The SMPS (Switched Mode Power Supply) is a Eurorack, panel mounted, PSU project.
Continue reading Switched Mode Power Supply, first tests
If you want to power up your Mini Dual Power Supply, you need to supply it with an AC voltage on its input.
You can either use a simple tranformer or, safer and easier to manage, use a AC/AC wallwart adapter.
It’s not easy sometimes to make distinction between an AC to DC adapter and an AC to AC adapter. They share the same form factor, the same look and feel. But there are clear indications to help you determine the type of each one.
Here’s a quick comparison between the two types with two example closeup pictures, one AC/DC adpater and one AC/AC adapter:
Continue reading Choosing a suitable adapter for the MDPS
Usually, the pin #1 of a ribbon is colored in red or blue. Never trust the ribbon cable color! And never trust a cable.
Always check twice the correct polarity and voltage before pluging your module!
I made an update on my MDPS quite a few months ago but did not update the blog accordingly…
Here are the modifications and additions for the version 2.2 :
Continue reading Mini Dual Power Supply – Update to 2.2