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Old 04-09-2011, 08:22 AM   #24
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Join Date: 03-16-10
Location: Hudson NH

Originally Posted by nicksmurf111 View Post
I'll be anticipating the pictures.

I haven't put mine together yet since I'm still finishing the smoker itself. The wiring it second nature to me...I just need to find a larger box tomorrow. I'm wondering if those switching power supplies stay regulated without a load. I know computer power supplies don't (they go into protection mode as soon as they aren't loaded). I'm using an old wall wart. All wall warts have a resister built-in to keep the rectifier/filter circuit under control without external load.
I used at Meanwell RS 25-12 and yes power is constant even without load. I wanted the 15 watt unit but they where out of stock.
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