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Indeed, is Voodo Labs ISO 5 also enough for my needs?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by eveilleu, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. eveilleu

    eveilleu Supporting Member

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    Hi,
    Sometime next week a few pedals will arrive and I'm planning to move away from the pedaltrain mini to a Jr. Then today I saw a thread titled “Voodo Labs ISO 5 enough for my needs? ” This got me thinking... Crap! I also have an ISO-5!! Do I also need to upgrade the brick? Double crap!


    These are my pedals (proton might move, but this is the order of my chain):

    30 mA - TU-3
    60 mA - micro thrumpinator (always on, can be daisy chained)
    6 mA – Octamizer (leaftlet says 6, I don't believe it, I should assume 20)
    20 mA - VMT
    20 mA - You're Doom
    30 mA - B7K (always on, must be isolated)
    25 mA - Proton
    ??? - PWNZOR (assuming always on)


    This is the plan:

    The 3x 100 mA will have: B7K, micro thrumpinator, PWNZOR (each isolated)

    On the 9v 300 mA: TU-3

    Then I'll draw a daisy chain out of the TU-3's output (200mA) that will connect the ones I stomp on: Octamizer, VMT, You're Doom, Proton (for a total draw of 71-85 mA on the chain)

    It means the B7K will go back to 9v instead of 12v and the 18v will remain empty. I have no idea about the PWNZOR
    What do you think? Looks to me like all the pedals will be happy but am I missing something?
  2. Crater

    Crater

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    I have a guitar pedalboard with about 7 - 8 pedals, all powered by my ISO-5. Very similar setup to what you've described, except I don't have a TU-3; I just made my own 1-to-4 daisy chain cable. I've had no problems with noise or hum whatsoever.
  3. eveilleu

    eveilleu Supporting Member

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    Thanks!
  4. sunbeast

    sunbeast Supporting Member

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    Looks like a perfect solution to me! If you do find noise with any of the pedals you can easily switch around which ones are isolated.
  5. eveilleu

    eveilleu Supporting Member

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    And thank you!

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