psu help

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by markosillypig, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. markosillypig

    Thread Starter Active Member

    Jul 21, 2008
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    hi all
    im looking for a power supply for my led strip rgb
    Voltage: 12V DC Power: 4.8W/M 2 led strips at 5m
    so that would be 48w could any one recomend a power supply that will cope with this.
    would 5amp be enough
    cheers marko

     
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2011
  2. wmodavis

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    12V @ 5A would be adequate. An old PC powersupply would likely supply that cheaply maybe even free. Check the specs of the one you have laying around and put it to use.
     
  3. markosillypig

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    Jul 21, 2008
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    cheers for that
    just moded a pc power supply for it :)
    working perfect
     
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