Last night I got around to desolder and replace the transistor in my simple Bazz Fuss circuit.
Getting it off the board proved every little bit as frustrating as I had imagined, and I ended up demolishing it to a point where it could not be tested for functional errors.
Either way, I soldered in a new one and tried it out.
Unfortunately it made not difference. The clean, bypassed signal sounds normal, but as soon as I engage the effect I get this oddly clipped, blorring and ‘farting’ sound which increases in awfulness as I turn up the volume.
It is a distorted signal, but somewhere something is still way off….
If you have any tips or thoughts, please share in the comments.