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Old 30th December 2019
Here for the gear

Originally Posted by mbrebes View Post
If I remember correctly, it was not an AA battery but a special 9 or 10 volt battery that went in the unit. Did you keep the original battery before you started sticking in AA's?
Sparked by your comment I found a couple of articles online:

This one at contains some interesting backgound information.

And this one at Wikipedia says (near the end) that the FZ-1A (mine) was a 1965 redesign of the original FZ-1. My FZ-1A used a single 1.5v battery, which is what an AA battery is.

Thanks for your input.

I'm currently in Utah, near Salt Lake City. I'll be moving to Fort Wayne, Indiana mid-January. If someone in either location can repair this pedal (expert repairs only) please weigh in.