Center positive to center negative switching

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by bebi, Oct 6, 2017.

  1. bebi

    bebi Supporting Member

    Sep 26, 2014
    Fredrikstad, Norway
    Question to any TB´er in the know:

    I have an Eden pedal with a center positive barrel connector 15V
    I also have a Yankee PSU that can have one output switched to provide 15 V, but the output is center negative.
    Can I just DIY the cable; cut and switch around the leads so the center negativ goes to positive in the other end?
    Why? Because I want one less wall wart
  2. Ba55Man1ac

    Ba55Man1ac Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 22, 2004
    Sydney, Australia
    Yes. Just make sure you insulate well.
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  3. bebi

    bebi Supporting Member

    Sep 26, 2014
    Fredrikstad, Norway
    Thanks! I thought so. Properly insulated of course. After I posted I found I could buy an adapter cable that reverses polarity, but why buy when I have a cable I can DIY? I will use some red heat shrink cover to avoid confusion.
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  4. Or just buy a (small) adapter, they're cheap — I've got a few for my Cioks PSU.

    A friend advised me to not waste time making "tools" that can be easily bought; but where is the fun and edification in that?

    So, yeah, DIY.
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