Q: What includes complete modification?
A: Modification includes: - removing of stock components from signal path of module. - total rewiring of circuit for new circuit according to chosen modifications. - rewiring of circuit is done by silver plated solid core wire
- upgrading of components to high quality ones.
- adding of new features (switches, pots).
- testing, added new faceplate and knobs.
All added features can be switched only MANUALLY by switches on the module, they cannot be footswitched
Q: Can you build module from scratch?
A: No, I am modifying existing Randall and Egnater modules
Q: Can you do dual channel module on my Randall module?
A: Single channel modules (Randalls and single channel Egnater modules) can work only as single channel modules. To be exact: majority of my modifications offers different channels (often 2 or more) , but they are not remote switchable (by footswitch). On the other hand, dual channel Egnater modules are modified to Dual Channel modification (separate Gain and Volume controls, different gain structures on each channel).
Q: What about "Gate" circuit in Salvation modules? How it works?
A: Back in 2009 I was the first modder who built gate circuit into the MTS module. It is very simple circuit that mutes all low gain signals (including the hiss and hum) and let go through only higher level. Threshold is not adjustable.This simple circuit works well for rhythm sounds and does not affect tone when you play hard. However, decay of tone is not natural, so I do not recommend it for solos. But it works great for powerfull rhythm playing to avoid unwanted feedback, hiss and hum. On low gain settings gate affects the tone-adds distortion on background. But-Do you need gate on low gain settings? I do not think so. Gate is true bypassable. Of course you cannot compare it with ISP, Hush or other Professional studio noise gate systems. But it is handy feature, which is active only on particular module, and does not affect other modules in your amp.