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I just picked one up 2nd hand, thought they came with a PSU, but apparently try not. What's the best way to power it? I use an OC2 which is powered from the TU2.
But, nkw I'm thinking about getting a Fueltank Jr and the voltage doubler amd running them all from that.
Or, can you just get an 18v PSU for the Diamond?

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They ship from new with an 18v supply! It should also come with an adapter for use with power supply ! I used a diago micropower with a diago 9-18v voltage doubler,it worked great :)

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Yep, Diamond just told me as much. I'm guessing the guy I bought it from simply lost it.
I'm thinking about get a power brick now anyway. Palmer do one with an 18v out, or a Fueltank Jr and I'll try that Diago doubler, or get the Y cable.

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I have had a couple of those 18V Diago tips fail on me in the past so I'm a bit weary of using them now. If buying a new isolated power supply, just get one with an 18V output rather than using an 18V Diago tip - like a True Tone CS7, or Cioks DC5 if you want to squeeze it under a Pedaltrain Nano/Metro. There's also a cheap one named the DC8 made by either Vitoos or Fame that is gaining some fans around here!

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[quote name='dannybuoy' timestamp='1499810076' post='3333840']
I have had a couple of those 18V Diago tips fail on me in the past so I'm a bit weary of using them now. If buying a new isolated power supply, just get one with an 18V output rather than using an 18V Diago tip - like a True Tone CS7, or Cioks DC5 if you want to squeeze it under a Pedaltrain Nano/Metro. There's also a cheap one named the DC8 made by either Vitoos or Fame that is gaining some fans around here!
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Good shout. Having done a little more reading that prob is best. If I could find the Cioks DC5 in the UK I'd buy one. The Palmer PWT05 looks good, but is maybe a bit too tall to fit under a Nano.

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[quote name='[email protected]' timestamp='1499811658' post='3333856']


Good shout. Having done a little more reading that prob is best. If I could find the Cioks DC5 in the UK I'd buy one. The Palmer PWT05 looks good, but is maybe a bit too tall to fit under a Nano.
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I got mine here - they really need to get themselves in Google shopping results!

http://www.hotroxuk.com/cioks-dc5-link.html

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Oh, a word of warning. I had the Diamond and for some reason it picked up a lot of noise when placed close to the DC5!

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[quote name='dannybuoy' timestamp='1499810076' post='3333840']
I have had a couple of those 18V Diago tips fail on me in the past so I'm a bit weary of using them now. If buying a new isolated power supply, just get one with an 18V output rather than using an 18V Diago tip - like a True Tone CS7, or Cioks DC5 if you want to squeeze it under a Pedaltrain Nano/Metro. There's also a cheap one named the DC8 made by either Vitoos or Fame that is gaining some fans around here!
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what happens when they fail Dan? do they just revert to 9v? Reason I'm asking is I'm currently using the diago to power my Cali76 cb :)

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[quote name='lee650' timestamp='1499817049' post='3333888']


what happens when they fail Dan? do they just revert to 9v? Reason I'm asking is I'm currently using the diago to power my Cali76 cb :)
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One did just that, which went undetected for ages. Another one I had started making noises like the Dr Who theme!

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[quote name='dannybuoy' timestamp='1499813844' post='3333873']


I got mine here - they really need to get themselves in Google shopping results!

http://www.hotroxuk.com/cioks-dc5-link.html
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Perfect! Thank you. Will place them as far away as is possible on a Nano!

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