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eRiCdWoNg 7th January 2004 01:00 AM

DIY power sequencers
Anybody know how to make a DIY power sequencer (like Panamax, Adcom, Rotel, Furman's products) that have a delayed on/off for power amps to stop transients?

azira 7th January 2004 03:25 AM

Do a search for "slow start" circuits. There's tons of them.

Hybrid fourdoor 8th January 2004 01:45 AM

Im sure a PIC (programmable IC) from microchip could do this super easy...only problem would be the intial cost of the chip programmer (~$120).

But it would be as simple as waiting for the main power button to be switched on then just say pause 5 seconds, activate next output, pause 5 seconds, activate next output, and so on.

eRiCdWoNg 8th January 2004 02:19 AM

Dang at that price probbly better just to get somethin commercially available- Furman, Juice Goose, panamax, Adcom, Rotel......

Matttcattt 8th January 2004 10:35 AM

there is a simple soft-start circuit

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