NOTE: I accidentally reversed the electrolytic capacitor (C2) in this drawing.
I’m making a guitar effect pedal for my son, who’s been learning to play guitar and recently borrowed a beautiful Danelectro from my friend Adam Iscove. I found a simple fuzz circuit online called a Bazz Fuss and decided to replicate it.
I started off on a breadboard and got a good sound out of it, so now I’m making a circuitboard for it.
I re-created the circuit schematic in Eagle CAD, as seen here. I’m not an electrical engineer, and I’m certain I’ve done many things incorrectly and look forward to hearing suggestions on improving things. Heck, I haven’t even soldered it together and tested it yet, so I probably won’t work until iteration #7…
Next, I manually placed and routed the components, also in Eagle.