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PostSubject: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeWed Dec 02, 2020 10:01 am

i'm just sorting out my new set up could anyone give me advice on a power supply that will run a SS6900N.
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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeWed Dec 02, 2020 10:11 am

You could run it on around 12 amp but a 20/25 amp would be a better investment for any extra adorns you might get.

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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeWed Dec 02, 2020 2:34 pm

Sound advice above from Alan, go for something with a bit more clout than you need - originally I didn't, I cut corners and bought a cheap PSU that barely managed - naturally that's been binned now and I replaced it with a 30 Amp one. 

Lessons learned for me on that one..
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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 05, 2020 9:42 am

Mydel MP30-SWIV is a nice small and quiet 30A PSU. Has both voltage and current display too. It's switchmode but is RF quiet.
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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 2:15 pm

I got a led 30amp one off Amazon £17 delivered, I also picked up a volt meter off eBay £2.89, haven't set up just getting it all ready...
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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 2:17 pm

Chefsdead wrote:
i'm just sorting out my new set up could anyone give me advice on a power supply that will run a SS6900N.
check out the Amazon ones with fan 30 amp £18 loads of people are buying them
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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 3:50 pm

Very good advice from Martin 👍 the £18 PSU from Amazon is probably for a computer and no good for running radio gear 


Try and buy a dedicated psu and save yourself some grief 


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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 3:51 pm

Check out 600 plus feedback on amazon variable voltage on output, bought a LCD volt meter, loads of people using them, check out,Fred in the shed he did a review on one the one he used in the video was less amps, the small ones don't have a fan..NEWSTYLE 12V 30A 360W Dc Universal Regulated Switching Power Supply for CCTV, Radio, Computer
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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 3:57 pm

Sydthecat wrote:
Very good advice from Martin 👍 the £18 PSU from Amazon is probably for a computer and no good for running radio gear 


Try and buy a dedicated psu and save yourself some grief 


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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 4:04 pm

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£18 for a 30amp power supply  that must be crap or a mistake on price, even a  basic 30 amps ones for proper CB use start at about £60 you cant even get a basic 7amp CB power pack for£18 Look on a proper CB suppliers website and get the proper thing 
http://www.kcb.co.uk
https://www.thunderpole.co.uk/cb-radio.html

I definitely would like to see this £18 30amp per supply .
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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 4:23 pm

That's why a bought a digital volt meter, just because people spend £60 on a power supply doesn't make it any better, as long as the volts is constant and enough amps, being regulated is the main point,no difference to a expensive one.
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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 4:34 pm

When I have it all setup I will let the you all know on the output voltage if it stays stable, that's why I have ordered a volt meter to keep a eye on it, obviously I don't want to see any fluctuations on it, two year guarantee any problems it will go back..
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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 4:39 pm

Northern Crusader wrote:
Mydel MP30-SWIV is a nice small and quiet 30A PSU. Has both voltage and current display too. It's switchmode but is RF quiet.
I would like to think it's quiet, you mentioned quiet in your description,, small and quiet.. doesn't come with a volts display, so I ordered one off eBay does 5v,30v £2.89 playing safe..
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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 4:56 pm

Ok I have a good sense of humour, my son is a IT technician he uses one all the time on his 3d printing, that's why I am adding a volt meter for the sake of £3 off good old eBay at least I can monitor it, well I have the aerial and power supply, but no radio yet, had to blow the cobwebs off silver rod hasn't been used for a long time took it all apart cutting bolts out all connections dry and clean, well I am half way there...
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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 5:26 pm

I know you wasn't taking the piss my sense of humour, you are all giving good advice. Thanks everyone will let you know how I get on, won't be ordering for a while post has gone crap in my area, blaming on damm covid...
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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 5:38 pm

26ct954 wrote:
Check out 600 plus feedback on amazon variable voltage on output, bought a LCD volt meter, loads of people using them, check out,Fred in the shed he did a review on one the one he used in the video was less amps, the small ones don't have a fan..NEWSTYLE 12V 30A 360W Dc Universal Regulated Switching Power Supply for CCTV, Radio, Computer

Those are similar to the ones that used to power arcade video games back when I was a bench engineer

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PostSubject: Re: Power supply   Power supply Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 8:27 pm

“ I give up “ pmsl 🤣

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