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#26 Ketan

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Posted 18 March 2011 - 03:51 AM

I tried using an AC adapter. I even thought it was being clever by using a multimeter to characterize it, first.

And afterwards, I had to ask myself what the $&@£ I was thinking since it only went through one change of batteries every 6 months.

-Rich


ohh.. hmmm Edison was always jealous of Nicola Tesla, and is still today.

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Posted 18 March 2011 - 03:14 PM

I tried using an AC adapter. I even thought it was being clever by using a multimeter to characterize it, first.

And afterwards, I had to ask myself what the $&@£ I was thinking since it only went through one change of batteries every 6 months.

-Rich


ohh.. hmmm Edison was always jealous of Nicola Tesla, and is still today.


I mean I was talking about AC and DC conflict :D ...

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Posted 18 March 2011 - 04:33 PM

In this case, part of the problem is non-constant current draw. Yes you can put together a voltage regulator to fix this, for more than the D batteries it will use are worth.

-Rich






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