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Pixie voltage drop
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Pixie voltage drop

by Matheus28 on Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:43 pm

Hi,

It seems that the Pixie fits a 16 AWG wire just right, but because of its fairly low voltage, at 10 ft (each way) and at 3 amps (so ~3 pixies in a chain), the voltage at the end of the cable drops by 4.8%, at 4.76V. Is that still acceptable? The datasheet of all components I checked seem to be okay with it, but it also has a weird analog constant current circuit which I'm not sure how it'd be affected by a slightly lower voltage.

Thank you.

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