey is one of the few people on the net I'd trust without hesitation. For the $60 or so it should cost (according to his parts list) to build it I think I'm gonna do it. You could actually find a cheaper box, jacks, switch, knob, etc. without too much trouble.

Spending money on a more costly transformer probably won't get you too much. It's a 1:1 transformer so, as he says in the article, manufacturing a good one for a decent price isn't too hard. I'd probably just buy the exact one he suggests since I know he knows more about it than I do.

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Post by mechanicalmastering » Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:16 pm

There is a parts list (with prices) right on the article you linked to.

Can you please post a link to the URL? My browser doesn't show it for some reason :(

This is awesome news, Been waiting for a cheap alternative to run my mics & tracks through all kinds of stompboxes and old Hi-Z gear. Awesome.

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Post by Aj » Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:35 pm

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Post by Snarl 12/8 » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:50 pm

I built one reamp and bought the parts for another. I followed the "New York Dave" schematic/wiring diagram. (I'm pretty sure it was NYD, I don't have the stuff in front of me.) And it was pretty cheap, easy and decent sounding. I ordered Edcor transformers and I think I had most of the other parts already.

Edit: Found it. http://www.ultimatemetal.com/forum/equi ... p-box.html
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Post by Nate Dort » Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:10 am

Snarl 12/8 wrote:I built one reamp and bought the parts for another. I followed the "New York Dave" schematic/wiring diagram. (I'm pretty sure it was NYD, I don't have the stuff in front of me.) And it was pretty cheap, easy and decent sounding. I ordered Edcor transformers and I think I had most of the other parts already.

Edit: Found it. http://www.ultimatemetal.com/forum/equi ... p-box.html
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if you want a cheap box to put it in, get a single-gang steel electrical box from home depot and a screw-on cover for it. that's what i used.

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Post by KoffeeKommando » Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:46 pm

Cuniberti Reamp Patent:

Patent Images - http://bit.ly/r8zJtE

I use AlternaTiff with Firefox to view stuff like that:
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Post by Peterson Goodwyn » Thu Oct 13, 2011 4:01 pm

Whoah, serendipity! I just taped a video and made a post about a really simple DIY reamp design yesterday.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHdQRAzO ... ure=colike
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