[Soekris] Power Supply
mauricej at xs4all.nl
Thu Sep 27 19:25:23 UTC 2007
On Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 14:57:01 -0400, Bob Keyes wrote:
>We've had a small bit of unreliable activity from the net4826. There's no
>manual for the net4826, but I am generally referred to the net4801 manual
>when I have questions on it. It says, regarding power, "...
>a small wall mount unregulated power adapter,supplying 6V-28V DC at 15 VA"
>I have been running three units off of 12V wall-warts at 750, 850, and
>1000 mA. This fits the spec.
I'd say it doesn't. 1000 mA at 12 V is only 12 VA. You need a bit more
to be able to deliver 15 VA.
I think 12 VA should be enough in most cases, but you might need more
than 12 VA if you have some extras in the case.
>The unit that hung was running on the 750mA
>supply. It has been suggested by some of my partners on this project that
>is not sufficient.
I agree with them.
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