1Spot power supply, good or bad

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Melodic Dreamer, Dec 17, 2005.


  1. Melodic Dreamer

    Melodic Dreamer Member

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    I know pedal power is suppose to be great, but what about the small and cheap 1SPOT? Is it decent?
     
  2. theHoss

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    Sorry to hijack.....what about the Pedal Pad. It is a bit cheaper than the Pedal Power II?
     
  3. erksin

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    I use the One Spot with 5 effects daisy-chained - no noise/problems at all. MF has a combo pack for like $29.99...
     
  4. mustangman

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    i use one with 7 chained pedals and its great, no noise at all.
     
  5. Ben C.

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    I use one (PowerAll) with 11 effects chained... no problems, even with all of them on at the same time ;)

    -Ben
     
  6. Melodic Dreamer

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    That is the one I ordered. I'm glad to hear it's pretty good.

    I have one more question.
    I always here about center positive or negative this and that. If you have both will the 1spot be ok, or should you still use a different adapter for the other?
     
  7. NyteOwl

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    I've used both the One Spot and the GodLyke to power 7 - and for a while there, 8 - pedals and never had a problem with either...
     
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    I'm powering 8 pedals with my One Spot with no problems.
     
  9. Scott Peterson

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    Same experience as NyteOwl - no problems with the One Spot or the Godlyke Power-All. I still own both and find them to be both good products.
     
  10. Patch

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    Same experience as NyteOwl, erksin, mustangman, sandman, Scott Peterson. No problem at all. :)
     
  11. Robzilla

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    it works fine, not noisy at all..
     
  12. Riscchip

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    I have three of them. Needless to say, I think they're great.
     
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    If you have one pedal with a positive tip (like the Fulltone Soulbender), you have to use a different adapter to power that pedal.

    I have a One Spot, and it works great.
     
  14. sage97

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    I hesitated in getting one mainly due to the low price. It seemed too good to be true especially when compared to the alternatives.

    No problems whatsoever. Very happy with it.
     
  15. Moe45673

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    I own a godlyke (basically the same thing as a 1spot). Awesome power supply, have a little noise when used with my dd-20, but otherwise no problems whatsoever.

    using it to power 9 pedals!
     
  16. EFrost

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    I have had a OneSpot for over a year, and until recently, it had worked like a charm. For 30 bucks, it sure was great. But for whatever reason, the end of the wire nearest to the adapter began to melt due to the transformer overheating. My best guess is that somehow the wire was partly severed, and eventually caused the adapter to fail completely. I had taken very good care of it, and I seem to be the only one to have had any problems. Since then I've picked up a Pedal Power 2, and it works great. Yes, it's nearly 6 times as expensive as the OneSpot, but it will be the last power supply I ever get!


    Eric
     
  17. olectric

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    I have a PPII that I power 8 pedals with; I now have room for more than 8 on my board. I'm thinking of getting a One Spot to plug into the outlet on the back of the PPII--is there any reason that would be a bad idea?
     
  18. msp

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    i've had my pedal power (the origonal one) for a little over 5 years. it has been mounted on or under 3 different pedal boards and has powered over 35-40 effects at somepoint in time (not at one time of course but allways is powering around 8-10 effects)

    it runns on some weeks for 5-8 hours a day...sometimes just 30 minutes a day but has been turned on allmost everyday for 5 years

    never gets hot, never had a noise issue or radio interception

    verry reliable and looks professional too

    highly recomend it............sound investment
     
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    +1 for all the above. I've used one for over two years now. And I just added the 12v version for my acoustic's wireless rig..
     
  20. twangbanger

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    1 1/2 years w/ the onespot and no noise or problems with 6 pedals
     

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