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    You have to buy them first unfortunately then test them under different loads to find out how the output voltage changes with current draw!
    This is a bit of a problem with some Chinese ones. They do supply the stated current but NOT necessarily at the stated voltage. (The voltage dips at fairly low current output).

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    I think I bought the 10A version from bestbuy or somewhere similar on ebay. They all look the same. First one broke after a little while. So I ordered 2 more, just in case of another breakage.
    Still cheaper than buying what appears to be (aesthetically) the same product from a UK seller.
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    what about of PC supplys? why not use them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhantomRage View Post
    what about of PC supplys? why not use them?
    they are poor quality
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    andy i would be extra cautious of the second link you posted.
    it looks like a copy of the meanwell 12v 29a psu

    why not get the real thing here? it is not much more expensive. http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/12V-DC-29A-350...item1c1d1484c0

    i wish i could give you more info, but i just ordered mine from this seller on thursday, so it is not here yet. in any case, sure electronics is a 5star seller, i hve bought stuff from them in the past and they always come through with it

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    Andy have you considered Tracopower or are they too expensive?

    I ask because I know our Dutch friends posted info on these a while ago and Pelosh now sells these for use with Kvant systems so I would presume from that they're very high quality;

    http://www.synchrovision.co.uk/produ...u-tracopower-3

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    sadly on a budget as im trying to build two 3watt projectors
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    I had this exact problem with a pair of cheep Chinese PSUs current dipping at 10% load and red lighting the P3s. Since replaced with slightly less cheep PSUs marketed under the Mean Well name. All three have worked perfectly.

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