new/improved paia psu?

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new/improved paia psu?

Post by vmgas » Thu Jun 14, 2012 5:12 am

scott mentioned to me in an email that this would be the first of their new products to be rolled out
i think he might still be on vacation so i havent gotten anymore info from him on the subject
has anybody else heard anything on this?

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Post by ddoyen » Thu Jun 14, 2012 10:17 am

this is the first ive heard of it but id love to know as well. yeah hes still on vacation..will be back this weekend i think...been awaiting a correction for an order since he left so im anxiously counting down the days. did he mention anything about new modules?

also, what will be improved for the new psu?

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Post by Kyhotay » Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:47 pm

I've been using the 9771-15 for maybe a year now. I had been bugging Scott about the limited power headers on the 9770 Wing PS and the need to not pay $125 for the Blacet PS. Unit works like a charm although I would suggest adding headers so you can move modules from rack to rack and mix Blacet, MOTM and other Frac modules to the PSU. Only downside is it does take up a single module space, unlike the Wing PS or the PS500.

I am using a mix of PAiA & Blacet modules with the 9771-15. I also ran the 9771-15 to my 9700S rack and disconnected the MIDI8CV power to the rest of the modules. It really cleaned things up and stabilized the VCO better and made the VCA quieter.

I did modify a 9770-15R wing PS with 2200uf/35V caps and a more powerful transformert from Mouser. I recently bought a Frac rack with the 9720 & 9730 using a beefed up 9770-15R. Plenty of juice to go around if you don't have a real populated rack. Although I suppose you could use the PSCONN to expand.

I will most likely drive additional racks with these supplies.

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Post by vmgas » Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:58 pm

scott just shot me this info on the new psu which is basically the same as what youve said but lends a hand to any folks out there wanting to order it

The 9771-15 has lots more current available for each supply (about 500mA) and 12 vs 6 power connection areas.

When I know a 9770R-15 is going into an FR-7 system, then I like to let it be known the 9771-15 is the way to go, and if the order is made for the 9770R-15 and a FR-PWP with an "order comment" included, specifying the substitution, I send the 9771-15. This is a temporary work-around for the 9771 not being on the site yet. Note too the 9771 is a single FR space and not the FR-PWP mount -- it takes one of the ten spaces across the front of the FR-7.

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Post by vmgas » Sun Aug 05, 2012 3:53 pm

whoa this new paia psu is a real beaut
takes up one frac space sure..but whatever..probably could still make it an ear anyway
but yea..damn fine for waaaaaaaaayyy cheaper than the blacet
i think im going to buy another and swap another of my psus thats been giving me issues

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Post by nikmis » Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:57 pm

how much is the new PAIA power supply?

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Post by vmgas » Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:40 am

i think its about the same as the old..around $50?

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Post by vmgas » Sat Sep 15, 2012 2:03 pm

very happy with this little guy so far. $75. nice alternative to the blacet psu

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Post by fracmonkey » Sat Sep 15, 2012 3:05 pm

Hmmm....silkscreen shows heatsinks for the regs but they are not there!

Did you leave them off or just not included in kit?

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Post by vmgas » Sat Sep 15, 2012 4:15 pm

there were some post production corrections that were made to the psu..i guess some errors occurred when they got the boards made

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