[time-nuts] Power Consumption Trimble Thunderbolt
Silverhead at gmx.net
Sun Apr 27 11:09:38 EDT 2008
My Thunderbold takes following power (incl. active antenna):
+12V 160mA -> 1.92W
+5V 256mA -> 1.28W
-12V 2.95mA -> 35mW
total power 3.3W
But note that the +12V takes a start current up to 750mA for 3 minutes!
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> Datum: Sun, 27 Apr 2008 12:25:40 +0200
> Von: "Dr. Rainer Meergans" <r at meergans.org>
> An: time-nuts at febo.com
> Betreff: [time-nuts] Power Consumption Trimble Thunderbolt
> My Thunderbolt has arrived yesterday - I think the source is well known
> here - and works smoothly. The price was tolerable, thanks to the ever
> weekening US-Dollar.
> As power consumption is an issue nowadays, has anyone measured it
> already with one of the discussed Meanwell T-30B?
> For the moment it is running on an old, but unused Seasonic AT-style
> computer powersupply. Consumption is total 18W after heating-up. From my
> experience most switching power supplys have an idle consumption from
> 8-10 Watt, so I don't think I can save a lot buying another powersupply.
> Thanks in adavance and 73,
> Rainer (DG2DBM)
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