7355Re: NSLU2 using 7805s and a 12V battery
- May 6, 2008Take a look at the products from Dimension Engineering. They have a
number of small, easily integrated switching power supplies you could use.
(just a happy customer...)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, efil vasers <efilvasers@...> wrote:
> I'm trying to run my NSLU2 (with a 1GB flash drive, connected to an
> router) from a 12 volt SLA rechargeable battery (5Ah) using 7805 voltage
> So far, I've tried a few different regulators (rated 1 or 1.5 amps), and
> when I turn the NSLU2 on, after about 30 seconds, the regulators are
> to touch and soon shut themselves down.
> I'm not sure what the problem is.
> Just to try, I connected it with a single 7805 (1 amp), which
> shut itself off.
> I connected the regulators in parallel with each other to provide up
> amps (more than the NSLU2 power supply), so I figured that I
> heatsinks for them. Am I wrong, or is my NSLU2 just behaving strangely?
> How many people out there have tried this?
> (For those wondering, this is for a robotics project for school, and the
> NSLU2 is running Debian)
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