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Offline BJK

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Use AC Power
« on: June 19, 2017, 12:00:30 PM »
Had a ton of fun building the quicksand. Wonder if anyone has any thoughts/plans on how to build a basic powersupply to run it off the Wall AC? I'm somewhat new to this, so I have only some vague ideas of how I might go about it. Thanks in advance!

Offline Paul Joppa

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Re: Use AC Power
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2017, 04:22:38 PM »
Google "18v dc power" - good place to start!
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Re: Use AC Power
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2017, 09:49:39 AM »
There are tons and tons of DC supplies for laptops that are "in the ballpark" in terms of voltage, you'd just have to scab them in or add a DC power connector to the plate.
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