Stompboxes : BB and B size

Guitarpoppa : pédales

My activity is to design and handcraft stompboxes, preamps or small amps.
It feeds on my experience as a musician and technician trained in the 60s.

Some of my pedals perpetuate the tradition, with updated means.
Others have an original design.

They are usually manufactured in autonomous boxes, most often in the 1590BB american format, approximately 12 x 9 x 3cm, or its narrow version 1590B, 12 x 6 x 3cm …
I also combine two circuits as a duo in a single larger box.

Improved traditional stompboxes

I reproduce the historical circuits in the love of their sound …
And I perfect with all respect what is worth it.

BB size models

The [S]cream : TS9® style overdrive, featutring more diversified voicings and textures.
SpanishMoss : a deep overdrive with a special MOSFET system and texture blender.
LikeYourFace : 2 transistors Germanium fuzz, FuzzFace® style, which really works.

B size models (available in 2023)

Lil ‘Trem : A classic tremolo with an adjustable output volume.
Lil’Bender1 : my cover of the Tone Bender Mk1®, with a pleasant square sound.
Lil’Bender3 : My cover of the Tone Bender Mk3®, with its adjustable gain and tone.

Improvements by Guitar Poppa :

• Technicity : verified and corrected schematics, sorted components, neat powering.
• Functionality : Input buffer, ergonomic settings, generous output level.
• Musical potential : improved tone and grit, vivid response to instrumental playing.
• Personalization : custom options, duets in a single box, special orderings.

SweetGerm by, diode overdrive with a special texture controlThe (S)cream
TS9 type overdrive, with an extended
texture control.

SweetGerm by, LikeYourFace, germanium 2 trnasistor fuzzLikeYourFace
Germanium Fuzz that truly works and sings !

Original preamps and overdrives

The identity of a stompbox lies in the sonic grit provided by its technology, the tonalities it distils, and their blend in a sound that is not ordinary …
Above all: his behavior should please the instruments …

BB size models

LoVoltTube  : affordable NOS tube preamp, working naturally in 9V with a real tube grit.
CurvyMama : germanium preamp with a warm and fleshy tone for harp or guitar.
SweetGerm : germanium preamp with compressed low mids and clear treble

Coming some day in 2023 :

LittleW. : Analog echo with overdrive, to retrieve the harmonic sound of Little Walter!
And others in development …

Improvements by Guitar Poppa :

• Technicity : Varied technologies to get pedals with different musical comportements.
• Functionality : overdrive process and tone control must not sound always the same.
• Musicality : Dynamic response and tonal treatment must respect the instrument.
• Personalization : If you have special desires, there should be a special answer !

LowVoltTube by, preamp/overdrive with a NOS low voltage tubeLowVoltTube
with a NOS low voltage
tube inside.

CurvyMama, préampli pour harmonica et guitare. Donne du corps et du grain au sonCurvyMama
with a warm and fleshy tone for harp or guitar.

SweetGerm by, a germanium preamp to make your instrument singSweetGerm
Germanium preamp
to make guitar
or bass sing

Bandeau medium rouge - offre


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