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dc inout to ac adapter powered device

Discussion in 'Electronic Basics' started by Norman Webb, May 28, 2004.

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  1. Norman Webb

    Norman Webb Guest

    I have a roland gr33 guitar synth that runs off a 240Vac to 14Vac adapter.

    I would like to run it from a car battery.

    If it has a simple rectifer cct then as far as I can see DC into a rectifier
    just gives DC.

    I have forgotten my electronics 101

    Any help out there.


  2. John G

    John G Guest

    Only if it has a simple rectifier but if it has a floating
    supply with the output voltages above and below ground it
    will not work on just DC in.
    A small invertor from one of the electronic supply houses
    will get you out of trouble using your original adaptor.
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