1970s Pedal That Changed How Guitar Sounds | Gain Appreciation

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Utilising then new stable op amp technology which miniaturised a transistor amplifier circuit into a tiny chip, the MXR Distortion + is arguably the first pedal to ditch fuzz in preference of sounding like a valve amp.

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00:00 - Introduction
00:49 - LM741 & Op Amp History
02:17 - Variable Gain, Non Inverting Amplifier
03:23 - Germanium Clipping Diodes
04:10 - Gain & Clipping Sound Examples with Scope Traces
04:48 - Distortion Circuit in full
06:04 - Skillshare Sponsor segment
07:26 - Op Amp Slew Rate & Filtering
09:20 - Sonic Summary of Distortion +
09:40 - Sound Examples
11:43 - Conclusion

LM741 Datasheet - https://www.mit.edu/~6.301/LM741.pdf
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Op Amp Gain calculator - http://www.learningaboutelectronics.com/Articles/Op-amp-gain-calculator.php
Low Pass Filter Frequency calculator - http://www.learningaboutelectronics.com/Articles/Low-pass-filter-calculator.php

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