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Old 6th December 2012, 10:29 PM   #1
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Anyone know of a good source for simple, unregulated, linear wall warts in various voltages/powers?
I am looking for something with 6-9 VDC out (nominal) and ~1A, preferably UL certified.
Also, if it exists, an EU version would be nice, 220 VAC in, same output, with CE certification…

there are a gazillion switchers out there….

This is for a prototype which will have onboard regulation...
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Old 6th December 2012, 11:07 PM   #2
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I get them from the dollar bins at yard sales and second-hand shops (Goodwill and St Vincent de Paul are the national brands, but there are zillions of local establishments).

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Old 6th December 2012, 11:08 PM   #3
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Anyone know of a good source for simple, unregulated, linear wall warts in various voltages/powers?
I am looking for something with 6-9 VDC out (nominal) and ~1A, preferably UL certified.
Also, if it exists, an EU version would be nice, 220 VAC in, same output, with CE certification…

there are a gazillion switchers out there….

This is for a prototype which will have onboard regulation...
Farnell sells them at silly prices. I would just make one.
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Old 6th December 2012, 11:17 PM   #4
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Farnell sells them at silly prices. I would just make one.
For myself I can make whatever I need, but in this case I need something off the shelf available in quantity, which has UL certs… And CE for the EU...
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Old 7th December 2012, 12:19 AM   #5
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Try ebay the HK sell and PRC people have them at low prices shipping is based on your location .
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Old 7th December 2012, 12:54 AM   #6
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For myself I can make whatever I need, but in this case I need something off the shelf available in quantity, which has UL certs… And CE for the EU...
my apologies, i thought you said it was for a prototype.
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Old 7th December 2012, 12:56 AM   #7
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He did. He's making prototypes in quantity.
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Old 7th December 2012, 01:20 AM   #8
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