Pedal Parts / DIY

Diode - 1N60, Zenith, Germanium, White Glass, DO-7
NOS 1N60 germanium diodes from Zenith. 1N60 diodes were used in many vintage electronics and also make for great clipping diodes in stompbox effects pedals. These Japanese made diodes are also known as 1N60 403-1.
$1.95
Diode - 1N5818, Schottky, High Switching Speed
1N5818 schottky diode with low forward voltage drop and high switching speeds.
  • Very small conduction losses
  • Negligible switching losses
  • Extremely fast switching
  • Low forward voltage drop
  • Avalanche capability specified
$0.15
Diode - 1N60, Germanium, DO-7
1N60 point-contact germanium diodes in a DO-7 package. 1N60 diodes were used in many vintage electronics and also make for great clipping diodes in stompbox effects pedals.
$2.25
Diode - 1N4739A, 9.1V, Zener, 1W, 5% Tolerance
1N4739A 9.1V zener diode in a DO-41 package. A semiconductor device that, above a certain reverse voltage(the zener value) has a sudden rise in current. If forward biased, the diode is an ordinary rectifier. When reverse biased, it exhibits a sharp break in its current-voltage graph. Voltage across the diode remains essentially constant for any further increase of reverse current.
$0.27
Diode - General purpose rectifier, 1A, 1N400X
A semiconductor device which passes current in the forward direction (from anode to cathode), and blocks current in the opposite direction.
Starting at $0.30
Diode - 1N4742A, 12V, Zener, 1W, 5% Tolerance
1N4742A 12V zener diode in a DO-41 package. A semiconductor device that, above a certain reverse voltage(the zener value) has a sudden rise in current. If forward biased, the diode is an ordinary rectifier. When reverse biased, it exhibits a sharp break in its current-voltage graph. Voltage across the diode remains essentially constant for any further increase of reverse current.
$0.35
Diode - standard recovery rectifier, 3A, 1000V, 1N5408
1N5408 Diode. Lead mounted standard recovery rectifiers are designed for use in power supplies and other applications having need of a device with the following features:
  • High Current to Small Size
  • High Surge Current Capability
  • Low Forward Voltage Drop
$0.43
Diode - KD521V, Silicon, used in Russian Big Muff
New-old-stock Soviet silicon diodes KD521V (КД521B) in a SOD27 package. These diodes were used in EHX/Sovtek Big Muff models from Civil War to Black Russian. The KD521V is a high-speed switching diode encapsulated in hermetically sealed, leaded glass. The SOD27 packages are similar to DO-35.
$1.65
Diode - 1N34A Germanium
The 1N34A Germanium diode is an old standby in electronics. Widely used for detecting the rectifying efficiency or for switching on a radio, TV or stereo etc.
$1.95
Diode - Fast Recovery, 1A, 600V, 1N4937
A semiconductor device that, above a certain reverse voltage(the zener value) has a sudden rise in current. If forward biased, the diode is an ordinary rectifier. When reverse biased, it exhibits a sharp break in its current-voltage graph. Voltage across the diode remains essentially constant for any further increase of reverse current.
$0.44
Diode - Zener, 5 Watt, ±5% tolerance
5W zener diodes that are great for use in tube amps. These are commonly used to drop B+ voltages for tube modification compatibility or to create low power modes for the amp. A zener is a semiconductor device that, above a certain reverse voltage(the zener value) has a sudden rise in current. If forward biased, the diode is an ordinary rectifier. When reverse biased, it exhibits a sharp break in its current-voltage graph. Voltage across the diode remains essentially constant for any further increase of reverse current.
Starting at $0.55
Diode - BAT41, Schottky, Small Signal
The BAT41 is a schottky diode used in many DIY projects. General purpose metal to silicon diode featuring very low turn-on voltage and fast switching. This device has integrated protection against excessive voltage such as electrostatic discharges.
$0.39
Diode - Small Signal Fast Switching, 1N4448
A semiconductor device which passes current in the forward direction(from anode to cathode), and blocks current in the opposite direction. Features
  • Silicon epitaxial planar diodes
  • Low power loss, high efficiency
  • Low leakage
  • Low forward voltage
  • High speed switching
  • High current capability
  • High reliability

Used in a variety of Fender amps. Replacement for Fender part number 0006260049
$0.20
Diode - OA74A, Amperex, Germanium, Black Glass
NOS OA74A germanium diodes from Amperex. OA74A diodes were used in many vintage electronics and also make for great clipping diodes in stompbox effects pedals. The red end is the cathode. OA74A is a near-exact replacement for OA81.
$1.89
Diode - 1N4741A, 11V, Zener, 1W, 5% Tolerance
1N4741A 11V zener diode in a DO-41 package. A semiconductor device that, above a certain reverse voltage(the zener value) has a sudden rise in current. If forward biased, the diode is an ordinary rectifier. When reverse biased, it exhibits a sharp break in its current-voltage graph. Voltage across the diode remains essentially constant for any further increase of reverse current.
$0.20
Diode - Silicon Rectifier, 3A, 400V, 1N5404
A semiconductor device which passes current in the forward direction(from anode to cathode), and blocks current in the opposite direction.
$0.35
Diode - 1N60, Germanium, Striped Clear Glass, DO-7
1N60 point-contact germanium diodes in a DO-7 package with striped clear glass. 1N60 diodes were used in many vintage electronics and also make for great clipping diodes in stompbox effects pedals.
$1.95
Diode - small signal fast switching, 1N4148A
A semiconductor device which passes current in the forward direction(from anode to cathode), and blocks current in the opposite direction. For extreme fast switches.
$0.35
Diode - KD522B, Silicon, used in Russian Big Muff
New-old-stock Soviet silicon diodes KD522B (КД522Б) in a SOD27 package. These diodes were used in EHX/Sovtek Big Muff models from Civil War to Black Russian. The KD522B is a high-speed switching diode encapsulated in hermetically sealed, leaded glass. The SOD27 packages are similar to DO-35.
$1.65
Diode - 1N4748A, 22V, Zener, 1W, 5% Tolerance
1N4748A 22V zener diode in a DO-41 package. A semiconductor device that, above a certain reverse voltage(the zener value) has a sudden rise in current. If forward biased, the diode is an ordinary rectifier. When reverse biased, it exhibits a sharp break in its current-voltage graph. Voltage across the diode remains essentially constant for any further increase of reverse current.
$0.20
Diode - 1N5817, Schottky, High Switching Speed
Schottky diode with low forward voltage drop and high switching speeds.
$0.20
Diode - 1N914, Small Signal
The 1N914 is a small signal diode similar to the 1N4148 and is common in many older electronics. The 1N914 is general purpose and can be used in a multitude of different applications.
$0.23