Pedal Power with a couple 18v outs

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by rastaman, Feb 23, 2008.

  1. rastaman

    rastaman Member

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    Does someone make a quality pedal power supply with all of the bells and whistles [iso, regulated, etc.] with 9vdc and 18vdc outs?

    *edit* I just remembered The Juicebox, are they still making them? Kinda pricey but nice.
     
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    dc brick??

    you can link 9v outputs on a PP2 to go 18v.
     
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    Hmm.. the DC Brick shows it has 7 - 9vdc outs and 3 - 18vdc outs.. Cool. It is very compact and looks well built. Let me go back and read more.
     
  5. Ed Reed

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    VDL has one in the works as we speak, coming out soon. It has 9vdc, 18vdc and 9vac outputs all three.
     
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    Then the PERFECT power supply WILL exist! :dude
     
  7. Ed Reed

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    same size as the old one too.
     
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    will look like this

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    Wow, I didn't know who VDL was at first. I have a VDL amp switcher that is superior.... when is this going to be available? Inquiring minds want to know!

    There doesn't seem to be that many outs though jakeddy.
     
  10. Ed Reed

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    A few more would have looked better but you can daisy chain off the few that are there. Most pedals take 10-30 ma or so some take lots more. You'd need to find out your requirments and go from there. Putting two or three on a tap isn't bad, I've recently started doing it myself. For a cheap easy daisy chain I use a One Spot and take a pair of scissors and cut off ever how many I need in a given chain.
     
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    I'm powering this board with 2 One Spots and a "eye sore" surge, I think I'm going to go with the Brick..... I've been slacking long enough.
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  12. Ed Reed

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    To make sure you understand, I don't use the One Spot power supply, I use the PP2+ and plug a two or three chian on it made from the One Spot brand Multi Plug. That way i still have most of my pedals isolated. With a DC Brick they are all on the same chain just like a One Spot, non-isolated.
     
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    So you're saying the outs on the brick aren't isolated?
     
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    The brick is basically glorified one spot with 18v capability.
    Nothing is isolated so its possible to get hums. I have read about humming when the 18v jacks are used.
     
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    Dc brick shares all 9 Volts outlets' grounds. The 18V is isolated from the 9V.


     
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    Since VDL outs are isolated, you can easily make (or buy direct) an 18V out by combining 2 9V.

     
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    Ed, so how many pedals are you powering off the PPII+? Any issues at all (current drop, etc) using the daisy chains?
     
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    I just got VERY excited!

    Ed, can you tell us more about this little beauty? Looks like its going to solve a lot of problems for me...

    Release date / power max load's on each of the outputs would be AWESOME to know...
     

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