[NAMM] P3 Phantom Powered Pedal System
The P3 Phantom Powered Pedal system is a new way to power 9-volt effects pedals without the need for batteries, "wall-wart" style power supplies, extension cords, or power strips.
Features of the P3 system, according to DC Voltage:
- No more batteries, adapters.
- No alteration to audio path or tone circuitry.
- Backwards compatible: a P3 pedal will work with, and power a non-P3 pedal.
- Use standard stereo (TRS) cables between all P3 devices (high-quality cables recommended).
- Pedals can still be used "stock" (batteries or adapters).
The P3 system can be used in three "overlapping" ways:
- Have your pedals and/or amp(s) P3 modded at an authorized P3 modification center: DC Voltage, AnalogMan, Barber Pedals (Pedal Mod ~$65, Amp Mod ~$95).
- Buy new P3 ready amps and pedals from P3 licensed manufacturers: Fuchs Amps and Pedals (Plush), AnalogMan, and Barber Pedals (check our site as the list grows).
- Buy the P3 External Kit: A 2-piece kit comprised of the "Power Station" power supply, which is placed at, or near the amplifier, and the "Power Splitter," which is placed with the other pedals on a pedalboard. The P3 external kit is licensed and produced by Fuchs Audio Technology as part of their Plush line of pedals (Suggested List price $TBA).
Pricing & Availability
P3 amp and pedal modifications will be available early February, 2009. The P3/Plush external kit (Power Station and Power Splitter) will be available April, 2009.
For more information, visit their web site at www.p3dals.com.
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