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RE: Bass players - what's a good stomp pedal for FAT tone?
Unless Zvex holds a patent on this circuit it does not infringe upon
It may be in questionable taste, or even bad karma, but it isn't illegal.
Here's one of several web posts I found on the issue:
"The copyright only protects the mode of expression, not the idea embodied
Unless there is a patent involved you are free to make as much use of the
as you want."
From: Charles Zwicky [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 12:20 PM
Subject: Re: Bass players - what's a good stomp pedal for FAT tone?
It does infringe upon intellectual property, however, and as a
musician you should respect that.
>It's not thiervery, only PCB layouts can be copyrighted and at the end
>of the day most modern boutique pedals are simply clones with tweaks,
>case in point the Malekko pedal I recommended which is a clone of the
>Brassmaster but it would be way harder to build and if you get a
>Germainium one source good trannys could be a pain.