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PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:46 pm 
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I realize this is tacky, but I have built several of your pedals in the past and wanted a tremolo. Since all yours are out of stock, I had to buy a kit from Stewmac. Are you able to provide technical assistance for products that aren't yours? The pedal works in bypass, but no sound when engaged. If I turn my amp up to almost full, I hear a pulsation that is affected by the pots as expected. I have upload photos if you are able to help. Instructions are available online. I realize this is petty sleazy, but you have been very helpful in the past. Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Help with tremolo
PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:01 pm 
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1) Link for instructions? Does it include a schematic?

2) This is a generally applicable troubleshooting process that often solves such problems: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=52188

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 Post subject: Re: Help with tremolo
PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:25 pm 
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https://www.stewmac.com/articles-and-vi ... tions.html

No schematic though :oops:
Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Help with tremolo
PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:06 pm 
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I just refloated all the solder joints except for one or two that are behind the pot in the center. I moved that pot forward to get to some of the componets but not all. Still no change. As stated before, I can hear a pulsation that responds to the pots (like a tremolo effect) when the amp is turned way up. Thanks again!


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 Post subject: Re: Help with tremolo
PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:11 pm 
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Yeah, your soldering is lacking in many spots. Follow the link link duhvoodooman later down. Reflowing fixes the problem 95% of the time.


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 Post subject: Re: Help with tremolo
PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:44 pm 
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Does the LED light when the footswitch is engaged?

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:07 pm 
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The LED lights and when my amp is turned up I hear a pulsation that responds to the movement of the pots.


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 Post subject: Re: Help with tremolo
PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:05 pm 
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Floated some solder joints and everything works. Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Help with tremolo
PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:44 pm 
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Good to hear! Enjoy using the pedal!

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