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 #124500  by NSP
 Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:07 am
So, I'm not 100% satisfied with my reissue phase 90 and I'm thinking about going for an older phase 100. I'm wondering how much of a hassle will it be to only have battery power? My board is tightly packed and velcro'd , so it would be a pain to try and unplug it when not in use so I don't drain the battery. I was thinking I could modify the pedal so the battery connection could run outside of the box for easy access to disconnect it, but I don't know that I'd want to do that either. Does anyone have any suggestions? Also, what's the general consensus, is it even worth it to drop the ~$200 that these are going for?

Thanks!
 #124501  by jalevinemd
 Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:11 am
They sell cables that have a 9 volt battery connection on one end and a standard DC pole on the other so you can use a power supply. You just need to either drill the back of the pedal or make a new back if you don't want to destroy the original.
 #124513  by NSP
 Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:12 am
jalevinemd wrote:They sell cables that have a 9 volt battery connection on one end and a standard DC pole on the other so you can use a power supply. You just need to either drill the back of the pedal or make a new back if you don't want to destroy the original.
Ahhh...yeah. Duh, completely spaced that out. In fact, I think I even have one that came with my VooDoo labs power supply....damn stoner :D
 #124558  by jalevinemd
 Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:08 pm
If you need one and can't find one, just let me know. I've got a few lying around. :-)
 #124565  by mijknahs
 Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:45 pm
I had a reissue Phase 100 that sounded pretty good. Definitely a lot more sounds than the Phase 90.