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This video is of a Rage Against The Machine rehearsal performance, as they prepare for the L.A. Rising festival on July 30, 2011. If you freeze the video between 1:36 and 1:37 you can get a great look at Tom Morello's pedalboard setup. He looks to be powering his pedals using the Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ Power Supply.more
In this video from Fearless Records, we see one of the guitarist and front-man of Pierce The Veil, Vic Fuentes, showing his touring rig. At this point in the video, he shows us the Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus. "Also, this is REALLY important. Voodoo Lab... Pedal Power. If you're running a lot of pedals, this is the least noisy."more
This photo of Daniel Kessler's pedalboard reveals he powers his pedals with a pair of Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ Power Supplies. Verification of this being Daniel's board can be found [here](http://www.reddit.com/r/guitarpedals/comments/2up01k/help_identifying_dan_kessler_interpol_pedalboard/).more
In this photo of Jimmy Smith on the floor playing a synth, his pedalboard can be seen to his right (which the poster of the photo confirms is "just for jamming in dressing rooms"). The pedals are powered by the Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus, seen in the top row of the pedalboard. Photo posted Sept 2014.more
“Essentially, it’s stuff that we came across during the recording of the songs. When we’re writing songs, we don’t mess with pedals, we just plug guitars into amps. It’s only in the studio that we find all the different toys and gadgets to add to different parts. That’s what these are: bits and pieces from the most recent record, The Black Market mainly. "I do a lot more clean tone stuff than Zach does, so that tone has to be just right. We’ll spend days in the studio trying to get the right clean tone, so we’ll try and simulate that with some of these. It’s all fairly simple stuff: delay, reverb and tremolo. We trust Jeff - he’s like our ‘artist’ back here - to introduce these colours to the songs and he does a great job of it.”more
Fresh off the release of their new album, Leveler, Pennsylvania's August Burns Red are currently on tour as part of the Vans Warped Tour. Even in the midst of a busy tour, August Burns Red lead guitarist JB Brubaker found the time to send us some pictures of his gear and tell us about the philosophy behind his setup. From JB: "I’ve been playing Ibanez guitars for years now and I prefer the prestige series necks because of how skinny and fast they are. Great for shredding. The Peavy 6505+ and 6505 amps have been a staple to the August Burns Red sound since our first full length. We’ve always played these amps live and have used them to record all our albums. The Ibanez TS-9 and EMG pick ups are also instrumental in getting 'my tone.' We’ve been using Mesa Boogie cabs since 2007 and have used them to record guitar on all our albums." "I recently switched to Midi controlling for all of my effects pedals. I found that with our new material I had to do too much 'tap dancing' on my pedal board to get the sounds I wanted and I needed something to that allowed me to change channels on my amp and lots of pedals at once." "Enter the RG-16. This midi interface has made my life a lot easier. Now if I want to go from, say, my lead channel with my NS-2 and TS-9 to my clean channel with my compressor, DD7, RV5, on and my NS-2 and TS-9 off, I just have to hit one button on my Mastermind Midi Controller. It makes my life a LOT easier and makes tone changes a breeze. The setup was pretty complex and required the building of a ton of custom cables. The cable making was easy though, thanks to the custom cable making kits that Planet Waves makes. " My rig has come a long way over the last few years. For a long time I used only an overdrive pedal, noise gate, and tuner. It’s funny how the longer I’ve played the more obsessed with gear and effects I’ve become."more
According to Premier Guitar in Nov 2015, in Desaparecidos: 'Conor only uses a few stompboxes for his core live tone—a Boss TU-3 Tuner, ZVEX Box of Rock, EarthQuaker Devices Monarch and Organizer, and a disengaged Ibanez AD9 Analog Delay. His main dirtbox is the ZVEX Box of Rock, the Organizer is used for one part in a song during the set, and the Monarch is another drive, specifically-EQ’d for when he plays the baritones. Everything on the board is powered by a Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus power supply.'more
We’ve been able to program our Peavey 5150/6505 settings into it and interface it with our Custom Audio Electronics effects unit so we have access to all our presets, and also manual moves if need be. Included in my CAE unit is: Rocktron Prophecy 2 for some clean tones (it will be weeded out after I get more familiar with the Fractal), MXR Zakk Wylde Overdrive, MXR Super Fuzz, BOSS CE-5 Chorus, MXR EVH Phase-90, BOSS NS-2 Noise Suppressor, Voodoo Lab pedal power, Electro-Harmonix Electric Mistress.In the effects loop- BOSS DD-7 delay, CE-5 chorus and a compressor for that Neil Schon sustain. Depending on the venue I’ll use the rack mounted Dunlop Wah or a Zakk Wylde wah (in polka dot Buddy guy casing tributing Randy Rhoads).more
