FX-105 Power Supply
Both versions of the FX-105, from the mid-1980s (left) and late 1980s
The FX-105 Power Supply was introduced circa 1982, apparently replacing the 200 Regulated Power Supply in DOD's catalog. While the FX-105 was included (sans a back plate) as part of DOD's FX-100 Pedal Board (which could hold any combination of five Performer-series and/or FX-series effects pedals), the FX-105 could also be purchased separately. Two different versions of the FX-105 were produced. The first version could power any combination of five Performer series pedals (via five 1/4" jacks) and/or FX-series pedals (via five 3.5mm mini jacks). After the Performer series was discontinued around 1985, the FX-105 was produced with only the 3.5mm jacks, for powering FX-series pedals only. Although the FX-100 pedal board was discontinued in 1987 with the introduction of the PRC-6 pedal board, the FX-105 was advertised in DOD catalogs through 1990.
- Controls: on/off rocker switch; 1/4" and 3.5mm power outlet jacks as described above
- Listed specifications:
- 10VDC @ 50 mA total into 5 3.5mm phone jacks; 15VDC @ 50 mA total into 5 1/4" phone jacks (1984)
- 9VDC into 5 mini-jacks, 12VDC into 5 1/4" jacks; 100 mA total (1986)
- 9VDC for FX products and/or 12VDC for older DOD products (1987)
- Will furnish well-filtered power to up to 5 pedals (1988)
- Cosmetic variants: As detailed above, two different versions of the FX-105 were made. To the best of our knowledge, the black-painted version always included both 1/4" and 3.5mm jacks for powering Performer-series and FX-series pedals, while all gray-painted FX-105s only had 3.5mm jacks for powering FX-series pedals.
- List price (Jan. 1983): $59.95
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