Tone Report Weekly 194 - Page 20

FROM THE BUILDER’S MIND EARTHQUAKER DEVICES DATA CORRUPTER I’ve always been interested in ways of making the guitar sound less like a guitar and more like a synthesizer. Sure, I could just actually learn to play the synth but I already know how to play the guitar and I design pedals. Seems like a no- brainer to just make something that can emulate what I’m looking for, right? I think I’ve stopped and started about a million different guitar synth pedals over the years. I always get hung up on the frequency to voltage conversion circuits, because they are a real pain to tune. At some point, I came across the CD4069 Phase Locked Loop IC. This archaic littl