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Voodoo Labs ISO5- Reduce 18v outlet to 9v

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by amfmsb, Jan 21, 2012.


  1. amfmsb

    amfmsb

    Dec 16, 2007
    I've asked a similar question before- Sorry for the repetition. I have no need for an 18v outlet- can I reduce it to 9v?

    Or can I power any of the pedals on my board at 18v without...trouble?

    Boss DD3
    Boss TU2
    Boss OC2 (ACA)
    Boss CS2 (ACA)
    EHX Freeze
    Digitech Multi Play
    W&C PPB
    W&C TFR
    Devi Ever Bit
    IE FrantaBit
    IE Xero D
    Moog Ring Mod
    Dunlop 105q

    IE Polytope (future)

    I wish it were the future now.
     
  2. walterw

    walterw Supportive Fender Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 20, 2009
    alpha-music.com
    nope, 18 is 18, and not meant for 9V pedals.
     
  3. Dark Barn

    Dark Barn

    Aug 3, 2010
    Seattle
    I'm not an expert but I'm pretty sure some pedals need at least 9v but can be powered by more. Contact the manufacturers and ask, I'd definitely get their say so before trying it though. I do not dispute that 18 is 18 however, that part is true.
     
  4. Professionally designed equipment has minimum and maximum specifications for power sources. In some companies the marketing geniuses toss the engineering specs and dumb them down for the customer. In which case: good luck.
     
  5. MSUsousaphone

    MSUsousaphone

    Dec 4, 2009
    Lake Charles, La
    Endorsed Artist: Myco Pedals
    You should write them and see if they'll develop the opposite of this: Voltage Doubling Cables, Voodoo Lab

    Something that can divide the voltage from one 18v to two 9v. Get on that.
     

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