What Does This Thing Do? -- Coupling Capacitors
There are a lot of mysterious components within any guitar amp, many of which remain puzzling even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the fourth part of Mojotone’s series What Does This Thing Do? we’re taking a look at coupling capacitors and their very real affect on the voice of any amplifier.
Hang Time With Eddie Haddad
At Mojotone, we’re obviously miles down the manufacturing and supply path which puts us in close contact with techs, builders, rock stars, producers, and a slew of highly-competent hired guns. One hired gun who has continually impressed us with his dedication to the craft and knowledge of gear is Mr. Eddie Haddad.
What Does This Thing Do? — Rectifiers
There are a lot of mysterious components within any guitar amp, many of which remain puzzling even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the second part of Mojotone’s new series What Does This Thing Do? we’re taking a look at rectifiers, those essential and often misunderstood components within the high-voltage power supply of any tube amp.
An Analog Break From A Digital World
The biggest inspiration for our team here at Mojotone is the DIY community we’ve been so lucky to be a part of all these years. We learn as much from our customers as they learn from us, so it’s only fitting for us to honor some of the creative minds who spend so much time honoring their craft.
What Does This Thing Do? -- Filter Capacitors
There are a lot of enigmatic components within any guitar amp, many of which remain mysterious even to hobbyists who have built a DIY project or two. In the first part of Mojotone’s new series What Does This Thing Do? we’re taking a look at the filter capacitors
A Quick Chat With Dustie Waring of BTBAM
Today, we’ll have a quick chat with BTBAM’s guitarist Dustie Waring, an official member of the Mojotone Artist Roster. Dustie is a rock-solid musician and human being whose technical and stylistic understanding of the craft that is GUITAR has made him an absolute force in the industry.
Building a Mojotone NC3015 Amp Kit: Part 2
Today, we continue with our British Style NC3015 Amp Kit build. After we get our ground lugs and turret board installed, we’ll begin to stuff the turret board with electronic components. We’ll prep the chassis for wiring, and then solder everything in place!
Building a Mojotone NC3015 Amp Kit: Part 1
We’re diving back into amp kit building, but this time we’re doing a British Style kit: our NC3015. This is going to be a fun build that will result in an excellent-sounding amp. If you’ve been following along, this will be a great next step after our Tweed Style builds.
NC3015 Output Transformer Swap
Plenty of our customers have been wondering about alternative output transformers for our amplifier kits. With that in mind, we wanted to demonstrate the process of changing output transformers in our NC3015 kit and capture the tonal changes that come along with this mod.
The Other Side Of The Stage: Neil Moxham
Today musician and tech extraordinaire, Neil Moxham, takes us to the other side of the stage and sheds some light on what it's like to be a professional guitar tech. Neil has worked with many great acts, and is currently the guitar tech for Godsmack.
Filter Cap Discharge Procedure
Before working on an amplifier, it’s imperative that you take any and all necessary safety precautions. One precaution that pops up in just about every amp tech scenario is the draining of the filter caps. Today, we’re going to cover this procedure in detail so next time you need to mod or repair an amp, you’ll be in good shape!
6L6: Tall-bottle Vs. Short-bottle
The 6L6 may well be the most commonly-used vacuum tube in amplifier history. Over the years, there have been many variations, with the tall-bottle and short-bottle variations being the most well-known. Today, we'll explore the differences between the two!