1966 power? hmmmm

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Post by Braden » Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:17 pm

I got my Sola MkII in December 09 and just changed the battery two days ago. The 1966 I used to own had similar performance iirc. So long as you even half pay attention to taking out the input cable it should last a good while.
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Post by hunkowood » Fri Apr 30, 2010 10:01 pm

9V Battery Snap (straight)
Allows you to power your 9V battery effects that don’t have an external power jack. Great for powering vintage effects that you don’t want to modify like a Fuzz Face or Cry Baby wah. Works with any effect that runs on 9V including Z-Vex, older Ibanez, MXR, and more.
PPBAT: $3.50 - Approximately 21” long, end-to-end.


http://www.voodoolab.com/cables.htm


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Post by robjrussell » Fri Apr 30, 2010 11:33 pm

thanks hunk - i'm aware of that but everything i hear is that the 1966 functions best with a carbon zinc battery so im gonna go with that!
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Post by molokaio » Fri Apr 30, 2010 11:42 pm

yep.. also beacuse being germanium it would need a dedicated output.
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Post by robjrussell » Sat May 01, 2010 12:00 am

well the voodoo labs stuff are isolated outputs.. so that would be ok
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Post by psycho*daisies » Sat May 01, 2010 3:37 am

or the closest "Dollar Store"....

Eveready, Panasonic, Hamilton Beach etc...

AnalogMan (Mike) says,

"Alkaline batteries are OK for most things except fuzz pedals, or a really simple early pedal like the Dallas Rangemaster. In those pedals, the battery really becomes an integral part of the circuit, and not only will it sound different with a carbon battery, but youíll get more volume from a carbon battery in those pedals..."
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Post by the treble boost kid » Sat May 01, 2010 6:00 am

carbon batt....dollar store.

I'm getting some Green Meanies from Downtstroke with my pedal !!!!!!!!

........and funny no one has said.......remove battery drawer !!!!

I am so pro jacks on top and batt drawers........it's not even funny how much sense it makes.

and don't mod these pedals.........
he knows.
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Post by tatter » Sat May 01, 2010 8:24 am

Everytime someone mods a dam pedal one of dave's elves dies. FACT.
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Post by robjrussell » Sun May 02, 2010 1:14 am

but i hate elves
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Post by jimi_dylan » Sun May 02, 2010 3:11 am

hunkowood wrote:9V Battery Snap (straight)
Allows you to power your 9V battery effects that don’t have an external power jack. Great for powering vintage effects that you don’t want to modify like a Fuzz Face or Cry Baby wah. Works with any effect that runs on 9V including Z-Vex, older Ibanez, MXR, and more.
PPBAT: $3.50 - Approximately 21” long, end-to-end.


http://www.voodoolab.com/cables.htm


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I've considered doing this. Anyone done a sound comparison between a fuzz (a) powered by 9V DC battery versus (b) the same fuzz powered by battery snap connector from 9V DC adapter?
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