[time-nuts] 15 volt power supply for FE-5680A on eBay

Paul F. Sehorne paul at sehorne.org
Sat Jan 21 18:20:39 EST 2012

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 6:25 PM, Chris Albertson 
<albertson.chris at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> What I bought is a 15V open frame supply from allelectronics.com for
>>> $11.50.  It turned out to be a very high quality power supply (Digikey
>>> has the same unit for almost $40)   This PS does not drop volts even
>>> with the line input and load  well out of spec (I tested 63VAC input
>>> to a 4A load briefly) ...
>>> This is the one I bought
>>> http://www.allelectronics.com/make-a-store/item/PS-152/15VDC-2.7A-POWER-SUPPLY/1.html

I ordered two of the above mentioned power supplies.  They arrived 
today.  I tested both of them.
Neither holds 15 volts.  At 2 amps they are down to 14 volts.  Even at 1 
amp they are down to 14.5 vdc.


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