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Here's how to add a pedal to your Strat to active overdrive with the stomp of your foot for under $20.
Things you'll need to have:1 x Rock Band Fender Stratocaster Guitar Controller (with it's warranty prepared for departure)1 x Phillips screw driver. I...
Take out all the screws on black part of the back of the controller. If you need a photo of this you should probably stop right now ;)
Remove the 6 screws that hold the controller circuit board in place. We need to work on the other side of it.
You're going to need to solder wires to these two points, the ground and the back/select button.
Hopefully it'll look something like this.
Give a dab of hot glue to cover up any exposed wire. Once it's dry you can reattach the circuit board to the guitar.
Solder up the other end of the wire to your 1/4" phono jack.
Time to pick a spot where you want the jack to be. I recommend putting it in the bottom corner where the USB cord comes out. Of course you can put it ...
Here's a close up of the jack mount.
After testing to make sure it works, put the shell back together again. Hopefully you didn't lose any screws. Once the shell is back together (don't o...
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