So what's the real truth on Verbzilla power needs?

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  1. freaksho

    freaksho Member

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    Does it need a separate power supply or not?

    how can people be in such disagreement about this? i would like to use it with a Danelectro regulated AC adaptor, daisy-chained with 5 other boxes (one is a tuner). will it work or not?
     
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    I power it off of a Power-All daisy chain. The worst that will happen is that when too many pedals are on at one time they won't work.
     
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    I power mine with a 1 spot with 2 daisy chains connected to 10 pedals.
    Never once have I had an issue ever with my 1 spot or zilla.
    I will admit I dont play games like powering on every pedal I own at the same time though. I leave that for other so I have something to read about here.


     
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    I power mine with a PP2+ - no issues.
     
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    I use a 1-spot too, with no noted problems. Line 6 says not to, though.
     
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    ok, now we're getting somewhere. thanks, men.

    how much current are those 1 spots rated fer?
    (as opposed to the Boss type, say)
     
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    I'm actually powering TWO of them off of one daisy chain(as well as three other pedals on the same one). No issues whatsoever.
     
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    I dont have a verbazilla but I want to play too...and I DO have a line 6 echo park and a line 6 uber metal...

    I tried powering my line 6 in a daisy chain powered by a 1 spot and it added HISS, not hum, but HISS

    So I tried powering a boss noise supressor with a 1 spot and daisy chaining off of it, but again if a line 6 pedal was in there it added MUCH HISS

    I powered a line 6 on my skb ps-45 using the power adapters and it added too much hiss...

    basically the only way I have been able to power my line 6 echo park and uber metal without adding hiss is by using the line 6 wall warts...so far
     
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    hm. maybe those pedals are different somehow?
     
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    will the standard 1 spot daisy chain plugs work for line 6 or do i need some sort of converter? i'm about to make an offer on a 1 Spot and daisy chain dealio.

    edit: this concern came from a blurb on the 1-spot site, but now i see that the converter is for the line 6 pedal-sized modellers. so no worries.
     
  11. guybrush

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    Yeah, I've always daisychained mine with no problems whatsoever. I even bought the Line6 power supply when I got it, since I'd heard it was noisy otherwise, but ended up getting rid of it (the supply).
     
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    the zilla takes the typical 9v center negative tip just like the Boss kind.
    The 1 spot package will work just fine without any special adapters and depending on how many pedals you plan on hooking up,, you simply buy another 1 spot daisy chain and connect it to your main daisy chain..
    Real simple and nice,,, ive never had any issues with noise or anything else with the 1 spot.
     
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    im using mine off a PP2+ and its dead silent
     
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    PP2 here...no problems.
     

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