MXR Iso-Brick?

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  1. nathanteal

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    Good? Bad? Y/N?
     
  2. FenderLover

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    That's a very good question.
    1) They are not specific at all what Fully Isolated means. Their web site has very little information.
    2) I fail to see the advantage in supplying two outputs at 9V@100mA, 2x9V @300mA, 2x9V@450mA, and so forth when the simplest regulator chips that they buy for $0.20 each will do 9V@1000mA each.

    If anyone has one, I'd appreciate a gut shot to see if the transformer has 10 separate outputs, because if it doesn't, it's not Fully Isolated.

    That doesn't mean it won't work for you though.
     
  3. RyanJH

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    Just because the regulators can put out 1000ma, doesn't meant the secondaries can supply that much to each regulator.

    -Ryan
     
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    I've got one for a small pedal board and it does just as good as my Voodoo power supply on my larger pedal board.

    I'm running a min fuzz face, EP Booster, Tube screamer mini, Keeley compressor 2 knob, TC Flashback Delay and a Wampler Tape Echo. No problems.
     
  5. nathanteal

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    Assuming you have the DC Brick? Been looking around and it appears the Iso-Brick won't start shipping u til June or thereabouts.

    In any case, it looks to be a solid solution to my needs without breaking the bank. Provided it is actually solid. I've heard a lot of good about the DCB, though some have called it a "glorified daisy chain." I've been using a OneSpot for over a year and will need to upgrade soon, so....
     
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    Yes, sorry, saw the picture and it looked the same. I have the DC Brick.
     
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    I think it's likely they can, but not really my point...

    Glorified, but in a good way. Feeding power from separate circuits is more preferable over the Daisy Chain, which is what the 1-Spot is.
     
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