This photo was taken in 2011 during Rosenwinkel's concert in The Charles Hotel in Boston. More photos can be seen [here.](https://www.flickr.com/photos/gsmaz1/sets/72157628179367269) In this particular pedalboard photo, one of the things that can be seen is the Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus.more
"A Whirlwind Selector A/B box splits the signals and a Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ provides the juice," reads [this](http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/22686-rig-rundown-dashboard-confessionals-chris-carrabba) Premier Guitar rig rundown, on Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba.more
At 22:39 in this Rig Rundown for Tommy Henriksen of [Warlock](https://equipboard.com/band/warlock), [Mojo Gurus](https://equipboard.com/band/mojo-gurus), [Clear Static](https://equipboard.com/band/clear-static), [Benedictum](https://equipboard.com/band/benedictum), [Cavo](https://equipboard.com/band/cavo), [Emphatic](https://equipboard.com/band/emphatic), [China](https://equipboard.com/band/china), [Hyper Crush](https://equipboard.com/band/hyper-crush), and [Revis](https://equipboard.com/band/revis), his gear is displayed, showing his voodoo Lab Pedal Power Plus 2.more
[This image from a GoFundMe campaign](https://2dbdd5116ffa30a49aa8-c03f075f8191fb4e60e74b907071aee8.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/5971043_1441933712.8139_funddescription.jpg) posted circa 2015 after DM's gear was stolen shows a Pedal Power 2 unit in the upper-right corner of the main effects board.more
*"What’s the newest addition to your board/kit? Sade: I recently bought a Voodoo Lab Power Supply – I didn’t realize it, but having a lot of effects in your chain really drains smaller power supplies and causes a lot of noise that can actually even be harmful to your pedals. It’s been a rad addition to my board"*more
Pedalboard used in conjunction with Marshall: "My live ‘board is pretty simple - essentially just a tuner, an octave pedal, and a couple of subtle boost pedals. 90% of the core sound is from the guitar and amp, then a clean boost is used just to push the amp a bit harder into overdrive. I use the guitar volume for most of the tonal variations. Main pedals used are as follows: Free The Tone FINAL BOOSTER - Fantastic clean boost… the great thing is when set at zero and kicking it in there no tonal/level change whatsoever - it only adds to what’s already there. Has a nice natural sounding buffer in it too. Sonic Research ST-200 Tuner - Accurate and reliable strobe tuner that works great especially for the ‘half a step down’ tuning I use. Easy to see on dark stages too! T-Rex ALBERTA - Nice subtle tubescreamer type pedal, smoother and warmer sounding than the classic TS pedals. Normally just kicked in now and then with the Strat. T-Rex OCTAVIUS Octave pedal with switchable clean boost - This is great and is used mostly with the old cello slide guitar. The guitar has a really low output so the extra boost on here works perfectly to beef things back up. Voodoo Lab PEDAL POWER 2 PLUS - Silent, super reliable and efficient power supply! Brightonion Pedals TRUE BYPASS LOOPER - Any pedals that aren’t true bypass run through this, plus it keeps things nice and easy to switch on and off during a gig as every thing is at the front! Other pedals I use now and then: Klon Centaur, JHS Charlie Brown, Free The Tone Red Jasper, ZVEX Box Of Rock" -Aynsley Listermore
The [Boss CS-3 Compressor](https://equipboard.com/items/boss-cs-3-compression-sustainer-pedal) is on top of the Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ Power Supply at 20:14 of this video. [This article](http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/22240-rig-rundown-gusters-luke-reynolds) writes "A Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus supplies the juice, and Mogami cables tie everything together."more
"Inside the Pedalboard Rack System is: Voodoo Lab GCX Audio Switcher, SHURE UR4D Dual Wireless Receiver, Lovepedal Amp Eleven, 2x Ibanez TS808 Tube Screamer, Ibanez TS10 Tube Screamer, Vertex Boost, MXR Carbon Copy, Way Huge Echo Puss, Way Huge Supa Puss, T.C. Electronic Hall of Fame Reverb, and Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus" - [Vertex Effects about his recent-built pedalboard](https://www.vertexeffects.com/blog/chase_bryant_artist_showcase)more
As the de-facto lead guitarist, er mando-man, Kang bounces between his Ron Oates Custom 5-string Octave Mandolin or Walker Electric 5-string Octave Mandolin. To amplify his custom 5-strings, he cranks up a Two-Rock Custom Reverb and Groove Tubes D75 Power Amp through a Bogner 2x12 cab. His two-board setup boasts a DigiTech XP100 Whammy Wah, a Electro-Harmonix Micro Metal Muff, a Electro-Harmonix Micro POG, a Electro-Harmonix Micro Synth, a Electro-Harmonix Q-Tron, a Line 6 DL4, a Keeley Phaser, a Fulltone Full-Drive 2, a Keeley-modded Ibanez TS808 Tube Screamer, a Keeley Katana Clean Boost, a Boss TU-2 Chromatic Tuner, a Maxon Compressor, a Ernie Ball Volume Pedal, a Roland GR-33 Guitar Synth, a TC Electronic G-Force, a Sarno Music Solutions Steel Guitar Black Box, and the boxes are powered by a Voodoo Lab Ground Control and a Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+. And his uses various Elixir strings and Fender Extra Heavy picks.more
Filter, regulate, isolate, and protect!
