Jan Ray Pedal

This one is a clone of the Vemuran Jan Ray.

A firm natural overdrive with a pleasant silky sustain. An easy to handle overdrive with great sustain without any unnatural compression. It keeps the characteristics of the tones that the guitars naturally produce. The Jan Ray reproduces that great sustaining punchy clear tones of the blackface Fender amps from the 60’s. The tone is crispy yet the low is warm and mellow.

There’s some controversy over this pedal, as it’s a very expensive (over £300) rip-off of a Timmy. I can build this for around £25. Or less.



The “artwork” continues to be dodgy, as does spraying with clear coat.

However, things are a whole lot easier with wire strippers:

Here’s the schematic:

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