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Old 02-28-2010, 06:40 PM
jimraysr jimraysr is offline
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Originally Posted by diceman2004 View Post
kbot - do you think this will work if i use a car battery charger as a power supply ?
Chargers are pretty dirty DC. They don't have any filtering. You might have noticed a buzz on a car radio when a charger is hooked up?

The advantage of using an old computer power supply is the limited current available and the internal protection. A car battery could be used, but very dangerous IMHO.

I once got my wedding band between jumper cables and could have lost a finger if I hadn't jumped back to pull the ring off my finger. That was over 40 years ago. Since then I never wear my watch or rings when working around batteries.

Easy does it, but do it!
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