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

David davidwhess at gmail.com
Sat Jan 21 18:34:26 EST 2012

On Sat, 21 Jan 2012 17:20:39 -0600, "Paul F. Sehorne"
<paul at sehorne.org> wrote:

>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.

The total regulation specification is +/- 5% so within 14.25 to 15.75
volts under all conditions.  How high was your lead resistance?


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