Pedal Power® 2 Plus does it, and does it well, because any less will degrade your pedal’s performance. Players everywhere upgrade to Pedal Power 2 Plus because it powers what conventional power supplies can’t. Pedal Power 2 Plus is hand made in the U.S.A., comes complete with cables, detachable AC power cord, a 5-year warranty, and simply makes you sound better!
The pedalpower saved so much room for my live rig. Everyone with a pedals should own something like this. It supplies super clean power to everything and saves you a lot of hassle. The added features are really cool. I love cutting the power to my overdrive pedals and making them sound more lo-fi. Having options for non 9v pedals is a nice touch too.
Well I bought this one new, to upgrade from my joyo power supplies 2. I was excited cause this power supply is one of the best in the market. Saddly my first power output stopped working for some strange reason I honestly ignore. but no biggie, I used the other outputs. I love that it has 2 special outputs for Line 6 pedals. I like that. It also has an extra connection in case you use a whammy. so you can connect the whammy's special power supply. I give this power supply 4 stars because of the 1st output not working.
The Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus does its job perfectly. For bigger pedals, certain mods might need to be done to get the correct voltage, like with Strymon Pedals or other big pedals requiring a lot of computing power. Isn't the best for people who need a lot, but it has 8 inputs for pedals and I find that that's plenty.
It only took one of the high current outputs and a daisy chain to feed 8 pedals in a row. Yes, I had delay and reverb, and God in Heavens knows how much current they take. It's awesome! No noise nor hum at all. With isolated outputs, this power supply is an excelent choice if you want to feed up those nice pedals on your board.
I HIGHLY recommend this for ANY guitarist's pedalboard. This replaced a cheap power brick i got and my pedalboard is noise-free! Might be a little expensive for some, but i think its worth it. Another cool thing with the PP2+, is it includes a dedicated 120v output on the back which is great for powering something like the TC Nova System or one of the pedals from the Line 6 M series.
I begrudged having to spend so much for 'just a power supply', especially as it cost more than most of my pedals! However, after having an old power supply die just as I had set up for a gig I knew i had to bite the bullet. I spoke to some other guitarists to see what they used. Each one of them recommended this model. Since fitting it on the pedalboard I have had an incredibly reliable set up. It just sits on the boad and does its job, no noises, no fuss. Just what it should do.
If you don't already know, the Voodoo Labs Pedal Power bricks are famous and - I believe - were the first ever of its kind. Anyway, you can read history elsewhere. Here's why I love it: clean, isolated power for each pedal; two Sag jacks which allow you to dial back the current (to recreate lower battery voltage to get vintage vibes out of certain pedals); and two high current jacks for Line6 modeler pedals or similar types of pedals. Plus, it has an extra outlet (regular 3-prong) in case one of your pedals requires a wall wart. I have used this spare outlet to charge my tablet and/or iPhone, or to power my fans (yes I have fans and if you don't, you should! LOL).
I'm all about gear that is faithful and has a sort of "Workhorse" quality. The Pedal Power 2 from Voodoo is arguably the most popular and widely used power supply. I've had zero issues, other than I wish they came with a longer power cable.
Only having 2 ports with 250mA is kind of a downer. Very expensive when compared to new offerings from One Spot. Voodoo Labs makes reliable gear though. I had an original Pedal Power for 10 years and it still works. It just doesn't give enough juice for modern pedals. Now that I'm into Strymon pedals, the Pedal Power 2+ will be going away as well. Cannot power the big Strymons and only 2 of the small ones.
I was recommended this power supply by Adam at Empress Effects after I started getting interference from my Tremolo 2.
Not only did the PP2+ solve my interference problem, it also eliminated a ton of hum I had attributed to general RF interference and I swear my pedals sound better as a result!
You need nothing else for power, simply this. I use two of these and could use a third lol. There is a reason pros use these. Eliminating lots of interference and unwanted noise. It just works.
I absolutely love this power supply, it's small enough that I can strap it to the bottom of my board and it's got enough juice to power everything as well. I especially love the feature that it can be compatible with Line 6 and Strymon pedals as it means I don't have to lug around another cord that will inevitable get tangled in the moving process. Makes traveling with my board much less of a chore and reduces the amount of outlets I need(I used to take up an entire power strip)! Super convenient and worth the money in my opinion, I should have gotten one years prior!