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The Best

Pedal Power Supply

Bestseller No. 1
Donner DP-1 Guitar Power Supply 10 Isolated DC Output for 9V/12V/18V Effect Pedal
  • 10 Isolated Output,Isolated Short Circuit/Overcurrent Protected
  • Material: Aluminium Alloy, light weight and portable
  • Bright Blue LED For Pedal Board Lighting & Short Circuit Indicate
  • Includes link Moukey power cables (10pcs)
Bestseller No. 2
Pigtone Pedal Power Supply Adapter 9V DC 1A 1000ma Tip Negative 5 Way Daisy Chain...
  • This is a professional guitar effect pedal adapter, Outside positive, after negative, after professional engineer circuit and noise reduction design, multiple noise filtering, ripple up to <30MV,...
  • You can run 5 pedals on your pedal board at the same time. you will have no trouble with the sound.
  • OUTPUT: 9V DC, 1A (1000mA), Tip Negative (-) design
  • The professional noise isolation performance ensures you a quiet pedal chain condition while you play.absolutely no loss of sound/signal. Smooth sailing and happy shredding!
Bestseller No. 3
Sovvid Guitar Pedal Power Supply - Pedal Board Power Supply 10 Isolated DC Output for...
  • 【10 Isolated Output, Stable Current】: Sovvid pedal power supply is very safe and secure. 10 isolated output has separate short circuit protection. Short circuit in one channel won't affect other...
  • 【Noise Free, Heat Dissipation】: Sovvid pedalboard power supply has built-in powerful noise filter and good shielding effect. Which makes the radiation and current noise in a very limited range....
  • 【Short Circuit and Over Current Protection】: Each port has separate short circuit and over current protection. When one port is short-circuited or get current overload due to misuse or accident,...
  • 【LED Indicator, Robust Steel Casing】: The Blue LED lights will indicate the short short-circuit or overload problem. When Turn on LED indicator switch, short-circuited channel will off while...
Bestseller No. 4
Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus Isolated Power Supply
  • A universal power supply for all battery-operated guitar pedal effects
  • The only universal power supply available which will power any type of Boss pedal effect
  • Features 8 completely isolated outputs
  • Comes complete with cables and a detachable AC power cord
Bestseller No. 5
Truetone Stage And Studio Equipment Case (CS12USJ)
  • Has 12 fully isolated outputs
  • 5 voltage options provide power for virtually any effect pedal
  • Variable 4-9Vdc, 12 Vdc, 18 Vdc, 9Vdc and 9Vac
  • Designed with cutting-edge technology, not just transformers

Buyer's Guide: Pedal Power Supply

What to Look For in a Guitar Pedal Power Supply

Many people ask what the big deal is about separate outputs on a pedal board. Basically, having separate outputs on a pedal board allows each individual pedal to have its own power source, guaranteeing that the current sent to a particular guitar pedal is uniform. In addition, separate outputs also allow you to control the volume from a variety of different controls on each pedal. This feature is useful for multi-effects units that require variable levels of gain reduction, such as the fuzz and wah modules in your pedal board.

You can separate the different sources of power with a switchable input type. There are three types of switchable inputs on a pedal-power supply: direct connectors, dual-use connectors, and battery connectors. A direct connector allows you to use one outlet for both AC and DC sources. Dual-use connectors allow you to connect two or more devices that require the use of two separate outlets. Finally, a battery connector allows you to connect an electric lead from your guitar into your pedal board. The advantage of having these options on your board is that you are guaranteed that the separate devices are treated equally when the power goes out.

There are some advantages to using separate sources of power. It allows you to use more than one amp in your signal chain, since one amp can supply all the necessary power supply requirements for multiple effects and pedals. If you want to mix your signal, you can run all the amp sources through one switching or control panel and monitor the effects through a separate control knob. This is also a good option for pedal boards with onboard mixers or equalizers, because you can use the same power supply to run both the equalizer and the amp control at the same time.

There are some disadvantages to separate power sources as well. If you decide to use a separate mains source for your guitar effects pedal, then you need to be sure that the power socket you choose can cope with the larger amp load. Some sockets can only handle a small amp load and may become unstable and suffer from voltage fluctuations if the amp gets too hot. You might also have to move the socket further away from your amplifier if you want to use it in a location where the signal can still be transmitted to your music interface or sound card.

A better option for a pedal power supply is to use a battery and solar power supply. Batteries are available in many sizes and voltages and can be used for both audio and power applications. They are also quite affordable and can easily be replaced in the event of failure. Battery power is also compatible with most stomp box styles of processors and will work even when the power cord is not available.

When choosing a battery power supply, make sure that it has nine outlets. This is a good choice if you are using multiple pedals. It is a much simpler setup than using several different outlet devices. The larger the pedal system the more potential power hungry the outlets will have to handle. If you are using multiple devices, such as a wah, tremolo, mono way, cabinet has, cabinet-style tremolo wah, a few channels of chorus, etc.

Other things to keep in mind about your guitar pedal power supplies is the number of outputs that it has. Some devices will only support one or two outputs, while others will need up to nine. The larger the number of outputs, the higher the wattage you can safely use for each channel. You might also need to think about connecting it to an outlet that is separate from the main power cord. It might make sense to run all the necessary wires to your separate power points.

Pedal power supplies with isolated outputs are very useful for recording purposes. They allow you to record one channel at full volume and place the other unconnected for another member of the band to use without worrying about damaging the separate units. Walrus Audio makes several different models of isolated pedal power supplies. Make sure to choose a model that has at least three different outputs for different types of pedals and channels you will need.