Need help finding a clean boost that runs on 18 Volts

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  1. RockStarNick

    RockStarNick Supporting Member

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    Hey guys.

    Does anyone have a good suggestion for a clean boost that runs on 18 Volts, besides the Fulltone Fatboost?

    I need a good, clean boost for solos at the end of my pedal chain, and would love to utilize the 18V output on my PedalPower ISO5.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Lespaulsignature 74

    Lespaulsignature 74 Silver Supporting Member

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    Not a true a clean boost but the Xotic EP boost can run on 18 volts.
     
  3. Philippe_CGC

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    My fave boost, the MI Audio Boost-n-Buff, does 18V. It's clean up until noon or so, then becomes a treble boost. However, you ears begin to bleed at 10 o'clock, so I don't imagine that would be a concern.
     
  5. PG-Lane

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    MXR/CAE MC-401 will run on 18v. I have one and run it at the end of the pedal chain as well. I think it runs better on 18v compared to 9v.
     
  6. youandme

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    the katana...can't run on 18 volts,but has a voltage doubler for the 9v...making 18v without needing some special power....
     
  7. GuitarBrent

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    Suhr Koko Boost runs at 18 volts, it's got a great buffer that you can turn on or off, and it has a clean and midrange boost that are awesome. It would be perfect for what you want. If you don't need the midrange boost, then Suhr makes the ISO Boost that is buffered, can run at 18 volts, and is just a clean boost with a volume knob (basically just the clean side of the Koko. I had it too, when I had a smaller board, and it was just great as well.
     
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  8. digiTED

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    The Diamond Boost EQ rocks at 18V.
     
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    The Boozter De'Boozter volume pedal made by our own Vacuum Voodoo, runs on 18 volts . It is an excellent clean boost with an EQ switch that offers a mid boost when you push it and bass compensation as you lower the volume.Sort of a one of a kind pedal.
     
  10. Fuchsaudio

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    Pure Gain will handle 18 no sweat .
     
  11. WesKuhnley

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    Thanks for the mention Philippe!

    Indeed, the Graviton does run on 18. More headroom and a little more gain with that supply as opposed to batts or 9VDC.
     
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    +1 for the CAE MC401. Works great, very transparent.
     
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    the timmy can run at 18v safely.
    paul said so. . . .
     
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    Rockbox Boiling Point can too.
     
  15. paddywhack

    paddywhack Silver Supporting Member

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    ...i'm running an OD11 at 18 volts...works great as a clean boost but has excellent low gain OD as well...
     
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    Timmy
    OD11
    EP Booster
    Amp11

    All work great for a clean/solo boost.
     
  17. batsbrew

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    Fulltone Fatboost III.

    excellent pedal.
     

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