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Solid State Amplifiers => Preamps and Effects => Topic started by: richardwardman on May 25, 2016, 10:02:35 AM

Title: JEN Wah Restore?
Post by: richardwardman on May 25, 2016, 10:02:35 AM

Hoping for some expertise to help with this old JEN Wah Pedal that I was given years ago by a friend. Only just rediscovered it now and realised it's value and potential. It still sort of works, but is very crackly and has some blind spots.

I'm a complete novice when it comes to electronics, so I'm entirely sure about what I'm looking at. I've read a little about the different fasels that come on these old pedals. I'm guessing that this is a white fasel, but in all the pictures I've found I haven't seen one like this.

I wouldn't mind having a go at restoring this, possibly replacing the pot and foot switch, and maybe even giving it true bypass. But, as I say, I've no idea what I'm really doing! This page seems quite helpful detailing another restoration on one of these pedals -

So any advice, hints, tips, inside knowledge etc. would be appreciated.