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Old 04-23-2011, 02:19 PM   #1
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I know there has been multiple threads about these but Im not at all savy with figuring this electrical current and the like out. I have 3 Power Supplies and I was wondering if any would work to power 2 or 3 ICE chagers to charge 3 5k 2s lipos, of course through distribution box.






I see the 5v is high in amps but the 12v is low. I read about putting a resistor or somethign in line to store more power to boost the 5v. Would any of these 3 do what Im wanting? I have a 4th in a computer thats alot bigger (400w) but would rather not use it if I dont have to.


I also have another 450w 15A 12v and 35A 5v but think its blown cause it wont turn on computer.
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I'm pretty sure you'd need at least 5A on the 12v for each charger. Trust me, this one will do what you want and is probably the cheapest you'll find. Hobbypartz usually runs out of stock quick though.

http://www.hobbypartz.com/77p-g350-powersupply.html
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I'm pretty sure you'd need at least 5A on the 12v for each charger. Trust me, this one will do what you want and is probably the cheapest you'll find. Hobbypartz usually runs out of stock quick though.

http://www.hobbypartz.com/77p-g350-powersupply.html
yeah thats what i figured. Just wasnt sure if I could do anything with them to do what i wanted.
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A friend and I use server power supplies...


I have an extra 72 amp one that I could sell for $40 shipped, 4 12v outputs, and 2 3.3v

size: 13in x 7in x 3in, wight is around 5lbs
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thanks but I can buy a 12v 24A power supply cheap on computer geeks. I just wanted to know if any of these 3 would work cause i have them laying around
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thanks but I can buy a 12v 24A power supply cheap on computer geeks. I just wanted to know if any of these 3 would work cause i have them laying around
I'm selling mine for $40 shipped...
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I'm selling mine for $40 shipped...
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?InvtId=AGS450&cpc=RESX

For the money this 1 would do me better and is still more then i need. Only $14.99 and 5.5 x 6 x 3.25-inches...alot smaller to tote back and forth.

Like i said, i just wanted someone who knows if any of the 3 i HAVE already will work with a capacitor
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keep in mind that it has 2 12v rails, which means wiring it is going to be a PIA...
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whitrzac I would have thought it was clear I dont want your power supply. I dont need it. Thanks for the offer but no thanks

can anyone answer the question that was asked?

I have 2 10A Ofna power supplies but was just curious if I could use 1 of these 3 power supplies to run all 3 chargers instaed of having a bunch of power supplies on pit table.
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