220 to 16 Volt 2 Amp power supply

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  1. RodneyB

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    I am wanting to build a 220Volt to 16 Volt 2 Amp power supply. When pricing the components to do this the cost of the transformer is US$25.00 which is really expensive.

    I know I can by a transfer on amazon or eBay, I don't want to do that. I want to build my own.

    I am looking for what I must look for in terms of a circuit diagram.
     
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  3. RodneyB

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    Thanks, I really wanted to build my own
     
  4. Dodgydave

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    i have been down this road many times when designing circuits, to find there is one ready made and cheaper on the web....
     
  5. MaxHeadRoom

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    Do you have any scrap electronics resources where you are?
    This may be one cheaper way of obtaining parts!
    Max.
     
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  6. RodneyB

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    I often find that when I am build a circuit the knowledge gained helps me in lots of other projects. Once I understand how it works and I can build it I usually can fix it, Make no mistake after that I buy bulk manufactured units
     
  7. Dodgydave

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    you could modify an old Atx psu to give out 16v, if you get hold of one i can show you how to increase the output.
     
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