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Discussion in 'Electrical Engineering' started by Jim Douglas, Aug 5, 2004.

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  1. Jim Douglas

    Jim Douglas Guest

    Am looking for a good, read inexpensive, bench power supply. +-5, +-12,
    0-20VDC, and 0-20?VAC. Has anyone ever used a PC powersupply for the bench?



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  2. KWS

    KWS Guest

    What do you require with regard to power for the 0-20VDC?

    and 0-20?VAC.

    A variac might be your best bet.

    Has anyone ever used a PC powersupply for the bench?

    No reason you cannot, but you might want to fuse it locally if you are
    working on low power circuits.

    Suggest you try ebay. Be certain to check out your purchase carefully,
    especially for load regulation and turn on conditions (i.e. +5 goes to +12
    at turn on....bad for most 5VDC circuits).

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