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400mA into 100mA?

Posted: Sat Oct 08, 2016 11:03 am
by claxor
Can I safely power a pedal that's 9VDC @ 100mA by using a 9VDC @ 400mA connection on the ISO 5 pedal power, or will it hurt the 9VDC @ 100mA pedal?

Thanks!

Re: 400mA into 100mA?

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 9:36 am
by JohnClark
No problem at all!

A pedal will only draw the amount of current it needs to operate so it is perfectly safe to power a low current draw pedal from the High Current output on the ISO-5.

I hope that helps!

Re: 400mA into 100mA?

Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:43 pm
by Winged_Sentinel
Good to read that this works, but it seems that for me, pedals that draw 9VDC @ 100mA aren't drawing any power from the 9VDC @ 400mA output (though they seem to be drawing from the other 9V outputs just fine). Is this a common problem? Do I need to be running a different type of cable?

Re: 400mA into 100mA?

Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:47 am
by JohnClark
Winged_Sentinel wrote:Good to read that this works, but it seems that for me, pedals that draw 9VDC @ 100mA aren't drawing any power from the 9VDC @ 400mA output (though they seem to be drawing from the other 9V outputs just fine). Is this a common problem? Do I need to be running a different type of cable?
No sure why that would be... what power supply are you using? What pedals are you using?