Tag Archive: power electronics

Manson NSP-3630 Switch-Mode Bench Power Supply Teardown

Manson NSP-3630 Switch-Mode Power Supply

Some time ago Mike from Mike’s Electric Stuff (YouTube: mikeselectricstuff) did a review of Tenma 72-8345 – 1 to 36V, 0 to 3A adjustable switch mode bench power supply. I needed additional power supply for stuff that I do, and so after Mike’s review I bought Manson NSP-3630 which is exactly the same power supply …

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Converting ATX Power Supply to Lab Bench Power Supply F.A.Q.

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Since I’m receiving at least a couple of questions each day about my tutorial video on Converting Computer ATX Power Supply to Lab Bench Power Supply and I can’t answer them all, I thought it’s time to answer to the most frequently asked questions. If you think that I forgot to highlight some important question(s), …

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How to Choose a Switching Power Supply For Your Next Project

Sometimes selecting a switching mode power supply for your project is no easy task, but information provided here would get you started. In this article I will tell you about most important things you need to know about switching mode power supplies (SMPS) (or just Switching Power Supplies – SPS). So, let’s begin!

Cheap DC-DC and AC-DC Converters Automated Efficiency Measurement Method

Well, the thing is – now you can easily buy DC-DC converter chips for less than $0.2 in relatively small quantities. And because of that, and because different voltages required by microcontrollers and other chips – you can find yourself putting two or even more DC-DC converters on a single board.

Ultrasonic Cleaner Reverse-Engineering (Codyson CD-7810)

My Ultrasonic Cleaner that served me well for a couple of years, suddenly decided to quietly leave this world… And so I reverse-engineered it’s schematic!