1776 Bear Hug Compressor

It’s a compressor, might be a good one, I can’t tell. From what I here the best compressors are the ones that make you ask “is this thing on?” Easy build worked on the first test.

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1776 Multiplex Jr

This is a multiplex Jr from 1776 I like this better than the zero point from mad bean. The zero point has more options, but I think the sound is better on the Jr. The difference is really slim. They are both built on almost the same PT2399 core.

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1776 multiplex echo

this is a great project. The pcb is well done, and helps make building a complex project easier.

The sound is great also. The controls are all relevant . The extra footswitch changes the delay time. This effect is subtle. It also seems the first time you step on the switch it takes a few seconds for it to start. After that it works more readily.

I built two of these, which both worked well. I had some issues with PT2399s bought from Tayda.

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1776 PCBs

Just got some new PCBs from 1776. The quality looks great. The pots and rotary switch are attached to the PCB. This is the only way to go. I really don’t like lots of of board wiring. There are so many advantages board mounted controls.

The layout is clean and organized. The board is fairly compact and fits a 1590BB sized box. Which is pretty good considering it has two whole delays.

The build process was pretty straight forward. Most of the parts are standard. The one odd part, is included, kudos to 1776 Effects. It’s tough to justify $4 shipping for $0.50 in parts.

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