I zapped my Fulltone with a negative tip power supply

Discussion in 'Pedals' started by pillbug, Mar 3, 2018.

  1. pillbug

    pillbug Senior Member

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    My brand new (used) big-box Octafuzz V1, had it for 2 minutes, plugged in a cable to check if it had a battery (it did), then in the rush of testing a bunch of pedals and swapping them out with my standard/negative tip power supply, I accidentally plugged in the Fulltone for 5 milliseconds beffore I realized what I had done - too late - nothing now.

    Any tips for fixing this besides shooting a video (which Fulltone now requires) and sending it into them for a $60 repair?
     
  2. bugg

    bugg Senior Member

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    Most likely you've shorted a reverse polarity protection diode.
     
  3. DarrellV

    DarrellV About as sharp as a bowlin' ball! Silver Supporter Premium Member

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    yup that^^^^^

    Any good with a VOM or DMM and a soldering iron?


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