The PDS was boxed with the PDS manual. When I got mine, I thought I got a PDS manual by mistake, so I called digitech and. I am fond of the Dod/Digitech PDS series delays. On paper there’s nothing too amazing – mid s 8-bit delays with 1, 2 or 8 (if you can afford. DigiTech PDS Two Second Digital Sampler: DigiTech PDS series» digital delay pedal», sampler pedal».

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At this point things appeared to work again, except the delay was very distorted and noisy. This PDS mine was fairly easy to deal with. Once the recorded phrase, therefore, we must switch to “Trigger” ie bending, super convenient Did you find this review helpful? Someone had already taken a crack at fixing it, it was missing knobs and a back panel.

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I already had an analog delay an Ibanez ADso I was pretty used to this kind of sounds. Raju Solanki 16 April at Hey i got sone issues with my pds I am pretty noob at this but I know I can resolder it The has something similar. More on that below. Mateusz Rademacher 25 April at The 1Meg trimmer for clock frequency was also broken off.

I messed around with compounder trimpot as I thought that may be distorting – no improvement. A surprising amount of 90s and early 00s delays can’t smoothly pitch-shift recorded audio when playing with the delay times, and glitch or “jump” somewhere through the pot travel. Or do you have an idea where i could Let oh repair? There may be an “official” method for adjusting maximum delay length using a testpoint on the PCB but without a service manual I’ve come up with my own.


It must be pressed again each time you want to start another one. This is on purpose, but it’s still boring.

Lopsided’s review – DigiTech PDS Two Second Digital Sampler – Audiofanzine

For now the phrase will be repeated ad infinitum. Please let me know if you have a PDS schematic or high-resolution board shots.

Ja zehre a Chance that i could send oh to you for repair? Sometimes I had to iterate and go back and forth between the two sets of pots. The length of it depends on the settings of the repeat range. I got this in a box of failed repairs from a music store in the US some years ago and never did a lot with it until now. These delays could be built from scratch with new parts today, and they are very janual. An input jack, a jack and a trigger input jack output.

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Tweaking these delay pots brought the delay back to 1 second and adjustable through the full range of the delay pot. This a soft-start for the 9V supply on the PDS This means they get lost, and I have never actually seen one.

I repaired 4 of these delays recently. Everything seemed to work, except that I couldn’t change delay ranges, it was stuck on manjal longest range 2 seconds.

It was the beginning of the digital, so its still a big hue analog repetitions are quite dark. Digital Delay, yes, but vintage digital delay! In contrast, we try to use the sampler mode, the problems appear. If it let me go Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services.


This pedal may well be digital, it can diigitech self-oscillation, which is very cool. Newer Post Older Post Home. I would like to see how idgitech was implemented, as it should have 4x the memory of the PDS It is the ancestor of what JamMan. Log in Become a member. It is here also that the Trigger Input makes sense Two knobs to adjust the volume of input and output, a switch to toggle between Normal, Trigger and Sample, three pots to adjust the mix, the Regen and Delay Time, and finally a switch to toggle between the last three patterns of delay: With that, two footswitches: Everything is done with standard CMOS logic.

Lopsided ‘s user review 5 Like Tweet Submit Email. So once in Trigger mode, you must press the switch on the left to launch a sample. Finally, a tribute all the same to the ancestor of the JamMan!

Here is a braindump: Delay time is manhal by 3! Write a user review Ask for a user review. I swapped this chip over from the other and it worked.