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equipment:psus [2018/06/22 10:34]
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 +===== Power Supplies =====
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 +==== Safety ====
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 +Some of these power supplies can deliver **dangerous voltages and currents**.
 +
 +If unsure how to use them safely, ask.
 +
 +==== Bench Power Supplies ====
 Location: electronics test bench and shelves, but if members forget to put them back after using them, they might be anywhere. Location: electronics test bench and shelves, but if members forget to put them back after using them, they might be anywhere.
  
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 ^::: |dual independent and **tracking** PSUs |triple independent PSUs |single plus dual tracking PSUs |single PSU | ^::: |dual independent and **tracking** PSUs |triple independent PSUs |single plus dual tracking PSUs |single PSU |
 ^Condition |**Modern**,​ high quality |**Modern** basic |Old basic, untested but good provenance |Old, untested | ^Condition |**Modern**,​ high quality |**Modern** basic |Old basic, untested but good provenance |Old, untested |
-^::: |Can connect PSUs in series and parallel |Caution w.r.t. the fixed current limit|Caution w.r.t. unknown current limits; might be via fuses! |Caution: shorting 10A could cause molten metal to splatter; recommend using with eye/face protection |+^::: |Can connect PSUs in series and parallel |Caution w.r.t. the fixed current limit|Caution w.r.t. unknown current limits; might be via fuses! |**Caution: shorting 10A could cause molten metal to splatter**; recommend using with eye/face protection |
 ^::: | |Ideal for logic plus analogue |Ideal for logic plus analogue |Caution: requires the sense wires to be connected | ^::: | |Ideal for logic plus analogue |Ideal for logic plus analogue |Caution: requires the sense wires to be connected |
-^::: | | | |Caution: ​dangerously heavy - two man lift |+^::: | | | |Caution: ​weighs 26kg, so two man lift |
 ^::: |{{:​test_equipment:​farnell-pdd3502a.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |{{:​test_equipment:​isotech-ips1125.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |{{:​test_equipment:​farnell-tops2.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |{{:​test_equipment:​farnell-tsv70-2.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} | ^::: |{{:​test_equipment:​farnell-pdd3502a.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |{{:​test_equipment:​isotech-ips1125.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |{{:​test_equipment:​farnell-tops2.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |{{:​test_equipment:​farnell-tsv70-2.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |
  
-| ^Farnell L30AT ^Rapid PS3025 ^Farnell ET30/​2 ​^Farnell PDD3502A ^Isotech IPS1125 ^Farnell TOPS2 ^Farnell TSV70 mk2 +| ^Farnell L30AT ^Rapid PS3025 ^Farnell ET30/2 ^ 
-^Specification |variable **0-50V**, variable current limit 0-500mA |variable 0-30V, variable current limit **0-2.5A** |variable 0-15V/2A or 0-30V/1A, fixed current limit |variable 0-35V, variable current limit 0-2A |variable 0-20V 0-250mA, fixed 5V 1A |variable 4-6V 5A, variable 12-17V 1A |variable 0-35/70V, variable current limit 0-10/​5A ​+^Specification |variable **0-50V**, variable current limit 0-500mA |variable 0-30V, variable current limit **0-2.5A** |variable 0-15V/2A or 0-30V/1A, fixed current limit | 
-^::: |dual independent PSUs |fixed 12V & 5V, 500mA |dual independent PSUs |dual independent and **tracking** PSUs |triple independent PSUs |single plus dual tracking PSUs |single PSU +^::: |dual independent PSUs |fixed 12V & 5V, 500mA |dual independent PSUs | 
-^Condition |Old but usable |Excellent |Old but usable ​|**Modern**,​ high quality |**Modern** basic |Old basic, untested but good provenance |Old, untested ​+^Condition |Old but usable |Excellent |Old but usable | 
-^::: |volts controls scratchy <2V | |Caution w.r.t. the current limits fixed at ~10% above the rated current ​|Can connect PSUs in series and parallel |Caution w.r.t. the fixed current limit|Caution w.r.t. unknown current limits; might be via fuses! |Caution: shorting 10A could cause molten metal to splatter; recommend using with eye/face protection ​+^::: |volts controls scratchy <2V | |Caution w.r.t. the current limits fixed at ~10% above the rated current | 
-^::: |current limit controls scratchy | | | |Ideal for logic plus analogue |Ideal for logic plus analogue |Caution: requires the sense wires to be connected ​+^::: |current limit controls scratchy | | | 
-^::: |both satisfactory once settled | | | | | |Caution: dangerously heavy - two man lift +^::: |both satisfactory once settled | | | 
-^::: | {{:​test_equipment:​farnellL30AT.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} | {{:​test_equipment:​psurapid3025.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |{{:​test_equipment:​farnell-et30-2.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |{{:​test_equipment:​farnell-pdd3502a.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |{{:​test_equipment:​isotech-ips1125.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |{{:​test_equipment:​farnell-tops2.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |{{:​test_equipment:​farnell-tsv70-2.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |+^::: | {{:​test_equipment:​farnellL30AT.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} | {{:​test_equipment:​psurapid3025.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |{{:​test_equipment:​farnell-et30-2.jpg?​direct&​200 ​ }} |
  
 +==== Other ====
  
 There are many //many// PSU bricks that can be hacked, located on the shelves near the glass door. There are many //many// PSU bricks that can be hacked, located on the shelves near the glass door.
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