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ac-to-dc converter

Discussion in 'Electronic Projects Design/Ideas/Reviews' started by zx2plus2, Dec 27, 2002.

  1. zx2plus2

    zx2plus2 New Member

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    i need to buy an ac/dc conv. that outputs 12vdc @ 10 amps. any ideas on where i can get this power supply?

    thanks

    carlos
     
  2. kinjalgp

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    Computer SMPS would be easiest to get.
     
  3. LApprenti Sorcier

    LApprenti Sorcier New Member

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    Ac to DC

    Why don't you try building one of your own? It's damn easy... Power supplies are the electronic projects many students and newbies start with... (Voice of experience)
     
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  5. kinjalgp

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    Building your own would be much much costlier (10A) than buying a dam cheap SMPS for computers. It has 2 outputs 5V@25A and 12V@10A and some has even more voltages.
     
  6. bogdanfirst

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    im for the computer suply 2.....
    thing of building your own suply...if u would use a simple transformer, rectifier and a ton of capacitors..and the transformer would be very expensive, not to mention a small eficency......
    but building a switching powersuply would be much more complecated so..
    if i remember well u could find good computer suplies at 8-10 bux, and they also have other voltages, 5V@15-30A and -5V@5-10A and so on...
     
  7. Sebi

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    Just keep in mind: the older ATPSU regulator feedback only from 5V output,therefore can`t work without 5V load.
    When this feedback replace to 12V (with additional serial poti), i can charge a car battery with 15A.
     

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