SD stc-3 running at 18v...

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by baixotuba, Aug 7, 2002.

  1. baixotuba


    Nov 19, 2001
    This preamp will do best work when running at 18v?
  2. dougray

    dougray Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2002
    western maryland
    it wouldnt hurt to run the pre amp at 18v ,but not necessary.. i say if you have the room for 2-9volt batteries go for it... good-luck..:D
  3. baixotuba


    Nov 19, 2001
    Anyone had more experience with this preamp?
  4. I have had 2 of them both at 9 volts, never tried 18

    Never felt the need to
  5. jwymore


    Jul 26, 2001
    Portland, OR
    It is perfectly safe to run the Duncan tone circuits at 18V and it will enhance the tone a bit but I don't think you will see a huge difference. Like said above, if you have room for the batteries give it a shot and see what you think