Best Way to Power My Pedals...??

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  1. Aralok

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    Okay, so I now have an RMC Picture Wah, Keeley Compressor, a TS808, a Boss RC-2 Looping Station, and an MXR Carbon Copy Delay and need to know what would be the best way to power them all as I am tired of batteries going dead all the time?

    Thanks for the help!
     
  2. pulse.

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    What everyone would say
    Voodoo Labs Pedal Power 2 +
     
  3. Aralok

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    Thanks for the help !
     
  4. loosegroove

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    For that set up, you would probably be fine with just a 1-spot with a daisy chain and it would be much much cheaper than a Voodoo Lab Power Supply.
     
  5. ThunderTomate

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    In that case, if you have noise problems, will be better if you use one "one-spot" for the RC2, an other for your analog pedals. Some digital pedals can transmit noise when are daisy chained. I would prefer the Voodoo Labs Pedal Power.
     
  6. robcollins

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    Why exactly you prefer the gigrig over the PP2+?
    Do you have it's dimensions?
     
  8. klaetos

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    Dunlop DC Brick works great as well. A bit smaller then the voodoo lab I think. powers six 9v and three at 18v.
     
  9. Pat Healy

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    Yep. I have both the Brick and the PP2+. Both are great, the Brick is smaller and half the cost.
     
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    hmm so the 1spot doesn't support the digital pedals as well as the PP2+? I'm experiencing humming as well when i daisy chain my pedals together, a boss PH-1r is in my chain. Hence, does the PP2+ eliminate this problem? Sorry for thread hijacking, but i believe that this could be useful info for you.
     
  12. ThunderTomate

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    DC Brick outlets are not isolated, that's why it's cheaper and smaller.
     
  13. Floor

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    The important thing is that the powersupply has isolated outputs (like the Voodoolab). if not, unwanted noise can occure. Also some pedals like more than the standard 9v, so a powersupply with an 12v and/or 18v option is nice to have too.
     
  14. robcollins

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    rough dimensions (i'm not near my board)

    11cm x 6.5cm


    As for why I like it , it has power in abundance (5000ma) and is neat.
    It came with my Gigrig Pro 14 switcher but have since bought another for another pedalboard.
     
  15. 5stringwonder

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    A T-Rex FuelTank Jr would do the job. 5 isolated 9V outputs. Much smaller, lighter and cheaper than the PP2+
     
  16. zachhahn

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    that's what i got. it works so far on my small board (4~5 pedals).
     
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    Some pedals can hum with the "1Spot" I have discovered. Morley VAI wah (not terrible) and my X2 wireless reciever are the most noticable.
     
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    Pp2+
     
  19. edrock

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    I tried to save some money & bought the 1Spot, took it back the next day for a PP2+. Should pay for itself in about 60 batteries. :dude
    Nice and quiet, built like a tank, and has a lot of features I never expected to need. Couple weeks later I bought a used EH Holy Grail, and lo and behold - the included positive tip cable comes in handy. Any issues with taking the batteries out of my pedals now?
     
  20. lspaulsp

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    Less than a year, I'm having issues with it.
     

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