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Build Your Own Clone manufactures DIY kits based on classic vintage effects pedals. All kits are % true bypass, and contain all necessary components. FT: BYOC Lazy Sprocket. Got one of these prebuilt, but I’ve found out I don’t really need it that much, so I’d like to see what I can get for it in. B.Y.O.C. (Build Your Own Clone) Lazy Sprocket. Clone of the iconic Boss Slow Ger volume swell pedal. Get that pedal steel/violin sound.

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Marty Friedman Billy Corgan. Maximizing the Sens and Attack controls don’t make the effect more extreme. As a result of using it a lot, you’ve learned, and come to expect, that turning all the knobs clockwise as far as they will go will result in the most extreme effect from the pedal.

Such settings require a strong signal so the effect can be triggered. So the irony is that the most extreme settings for the Lazy Sprocket are for the Sens and Attack to be fully counter-clockwise. Contents 1 Controls 2 Bypass: True 3 General Information 4 Phase Inversion: The one thing that’s unusual about the Lazy Sprocket is that it operates in a fashion opposite of most pedals that you might be familiar with.


Many envelope filter pedals that sweep tone frequencies instead of volume like the DOD Envelope Filter have controls that operate in exactly the same manner.

Doing so makes the effect less extreme, and more like what your instrument would sound like without the pedal even being on.

BYOC Lazy Sprocket

As of this time, BYOC has not issued a separate manual on how to use the pedal. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. However, instead of using the intensity of the signal envelope to filter different frequency bands across the sproxket like a Wah-wahthe Lazy Sprocket uses the intensity of the signal envelope to swell volume levels. We believe that the best references are either this wiki page, or the build instruction manual at Buildyourownclone.

So this is what we’ve come to expect.

For example, let’s suppose you have a distortion pedal that you love. An aggressive attack will then make the pedal swell the volume far more quickly – to the point of it sounding like a note that’s been struck on the instrument normally.


Retrieved from ” http: Image from ac4minus3 on YouTube. Special Recent changes Random page Help. Such settings will then also ramp up the volume gently, not immediately.

Views Read View source View history. In fact, this is how most pedals work: No 5 Pedal Manual 6 Schematic 7 Artists.

A very very sensitive envelope setting means that the effect will be triggered immediately. This pedal uses an envelope filter.

BYOC Lazy Sprocket –

This is probably not the effect you’re looking for if you’re using this pedal. Well, yes, and no. The Lazy Sprocket also filters your instrument’s signal envelope. This page was last edited on 11 Septemberat However, this is where the Lazy Sprocket is different. For reasons that are not obvious to us, BYOC labeled the transistors in their schematic as “T”, despite the common convention of such devices being labeled “Q”.