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Started by sookwinder, March 11, 2018, 05:26:58 AM
Quote from: sookwinder on March 14, 2018, 04:31:31 AMJenzz, G'day there...The Rhodes was completely restored by CEPCo 10 months ago... no issues from that perspective.The noise I speak of is the standard noise you get from single coil pickups. The Rhodes, last time I looked, had quite a few single coil PUPs.I am still trying to come to grips with the concept that a Rhodes needs (or needed) a bass boost. Every amp I have ever used, or player I know who plays a Rhodes, have always had to reduce the bass via the amp controls.FYI, with the circuit that was in my Rhodes, as the Bass Boost was rolled off (ie the level of bass relative to the treble reduced) the overall volume of the treble decreased as well. I measured this with a signal generator. That circuit, 10k/10k/0.1uF, is a dud circuit. Even the 50k/10k/0.047 version circuit would have been better. I even built up a copy of the 10k/10k/0.1uF circuit with brand new components and the results were the same.Irrespective of the above ... the Rhodes I have was manufactured with a crappy designed volume/tone control which was useful at basically one combination of the volume/tone controls. I have looked at the issue from the way I would if I was designing an amp/guitar combo and come up with a circuit that is useful at the entire range of positions.the Rhodes sounds awesome ... even better than it did.And people can use the circuit if they wish or ignore it ... that's what forums like this are for.David
Quote from: shmuelyosef on January 17, 2019, 03:01:26 PMI'm re-opening this topic with a clarification question:Were Audio Taper potentiometers used in all cases?