On Thursday 02 February 2012, you wrote: > 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... nah. the fact that many PSUs actually contain transformators that can be used for both 110/220v mains (and thus 50/60hz) simply by rewiring should tell you that there is no such problem :) -- http://www.hitmen-console.org http://magicdisk.untergrund.net http://www.pokefinder.org http://ftp.pokefinder.org It is essential to understand that everybody sucked in the beginning. <Kristofer Dahl> Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2012-02-02 17:00:57
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