18volt pedals- whats compact out there?

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  1. flume

    flume Gold Supporting Member

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    Going about this in reverse...

    I have the ISO 5 from VoodooLabs and the 18V output is screamingly available...for a small board, I'd like to use every available output - and would need to be a compact box. Everything I have is 9V. Whats out there in reverbs, delays, or low gain overdrives that are 18V ?

    Spew at will.:drink
     
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    18v of pure awesomeness.
     
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    A lot of Subdecay pedals run at 18v and are usually fairly compact, single space pedals, including the Super Spring Theory reverb, which might be the only reverb that runs at 18v? Not sure. VFE and Barber too, if you're looking for drives. Earthquaker has a handful of pedals that run at 18v, but they often use the taller, bulkier enclosures. And I'm sure there are many, many others. Just search PGS or Prymaxe for 18 volt and you should get some results. Maybe an advanced search on TGP using Google too, since I feel like there have been threads about this subject.

    Unfortunately, there aren't many mini pedals with 18v capability, though a great and sought after mini analog delay with 18v capability is the Young Pedals ADM-600. Still kicking myself for selling that one. :facepalm
     
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    Hardly mini...
     
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    Most pedals running typical TL082 op amps can be run on 18V...

    ....but here's the thing: running the B+ rails that high doesn't accomplish much of anything if you're not swinging the signal high enough to need the headroom.

    It's like swimming in the ocean: if you can't "touch bottom", does it matter whether it's 12 feet deep or 12,000 feet deep?
     
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    Fulltone Fat Boost Version 1 or 3 (version 1's my favorite, coolest low gain overdrive I've tried)
     
  11. flume

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    Thanks for the tip!

    Under the FAQ it says all but 3 pedals can run at 18v. The SL Drive is very appealing...but its manual says 9v. Will contact Xotic and confirm. Could be a great solution because its small and are sold locally at Action Music. Fingers crossed.
     
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    My 18v slot on the ISO has an echorec hooked up to it. So tasty.

    I was looking at my fulltone '70 ii, and I noticed it could be powered at 18v ... Weird!
     
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    Blackout Effectors Mantra w/low-gain mod at 18v is AWESOMELY dynamic. Great EQ, nice, slightly gritting gain character. -E
     
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    OOPS, it pays to read more carefully. Didn't see the "COMPACT" part of the OPs title. My bad.

    (still though......it's awesome. :D )
     
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    Vapor Trail by Seymour Duncan. Great Analog delay. Runs at 9 to 18 volts. Battery power too if you want it. Even has a wet insert!
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    I've been using a Pigtronix Fat Drive to great effect with my ISO5 18v out. Other pedals I've considered at 18v: Diamond Comp, SP Comp, EP Booster, EQD Black Eye or Monarch, Fulltone drive pedals, MP Forest Green Comp, BYOC Optical Comp. hope that helps!
     
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    I run the ehx glove at 18v
     
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