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Digitech bass driver current usage?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by chrispy108, Jan 4, 2006.


  1. chrispy108

    chrispy108

    May 3, 2005
    Hi,

    Just wondering if anyone knew how many mA the bass driver uses?

    I can't find it anywhere?!

    Thanks,
    Chris
     
  2. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Not much I'm sure. Why, are you looking for a power supply or what?
     
  3. IcedEarthWOM

    IcedEarthWOM

    Oct 2, 2005
    a lot of compact pedals rarely go over 40-50 mA (even digital).
    unfortunatly Digitech rates power consumption in watts :mad:
     
  4. chrispy108

    chrispy108

    May 3, 2005
    Yeah, looking for a power supply for my pedals and don't wanna go over.

    It is gonna be fairly big, it gets through a 9v battery in about 4 hours :eek:
     
  5. Not sure about the milliamp consumption, but it sure as hell cranks out a lot of juice in little time (expect the battery to last 2-3 hours). Get a standard adaptor for a pedal. I suggest a 1SPOT as it doesn't hog extra power slots.
     
  6. Craggsy

    Craggsy

    May 24, 2005
    This is why I sold the Digitech Bass Driver because IT EATS BATTERIES!!. The power supply it recommends is 450mA!! Ive purchased the Digitech Bad monkey which is meant to be all analgue and when testing the current usage, it blew the 200mA fuse on my voltmeter!

    So you looking at least 200mA + therefore as Masterbasser71 said a 1Spot is recommended.

    Hope this helps