Talking About Power Supplies

Posted on Tuesday, May 23 2006 @ 14:12 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Look what I found here on my junk closet: an Apple II power supply. For its time (1977) it was a breakthrough, since until then switching mode power supplies weren't used. Designed by Rod Holt, it doesn't differ a lot from power supplies used on current-day PCs, as we've seen on our Anatomy of Switching Power Supplies tutorial. We disassembled it to show you how it worked.

Read on over at Hardware Secrets.

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