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by mickeyholland
Thu May 21, 2009 6:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Multiple PC PSU's for high current supply
Replies: 8
Views: 954

Re: Multiple PC PSU's for high current supply

Thanks MrAl

The power-on sync is a good point, so I will make sure I wire all the supplies to one mains on/off switch.

I will give it a go and feedback my final design here.

All the best!
by mickeyholland
Thu May 21, 2009 4:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Multiple PC PSU's for high current supply
Replies: 8
Views: 954

Re: Multiple PC PSU's for high current supply

MrAl, Is there a "standard" time period I should delay the full load for ? Would it be fair to use a 5 second delay ? I could put a time-delay-relay between the psu's and the full load, so that on switch-on it would simply illuminate a "booting up lamp...", then the relay would switch over to the fu...
by mickeyholland
Wed May 20, 2009 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Multiple PC PSU's for high current supply
Replies: 8
Views: 954

Re: Multiple PC PSU's for high current supply

Thank you both for your replies. haklesup : Clearly I was typing loosely! Topped up was a terrible way to describe the circulating/filtering pump. :roll: In my original post I wrote series by mistake, instead meaning parallel. However, your post hints at another angle -- wiring the 5v outputs in ser...
by mickeyholland
Wed May 20, 2009 12:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Multiple PC PSU's for high current supply
Replies: 8
Views: 954

Multiple PC PSU's for high current supply

Hello all, I have recently "acquired" a 12v DC 24amp pump for keeping our pool topped up. The idea in the future is to invest in some solar panels to drive the motor "free". Children (of course) do not understand the concept of saving for solar panels, and would like to swim now! - So, my idea... It...