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fizmo psu

Post by FX23 » Tue Nov 22, 2011 5:11 pm

hi, what polarity should i use on my psu to power up my fizmo?

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Re: fizmo psu

Post by garranimal » Tue Nov 22, 2011 6:19 pm

:shock: All synths are a little different: some need DC power and some need AC. The Fizmo requires 9V AC power supply rated for at least 1000mA current. Alternating-Current power supply into the Fizmo therefore doesn't require polarity. That's because the DC rectification happens inside the synth.

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Re: fizmo psu

Post by samuraipizzacat29 » Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:16 pm

this should work (heck it's the one I just bought for my fizmo, so we're both getting fried if it's wrong):



As garranimal said, there's no polarity on an AC power supply.

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Re: fizmo psu

Post by FX23 » Thu Aug 20, 2015 3:35 pm

the psu for my fizmo had the option of negative or positive, which one should i choose?

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Post by meatballfulton » Thu Aug 20, 2015 3:37 pm

There is no negative and positive with AC!!

What is the supply you are using?
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Re: fizmo psu

Post by FX23 » Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:13 pm

one that someone gave to me

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Post by meatballfulton » Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:25 pm

So what's the output voltage and current rating? Is it AC or DC? See post above by garranimal.
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Re: fizmo psu

Post by FX23 » Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:30 pm

its AC-AC

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Post by meatballfulton » Thu Aug 20, 2015 5:05 pm

Then what do you mean by "positive" and "negative"?

AC doesn't have a +/- like DC does.
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Re: fizmo psu

Post by FX23 » Thu Aug 20, 2015 5:14 pm

its a AC-AC adapter and you can choose between a positive tip or a negative tip

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Re: fizmo psu

Post by FX23 » Thu Aug 20, 2015 7:21 pm

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Re: fizmo psu

Post by FX23 » Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:01 pm

what happens next?

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Re: fizmo psu

Post by Yekuku » Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:14 pm

As meatballfulton said, AC power supplies have no polarity.
Obviously the power supply you have is not original and probably it has a generic enclosure that Chinese manufacturers use for both AC and DC psu's.
Whatever the polarity is set, it will work.
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