EBS Pedals and how to power them

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by LAKLAND011, Dec 7, 2002.

  1. I have an EBS Octabass and I've been powering it off of my Boss daisy chain. I have no manual for it but I heard somewhere that the Boss power supply will fry it because the voltage is different. Is this true?

    If it is true, what other options do I have besides a separate EBS wall wart?

  2. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    No, not true. Same voltage and polarity.

    You can use

    - Batteries
    - Wall wart
    - Phantom power (see EBS manual)

    I tried a rechargeable battery pack to replace the wall wart (problems with hum) but have gone back to the wart (EBS model).
  3. stevekim


    Feb 11, 2000
    los angeles, ca

    i've got an ebs power supply for sale if you're interested.

  4. gfab333


    Mar 22, 2000
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    I've been using a Signalflex PS-9, and my EBS Multidrive is doing fine with no problems.

  5. seamus


    Feb 8, 2001
    I power mine from the TU-2, which in turn is powered from a Boss wall wart. Same polarity, no hiss or hum, good to go!