Category Archives: Power

lacie porsche
July 27, 2017 by

Powering the LaCie F.A. Porsche external hard drive

Let me guess: you’ve got a trusty old LaCie “Design by F.A. Porsche” external hard drive, but the power supply got lost or broken, so you can’t power it up.
There’s an unfamiliar-looking power input on the back with holes and pins, so you’re not sure what power supply to buy to power it up, check it works, and get your files?
Everything’s gonna be OK, myVolts is here to help!

April 20, 2017 by

The rest is noise: Ground loop isolators now available from myVolts

Once in a while, I talk to a user who is experiencing hum or buzz with their music gear – especially if they’re powering more than 3 or 4 pieces of gear from one power supply. Now, we all know nothing is 100% silent, a teeny tiny bit of noise is expected, but, as anyone who makes music knows, there’s a level at which noise moves from the OK to the unacceptable.
The good news is I’ve found a handy, cheap, solution for this, in the form of a Ground Loop Isolator.

Read on to find out more, and get a discount code for the myVolts shop!

myVolts Boutique 5-way power splitter cable
March 16, 2017 by

New myVolts splitter cable – power up to 5 Roland Boutiques with just one cable

By the very fact you’re reading this I assume you a) like making music and b) do not like worrying about how to power the things you use to make music.

That’s OK – myVolts is here to do that for you. Latest power problem we’ve solved? Powering a load of Roland Boutiques – we’ve made a cable to power 5 of them off one USB plug.

Read on for more info, plus a voucher code for 3 quid off!

myVolts Xmas 2016
November 30, 2016 by

Power up your pressies

Just a quick reminder that if you’re buying synths, guitar pedals, mini amps, retro consoles or any other fun gear that needs power for Christmas, you’re probably gonna need some power supplies.

If you’re buying online, on Amazon or eBay, double-check the product page or listing to see what’s included with the package, see if you’ll need to get a power adaptor separately. For example, lots of the best-selling Yamaha kids keyboards don’t come with one. That’ll cause tears on Christmas morning, not just for the kids, so be prepared.