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Simple question: Too many mili-Amps?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by pineapplerobot, Jul 27, 2012.


  1. pineapplerobot

    pineapplerobot

    Jul 23, 2012
    Omaha, NE
    I have the Iso-5 power supply from VooDoo labs. Can I run any pedal 9v/12v through the 9v/12v 300mA output? or only ones that require 300mA, like my Nova-Repeater? I can't seem to find simple answers to my simple questions anywhere. Thanks for the info!
     
  2. pantherairsoft

    pantherairsoft

    Apr 22, 2009
    Derby, UK
    No. 300mA is the amount of power the output can give. It doesn't strictly output, rather a pedal 'requires the draw'... So If you plug in pedal that needs 150mA it'll only draw 150mA from the output. The supply just states the maximum that it'll give.

    There's no risk of 'over loading' etc.
     
  3. LSMFT6

    LSMFT6 We brake for nobody Supporting Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    California
    None
    Right. Volts are a different issue (don't use a 24V power supply on a 9V pedal) but extra mA won't hurt at all.
     
  4. pineapplerobot

    pineapplerobot

    Jul 23, 2012
    Omaha, NE
    Sweet, thanks for the clarification!
     

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