[Soekris] Aureal PCI soundcard
stu at spacehopper.org
Mon Jan 22 01:18:07 UTC 2007
> Also, next to the two filter capacitors next to the BIOS, there is a
> small coil. This gets VERY hot. I've measured it at 60C for some time.
> Anyway, I am wondering if this has to do with the fact that I am
> powering the soekris with a DC adapter rated at 9V, 500mA, and if
> there are any problems with this.
Yes, there is a problem with this. See the 4801 manual: power supply
requirement is 6V-28V DC at 15 VA. You are feeding it from a supply
rated at 9V * 0.500A = 4.5VA
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