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UK power supply
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UK power supply

by El~Zilcho on Tue Jan 22, 2008 3:12 pm

Hi, I forgot to check the european power option when I ordered my starter kit and now I'm hoping someone will tell me whether this onewill be a wise choice, I'm just not sure about it being AC/DC, does that mean it accepts either as input or there is a choice of output?
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by adafruit on Tue Jan 22, 2008 3:36 pm

AC is the input, DC is the output
if you have 220V power you cant use the US power supply, it is not built for 220V input

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by El~Zilcho on Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:16 pm

I know I can't use the US one, but the maplins one at the other end of that link is for european voltage, so it's ok?

It says it's AC/DC 9v 400mA
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by adafruit on Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:20 pm

what link?

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by El~Zilcho on Tue Jan 22, 2008 4:24 pm

Supposed to be this link in my 1st post...

http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?Mod ... r&doy=22m1

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by adafruit on Tue Jan 22, 2008 5:05 pm

you need one that gives 9V output, dont know if that one does

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by Entropy on Tue Jan 22, 2008 10:41 pm

Based on the description, it LOOKs like the output is 9v 400 mA DC, which should work fine.

It's freakin' expensive though, 10 pounds is (last I checked) the equivalent of 15-20 USD, and my 9v 1A adapter was $8.50 USD at my local electronics store (which is usually a bit overpriced).
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