Re: 110V 60Hz / 220V 50Hz power supply

From: Gerrit Heitsch <>
Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2012 17:48:02 +0100
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On 02/02/2012 05:50 AM, MikeS wrote:
> Well, yes; let me rephrase that then: the difference between 50Hz and
> 60Hz should not matter in practice to a linear power supply.

Depends... A 60Hz transformer run on 50Hz will go into saturation if run 
at full power and that's not a good idea. On the other hand, a 50Hz 
transformer run at 60Hz will just not be able to supply full power.

At least that's what I was always told...


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