Powering Cadet modules. Is it possible (or OK) to power 2 or more using one bus?

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#1

I was thinking of ganging together some so I free up buses on my Malekko Power. Could I just add a couple female headers to an existing power cable and plug multiple modules into it?


#2

Yes, I’m doing this in my rig. The Cadets generally have relatively low current draw, so two of them are comfortably within the limits of the ribbon cable, and I haven’t seen any obvious crosstalk/interference issues.


#3

@jeffskin They also make expander ribbon cables where you plug into one and you get a ribbon cable chain of additional plugs


#4

I also have chained modules. this works great. go for it!
else, connect an extra passive busboard.


#5

Awesome. Thanks everyone!


#6

Late to the punch on this one, but I’ll just add that I have a module built from four Cadets on one power cable. Absolutely no problem.


#7

Now I’m wondering what funky module you made…:space_invader:


#8

Many – firstly, there aren’t any “single” cadets in my system, all of them are at least dual – there are numerous dual faders and proc/multipliers in my system. The larger one is dual input/sync with a fader acting as a CV switch to mux two rasters on a scope.