1. The Gear Page is run by musicians for musicians. We listen, we learn and if we misstep we are not afraid to do the right thing. We proposed some changes to the Emporiums. Based on feedback from members, we have decided to not go ahead with those changes. However, it has also highlighted that we need some community input into what is working and what is not working for members here. Primarily focused on the Emporiums, we'd like input on your thoughts about TGP and how things work in the Emporiums for you and how you'd improve them. The discussion thread on the is here!

    Dismiss Notice

Please, RMC powering info!

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by AleAndre, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. AleAndre

    AleAndre Member

    Oct 15, 2007
    Hi everybody,
    I need an important answer to choose a new wah pedal!
    I'd like to buy an RMC, Wizard i think, but I've read on the website that is MUST be powered by a max 200mA AC Adapter.

    I use a 1Spot which gave me 1,7Ampere power, can I use it with the RMC or I'll have problem with it???

    Eventually my second choise if for a Budda Wha....Thank you!
  2. Last Nerve

    Last Nerve Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    Mile High
    No 1Spot. Use a battery, they last FOREVER in RMCs. :)
  3. Mitch T

    Mitch T Member

    Mar 11, 2007
    EU citizen
    I'm VERY interested what the reason is for this new disclaimer. I mean,it's not that a One Spot or Powerall is constantly putting out 1700mA and that it would fry the corcuit ??? A circuit draws current, not the other way round.
  4. vinceman

    vinceman Member

    Aug 10, 2006
    Paris, France
    I power my picture wah (as well as about 10 pedals) with a 1spot with no problem so far.
  5. stinkfoot

    stinkfoot Member

    Jun 20, 2004
    Uppsala, Sweden
    Yes, adapters will only put out the current that is asked of them. However, if something goes wrong in the pedal, causing it to ask the full amperage the supply has to offer, a 1spot/Godlyke (with its 1700mA on tap) will be in a position to cause far more damage than a 200mA supply.

    It's all academic anyway, IMHO - a wah circuit uses so little power, that a battery lasts close to forever. Just remember to unplug the input jack when you're done.


Share This Page