Re: [tracker2] Re: T2 will not connect to computer
- With the linear regulator, above about 6.8v the current draw is pretty
much constant. The excess power is just dissipated as heat.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>,
> James Ewen <ve6srv@...> wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 6:17 PM, pruittn2 <n5a12@...> wrote:
> > > Never mind. I was going through the junk box and found a 12DC 400ma
> > > wall wart. Plugged it in and the leds blinked. Connected to the
> > > and all is well. Although the label indicates 7 to 28 volts the 9
> volt wall
> > > wart wouldn't do the trick. Sorry for the QRM on the forum
> > I bet if you tried 9 volts with 500 mA, that it would probably work.
> > You have to provide enough power... a lower voltage will require more
> > current than a higher voltage.
> > James
> > VE6SRV
> According to the specs on the website the T2 is rated for 6.5 to 28v and
> 30ma max. Even if the 30ma was at 28v it shouldn't require more than
> about 100ma at 9v.
> Neal - WD4LSS