power supply

  • Kickstarter: The Hydra Is A Configurable Power Supply Perfect For Your Next Home Robot Build

    Kickstarter: The Hydra Is A Configurable Power Supply Perfect For Your Next Home Robot Build

    Often the stuff that gets press attention from Kickstarter tends to focus on the consumer market, but the Hydra is a new project on the crowdfunding site that could make big waves in everything from hobby electronics, to home robotics, to industrial manufacturing. It's a compact power supply with three outputs, each with completely configurable voltage. Put simply, the Hydra is almost like a… Read More

  • New switching power supply makes flat panel TVs thinner

    New switching power supply makes flat panel TVs thinner

    Sony’s KDL-40ZX1 Bravia, the world’s thinnest LCD TV Osaka-based electronic component manufacturer Tabuchi Electric recently announced [JP, PDF] it has developed a switching power supply aimed at making flat-panel displays thinner. The new component is just 10 mm thick. Tabuchi says their existing power supplies are about 25mm thick. Usually, TV makers need to incorporate three to four… Read More

  • OCZ StealthXStream 600W: a perfectly decent PSU at a bargain price

    OCZ StealthXStream 600W: a perfectly decent PSU at a bargain price

    In this exhaustive review, the StealthXStream is taken apart and examined minutely by what I can only describe as zealous enthusiasts in the hardware field. Normally I just read the comments at Newegg to see whether a PSU lives up to its power promises, but these reviewers break it to pieces and track the manufacturers. It’s an interesting read if you’ve never contemplated the bits and… Read More

  • FastMac TruePower 65-Watt Power Adapter Gets Run Over By A Car And Still Works!

    FastMac has announced a nearly indestructible power adapter for Apple PowerBook G4 and iBook owners. The TruePower 65-watt AC adapter provides constant wattage that equals or exceeds other Apple branded adapters. It’s compatible with all PowerBook G4 models including Aluminum and Titanium as well as iBook G3 and G4s. It may just look like your run-of-the-mill power adapter, but it’s so… Read More