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Old 11-21-2012, 12:41 AM   #1
zeppfloyd93
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Fulltone OCD

I just recently bought a fulltone OCD. I love the sound, it has everything I want, but I ran into a slight problem.

I have a 12v power adapter for it, but it won't get any power. This is the second pedal I've bought so I don't have much experience with them. Anyone know whats wrong?

It worked (unplugged) for about 2 days until it finally died (from retail). Now I can't use it.

EDIT: It's plugged into the same power strip as my amp and my amp is getting power, does it have to be a certain type of adapter?

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Old 11-21-2012, 12:45 AM   #2
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are you sure the adapter was DC (what pedals run on) and not AC (what comes out of your outlets?

if you fed it AC you probably killed it.

i have used my OCD at 18 volts (again all pedals are DC) and it sounded great. i have tried it at 12 volts and sounds good there.
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Old 11-21-2012, 12:47 AM   #3
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Damnit! You're right. I didn't even think about it. I hope they will let me get a new one?
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Old 11-21-2012, 12:54 AM   #4
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Damnit! You're right. I didn't even think about it. I hope they will let me get a new one?


hopefully they will, but i am not sure depends where you bought it from.

i have never done it, but i don't think anybody will do it twice.
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Old 11-21-2012, 12:58 AM   #5
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Old 11-23-2012, 12:27 AM   #6
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Nevermind, the adapter that I used was a DC but only 5v, why it didn't charge. But, I found a 12v one that I had, but it's for a piece of netopia equipment, would it be safe to try it? Would a standard one work, or will I have to buy a Dunlop one?
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