A wiring schematic showing a basic voltage divider.

What Is A Voltage Divider?

May 23, 2024

Most guitar pedals use a 9 volt direct current. There are pedals out there that use something else, but 9 volts is the most common, especially when it comes to DIY guitar pedals. However, what do you do if you need something lower than 9 volts? What if your pedal needs both 9 volts and […]

Diagram of the inside of a potentiometer.

Potentiometer Wiring: How To Wire A Potentiometer

May 20, 2024

Potentiometers are an electronics component that are essentially used as variable resistors in guitar pedals and other electronics. I have an article on how potentiometers work and the different types if you want more information, but if you’re already pretty familiar with potentiometers but need information on how to wire them, you’re in the right […]