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OpenDRC DI current draw 4 years 11 months ago #28096

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The data sheet says that a DI unit requires 5v / 600mA, which is what the supplied SMPS provides. Does anyone know what the actual continuous current draw is? I ask because I want use a linear PS to power 2 DI units but the maximum continuous current it can provide is 1A.

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OpenDRC DI current draw 4 years 11 months ago #28108

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Can devteam answer this?

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OpenDRC DI current draw 4 years 11 months ago #28110

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Why not simply measure your unit? If you're interested in swapping power supplies and performing experimentation along those lines, you should at least have some basic measuring tools and the knowledge to use them.

For info: My own unit is sort of a hybrid and not exactly the same as an OpenDRC-DI but it measures approximately 500mA.

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OpenDRC DI current draw 4 years 11 months ago #28170

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1A for 2 units would be borderline. We'd prefer that you stick to what we asked on the datasheet (i.e. giving some headroom for some reason..) There is always derating on a PSU to take care off.

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OpenDRC DI current draw 4 years 11 months ago #28192

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Noted. Unfortunately the LPS I had in mind is limited to 1A :(

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