[Soekris] Power Supply
egbert at vandenbussche.nl
Thu Sep 27 19:14:08 UTC 2007
Bob, I have a 4801in use as router (monowall) and have applied the mod to
use a decent external 5V / 1.5A powersupply to the internal connector (see
the 4801 manual). Since then all my spurious problems are gone. I have a
Wifi mini PCI card and a 10 Gb disk and a 2 Gb flash installed. All this
together seems too much for the build-in DC-DC convertor. YMMV!
Egbert Jan (NL)
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> Subject: [Soekris] Power Supply
> 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. 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.
> Please advise us if this is the case. Also, please answer the
> question I
> had asked before regarding the maximum current available to
> the mini-pci
> cards, both as a whole and individually.
> Bob Keyes
> Harvard CitySense Project
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