Commodore 64 Power Supply

gordonjcp at gordonjcp at
Wed Jul 2 03:45:27 CDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 03:59:32AM +0100, Tony Duell wrote:
> Just to confirm : There are mains swithces, yes? There is no 
> mains-frequency trandormer in them, rather the mains is recrtified, 
> smoothed, and then chopped/

I've never had one apart.  If there's a mains transformer inside then it
must be tiny, because the power supplies are lighter than any linear
power supply I have.  I suppose it's possible that the transformer is
quite small - what's the current draw on the 9V AC line anyway


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