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Julio Cruz

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Bench power supply suggestions
« on: May 28, 2019, 10:25:39 am »
Hello everyone.  I'm looking to get a small bench power supply for my gear that will fit under my tripod. I have found a lot of 13.8Vdc ones that are compact and provide enough amps to power everything but... i read that 13.8Vdc is a little too much for 12Vdc gear.. can someone elaborate if i can use a 13.8 or should i get a variable PS?  Those are a little expensive..

PS: If you have one for sale let me know.

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Julio

Wolf Schutze

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Re: Bench power supply suggestions
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2019, 08:54:52 pm »
You should be fine as the 13.8 will quickly drop the in the 12 zone once you start using the equipment. My 20AH sla battery reads 14+ sometimes right after charging it, but within an hour of use its down to 12.4. Unless you are talking about AC to DC power supply then it should remain at the constant that it is set at. What equipment are you looking to power?

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