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PSU Confused on DC-DC power supply wattage.

Discussion in 'Tech Support' started by Mokey Mokey, 4 Jun 2009.

  1. Mokey Mokey

    Mokey Mokey What's a Dremel?

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    I'm looking at getting a 200W DC-DC power supply (here) for an HTPC.
    What I am confused about is do I need an AC-DC external power adapter that has an output of 200W in order to get 200W out of the DC-DC?
     
  2. dark_avenger

    dark_avenger Minimodder

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    if you want to run it from AC (mains power) then you will need a AC to DC converter of the same wattage in order for it to function.
     
  3. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    You'll need a mains transformer of at least 200W to power it.
     
  4. Mokey Mokey

    Mokey Mokey What's a Dremel?

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    Thanks guys! :D

    Edit: Do you know where I can find a 200W or higher AC-DC power adapter? The highest I can find is 150W.
     

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