Author Topic: Incorporating 9V power into my project  (Read 3177 times)

jimosity

Incorporating 9V power into my project
« on: March 31, 2007, 04:13:55 PM »
For some reason, I can't seem to find the answer I'm looking for in what seems it should be an easy problem.

I've built the 'Double D' from ROG and I want to use a 9V wall wart to power it.
I have a 9VDC wall wart and a power jack to wire into the board, but the power jack has three prongs on it, I assume one is positive and the other is negative.
What's the third lug for?

Jim Rodgers
jim@americanhc.com

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Re: Incorporating 9V power into my project
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2007, 04:04:46 AM »
The third lug is for switching. Here's a page with a good explanation of how to wire it up:

http://www.beavisaudio.com/techpages/PedalPower/

jimosity

Re: Incorporating 9V power into my project
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2007, 08:58:47 AM »
AWESOME!
That's exactly what I needed to help me understand this!!

THANKS!!
Jim Rodgers
jim@americanhc.com