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RE: DL4 modification...
> This sounds lovely, and I'm wondering if I can perform such a mod to
> my Headrush.
> Anyone tried this yet? Some further questions:
Should be straight forward. It's just a matter of finding which
connections to short and mimic the push of a specific button
>>Basically, it's a small box with 4 SPST momentary stomp switches,
> What brand/source? I'm in desperate need of a *roadworthy*
> and *silent* stomp switch for less than $15 US.
Just a standard stomp switch from the local electronics store. It's
very roadworthy, but not terribly silent. For me, I wanted a strong
resistance to avoid accidentally or prematurely hitting the record
> What is a CAT5 networking jack? Would I find this in the Mouser
electronics catalog, ferinstance?
CAT5 networking jacks are what you'd find in an office where PC's are
networked together. They look just like a phone jack, but bigger and
with more connections. They're also called RJ45's vs. phone jacks which
are RJ11's (or is that vice versa?). If you don't need 8 wires, but 6
or 4, then a standard phone jack scenario could accomplish the same
> What is "standard, cheap network cable?" Is it roadworthy?
I wouldn't say it's as roadworthy as a decent instrument cable. It's
designed for static installation. You can go to any home depot, lowe's,
or radio shack and they'll have cat 5 cable. Check it out and make the
Additionally, the box I'm using as a stomp-box is a simple plastic
enclosure from my local electronics parts store. Not very road-worthy,
but I'm not out that much. Weight and cost are more of an issue.