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Power Supply Projects by Maplin

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Laboratory power

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This chapter discusses power supply projects for laboratory power. Low-cost power supply is a relatively simple design that provides reliable performance and is ideal as a power supply for the home constructor. The supply makes a variety of voltage combinations available, which include variable split supply, variable single supply, a fixed 5 V, and a fixed 12 V supply. A three position, switchable current limit is also provided and the unit is capable of supplying current levels up to 1 A. Before the supply can be powered up, the transformer, PCB, and associated components must be housed in a suitable metal case. It is important that the case used has no large holes as live mains is present inside—on the ...

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