1

I am new to Eurorack modules and I ordered a Pittsburgh Lifeforms Percussion Sequencer (https://pittsburghmodular.com/store/lifeforms-percussion-sequencer). I read the online manual before ordering and thought the power supply would be easier for one single module.

Now I am unsure because of the +/-12V properties given in the manual. So can anybody answer if this would be a suitable power supply: https://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B076JNGLC6/ref=ppx_od_dt_b_asin_title_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

If not, does anybody have a better suggestion? All I can find are 16pin cables on Schneider's Laden or directly from Doepfer, but again, I'd like to power this single module only.

1

Important Caveat - never worked with modular before, but...

Specs in the manual require +/- 12v only. No +5v requirement. Current requirements are +12v 150mA and -12v 45mA.

This is well within the specs (300mA) of the power supply you are proposing to purchase.

  • Great thanks, so this would be a good first try. However, this does not contain the actual cable for plugging it into a socket. Does it make a difference what I use from there? – UserSoUndSo Apr 28 at 13:05
  • the PSU docs do contain some mention of the ribbon cable required. It sounds like a standard modular synth component that all modules adhere to, so might probably be available as a separate part if it is not contained within the module hardware or the PSU hardware kits. – Mark Apr 28 at 13:36
  • 1
    Most of the time, each module comes with a power cable. The cable will have on one end the 16 pin connector which will fit the power supply. The module end will be either 10 pins (for ±12V) or 16 pins (for modules which use +5V or the signal buses). – Kevin Reid May 4 at 15:33

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.