I was so happy to stumble upon Cioks on the lower floor of NAMM. I love these power supplies. I have the DC-10 on my own board. Whenever I find myself with particularly needy pedals, like a T.C. Electronics Nova that needs 12v of DC at 400 ma, or even a Mesa Boogie V-Twin with 12v of AC at a full amp, Cioks always seems to have a power supply that does the job.

Other manufacturers always seem to have a caveat, like only providing the special voltage without also supplying standard 9vDC, or not isolating all of the ouput jacks separately, or no switchable 120/240 voltage selector. So I always wind up back at Cioks.

Bonus. I now know how to pronounce the company’s name. It’s basically “chocks.”

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Chris Alfano has written about music and toured in bands since print magazines and mp3.com were popular. Once in high-school he hacked a friend's QBasic stick figure fighting game to add a chiptune metal soundtrack. Random attractive people still give him high-fives about that.