Expression pedal and cascading power

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  1. jddub440

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    Hey guys I gotta question I'm sure somebody knows about here. I have a Korg pitchblack and I want to cascade some power to my other stomps....it's gotta 200 mA max load it can supply and I have an Electro-harmonix pitchfork and the Ehx Holy Stain and both can use expression pedals! My question is when plugging in an expression pedal into either of these does it draw any extra power than the initial specs that the company claims the maximum power consumption draws?? i.e. PitchFork draws 30 mA of power....would it draw more if the expression is plugged in and rocking???
     
  2. RyanJH

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    It won't draw any extra power; expression pedals are passive devices. All they do is redirect the signal at some point in the circuit through the potentiometer inside the expression pedal and back to the pedal in order to control some function inside the pedal.
     
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    Awesome and thank you for the simple explanation
     
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