How to power your pedals------------------------?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by c2dzmm, Jul 31, 2006.


  1. c2dzmm

    c2dzmm Member

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    I am currently running about 10 pedals. I have about 5 boss pedals, 3 dunlops, 1 line 6, and i alesis. Most are 9V, however my mxr e.q. is 18V---and the alesis has a different input than boss---so have to use original power supply. I am running a NS-2 boss and channeling the signal using the boss signal chain to power most of my pedals---however you can only run 200ma. I use that up with about 6 pedals. I am wondering what system is the best way to power your pedals besides battery?
     
  2. Moe45673

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    For all those pedals, I'd recommend the Voodoo Labs Pedal Power 2+. pretty pricey, but will clean up your layout and simplify setting up (if you don't use a board). Will eliminate a lot of unwanted noise as well, maybe enough to justify getting rid of the NS-2
     
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    +1 on the Pedal Power 2
     
  4. nsriley

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    +2 on the Pedal Power 2. It was the single best thing I ever bought for my pedal board!

    -Peace
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  5. GuitarBrent

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    Burkey Flatliner is the best in the world. This is one time that we can all say this. I couldn't put my wah anywhere near a pedal power 2 or 2+ without lots of hum. Burkey can power just about anything and I can put my wah anywhere near on or around it with no hum. AWESOME!! You can get them here:
    http://www.tonefactor.com/proddetail.php?prod=Flatliner
     
  6. Ibanez_Guy

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    yeah i just got a pedal power 2 plus the other day. havent got it on my board yet cause the board is still in the construction stage, but the PP2+ already is cleaning things up.
     
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    I use a OneSpot and i couldn't be happier.
     
  8. seanc

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    i have been looking at changing from a PP2 to a CAE power supply. sure its a lot of money but CAE has better quality goods and better cust. service then voodo labs could ever dream of.
     
  9. Serious Poo

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    +3 One powers my pedalboard. No noise, no dropouts, no problems at all.
     
  10. Nitefly182

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    FYI, you better be famous because Bob Bradshaw doesnt offer much "service" after a purchase to people who arent touring the world and pouring thousands into his pockets. The people at DMC are very friendly and value every customer.
     
  11. 2x6L6

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    The PP2 looks cool, but what if one needs to power more than 8 pedals?
     
  12. eric-d

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    Pretty much with whatever I can find....
     
  13. Kingofguitar

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    +1 on PP2+. You can power 8 pedals plus it has an extra outlet on the back if you have any other pedals which require a separate adaptor. Jim Dunlop DC brick also is good, you can power 3 18v pedals and 7 9v pedals (I got one for sale:AOK )
     
  14. faizz

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    +1000

    Flatliner is THE way to go imho.

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  15. somecafone

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    I would beg to differ, based upon my experience.

    I bought a CAE pedal off this forum, and I called CAE w/ a couple of questions.
    I spoke to Bob personally, and he chuckled remembering the guy who ordered the pedal.
     
  16. lukeness

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    Jeez, that's a serious rig. What is it?
     
  17. Nitefly182

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    I called to ask a few questions about his midi controllers because I was considering ordering one and he acted like I was wasting his time. Maybe there are good and bad days?
     
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    reminds me of another manufacture, but cant think which one!!!!!



    Aj
     
  19. Digitalman

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    Voodoo Lab will supply you with 'Y' connectors, so you could split off each output and essentially power 16...
     
  20. faizz

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    It's my new rig, built around a Switchblade GL, with a dozen of pedals and a few rack units, all in front of an AC30.

    Hopefully i'll be able to complete it within the end of summer and post some clips and pics, work in progress since too much time LOL

    Doei!
    Faizz
     

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