[time-nuts] Lucent KS-24361 24V DC power requirements

Brian Lloyd brian at lloyd.aero
Sat Nov 22 09:54:05 EST 2014

On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 8:17 PM, Bob Camp <kb8tq at n1k.org> wrote:

> Hi
> We’ve been around this one before. The KS boxes are powered by a switcher
> brick inside the box. There’s not a lot of reason go super crazy on the DC
> input. It’s fully isolated from the case ground. Even leakage / stray
> grounds should not be an issue in this situation. I would not run it off of
> raw un-filtered rectifier output. Anything that’s at least got a filter
> capacitor in it should do fine.

Or batteries. Two 12v batteries in series on float charge not only powers
it nicely, it keeps everything going should the mains fail. You won't have
to wait for it to reacquire and stabilize after a mains power failure.

Brian Lloyd
Lloyd Aviation
706 Flightline Drive
Spring Branch, TX 78070
brian at lloyd.aero
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