Pedaltrain PT-2 and Voodoo PP2+ question

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  1. bohemianbrian

    bohemianbrian Member

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    Would love to own a PT2 but worried if it'll let me use all the features of the PP2+ namely the AC out.

    I have a voodoo PP2+ and the back of it has an AC out (not the AC in to power the PP2+ itself) where you can plug in a 2-prong power adapter for certain pedals requiring a dedicated power supply. does the PP2 block that off from being used? is there enough space/clearance for a chunky powersupply to fit back there? my powersupply is one of those brick ones (shape of a 1-spot) with a two prong end and I dont know if it'd be able to clear the circular opening in the pictures...

    thanks!
     
  2. weshunter

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    an adapter won't clear the opening, but any normal sized plug will
     
  3. bohemianbrian

    bohemianbrian Member

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    safe to use a power strip into there?
     
  4. Vishnu

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    i have a 2 unit power strip in the COURTESY input

    i also have the PT junior and use the COURTESY socket with no probs.....although i will say this;when measuring and drilling the holes for the bracket you HAVE to be 100% precise with your measurements to get the plug in.....well we do here in the UK
     
  5. HCarlH

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    You can go to Walmart and get an extension that is just a few inches long (The ends light up as well.) I use the outlet to power my wireless.
     
  6. weshunter

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    i don't get the all caps on COURTESY

    :confused:
     
  7. Vishnu

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    it's what Voodoo labs call the socket input.......i used all caps rather than " " out of a need /desire to be original

    is that OK with YOU ? :)
     
  8. chip46

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    I bought a little plug extension at Lowes that comes out flush with the back of the Pedaltrain. You could then plug any size adapter onto the back. I have two adapters I needed to use, so I bought a little 2 plug surge protector that I routed underneath the board.

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    Here's the extension plug. This was a cheap walmart one, but I had to upgrade to a nicer black one from Lowes, the cheapy one tended to wiggle around too much and I would get loss of power to the strip.

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  9. groovington

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    You can use one of those little dummy plugs in there. You know that have the ground, that is typically used as an adaptor to plug a grounded plug into a 2 prong outlet. It is the perfect length. And if you ever need to get it out, use needle nose pliers!
     
  10. bohemianbrian

    bohemianbrian Member

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    sweet feedback - thanks guys
     
  11. 4nd3h

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    Did you have to drill your PT-2 to mount the PP2+?

    Not too hot on that.
     
  12. chip46

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    If you want to mount the PP2+ with brackets you have to drill 4 holes. Takes about a minute.

    What's not appealing about the bracket method and drilling?
     
  13. Hugo Da Rosa

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    You could also apply dual lock along the brackets -- i've seen some folks do that before. But it will never hold nearly as strong as screws.
     
  14. cheameup

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    I just had to drill my PT pro for a new PP2+ and I wasnt too excitied about it either as I'm generally a retard with tools .
    but its a piece of cake with a decent drill
     

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