Devi Ever Ruiner...Ridiculous HUMMMMM

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by rs920, Nov 19, 2013.


  1. rs920

    rs920

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    Hello All,
    I recently purchased a Devi Ever Ruiner new from an online dealer. I have paired it with a 9V DC Negative tip 2.1 mm power supply as per the instructions. I was a little disapointed that you cant use a battery, but hey, guess i didnt read enough. This is the result



    I was wondering wether the mA of my power supply could cause this, it is only 300 mA as opposed to some power supplies that have 1000 mA.

    I have mailed Devi Ever, but havent got a response yet.
    Any opinions on my problem ?
  2. avvie

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    Oh that is NOT normal. I call 'defective unit".
  3. MightyMiloQuinn

    MightyMiloQuinn Supporting Member

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    I would say that's not right. I've had a few devi pedals and none have done that, even with single coils. I had her Aenima pedal, which can even pick up radio stations, and it didn't make that much hum. As far as I've ever heard, she's really good about repairing pedals. And if this one's new, you should either try to exchange it for a new one or send that one out to Devi.
  4. rs920

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    thanks for you're input, just waiting to hear back from Devi.
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  6. BioDriver

    BioDriver A Cinderella story Supporting Member

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    While I've never been the biggest fan of her pedals this is doing very little to make a believer out of me.
  7. MightyMiloQuinn

    MightyMiloQuinn Supporting Member

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    It actually might be easier to get a hold of her via twitter or facebook. Heck, post the video on her facebook page. That might garner some attention...
  8. kohntarkosz

    kohntarkosz Banned

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    Tell her that Billy Corgan sent you. :ninja:
  9. jwr

    jwr Supporting Member

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    She probably won't fix it. That's coming from personal experience. I just rehoused a Devi pedal and spent have my time rewiring it because of what a mess it was. It's not a ding at Devi either because she didn't actually build the damn thing, it was someone else that works for her. I think they aren't that good at building and just churning out crap.

    Pull the stupid electrical tape off and snap some shots.
  10. jwr

    jwr Supporting Member

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    You know it's also worth noting that I've owned two pedals recently that do this. One was the Bogner Ecstasy Blue and the other is the Rusty Box (depending on settings).

    Could it be that the pedal is just inherently noisy?
  11. Strangler

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  12. rs920

    rs920

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    fixed by a friend....lesson learned, buyer beware.
  13. Darkglass

    Darkglass Gold Supporting Member

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    Damn, it sucks to hear there was something wrong with the pedal (and that no one claimed responsibility for fixing it). Glad to hear you got it sorted out though!

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