[plug] Power Transformer??

John Usher (Maptek) John.Usher at perth.maptek.com.au
Mon Apr 26 23:34:51 WST 2004

I can believe the switch requires 5V, but find it difficult to believe it actually needs 5A at 5V!!! Thats a significant amount of current.

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: James Devenish [mailto:devenish at guild.uwa.edu.au] 
	Sent: Mon 26/04/2004 6:47 PM 
	To: plug at plug.linux.org.au 
	Subject: Re: [plug] Power Transformer??

	In message <20040426093344.GD22215 at patrick.wattle.id.au>
	on Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 05:33:44PM +0800, Cameron Patrick wrote:
	> Senectus - wrote:
	> | The HUB needs "5vdc 5.0A"
	It might not be entirely surprising if there was some such beast lying
	around spare at UCC anyway, which would at least be useful for the
	> *peeks at RS web site* Hmm, 5V seems surprisingly uncommon.
	> RS have a 5A, 5V milspec supply for a mere $90000 - eek!  It'd
	> be cheaper to buy a new car for that price :-(  The others
	> [they] stock seem to be lower current (e.g. 2.5A or less)
	With regards to lower current: No one said you have to
	use all the ports at once ;-)
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