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8 April 2021

Power Supplies Australia was recently contacted by a customer who wanted to know if he could connect the negative output of a MEAN WELL MPM series power supply to earth ground?

why_some_power_supplies_wont_charge_batteries
8 April 2021

Power Supplies Australia was recently contacted by a customer who had been trying to use the MEAN WELL HRP-300-24 as a battery charger.

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13 April 2021

You may have noticed that in the data sheets of some MEAN WELL battery chargers it states that the charger can be used for Lithium-ion batteries, and to contact MEAN WELL for further information.

Power supply and LED driver technical advice
2 December 2020

We were asked by a customer that uses MEAN WELL power supplies in many of their products if they needed to fuse the negative output cable in a 24VDC floating power supply, and if so why?  

Power supply and LED driver technical advice
2 December 2020

We recently had a customer contact Power Supplies Australia, who was considering using 4 of the MEAN WELL TDR-960-24s in parallel.

Caravan Battery Charger
2 December 2020

The answer is not without the battery charger being modified first. 

New to Power Supplies Australia
2 December 2020

Power Supplies Australia now stocks the Power Source range of dimmable slimline (linear) LED drivers.  

Power supply and LED driver technical advice
12 October 2020

We were contacted by a customer, who had purchased a MEAN WELL SD-500L-24 DC to DC converter. 

Power supply and LED driver technical advice
12 October 2020

Power Supplies Australia was recently contacted by a customer, who was wiring 4 MEAN WELL 24V 180W LED drivers with 3-in-1 dimming to a commonly used lighting control system to power RGBW LED strip. 

New to Power Supplies Australia
12 October 2020

Power Supplies Australia now stock the MEAN WELL DDR-480 series of railway approved DIN rail mount DC to DC converters.  

New to Power Supplies Australia
12 October 2020

MEAN WELL’s RSD-500 500-Watt railway DC to DC converters are due to arrive into Power Supplies Australia October 2020.  

replacement_power_supplies
21 July 2020

If you are looking for a replacement power supply, then Power Supplies Australia maybe able to help you.  

why_wont_my_battery_charger_shut_down
9 September 2020

We were contacted by a customer, who had a MEAN WELL PB-600 series battery charger in his caravan.

what_type_of_output_protection_is_on_a_mean_well_true_sine_wave_inverter
9 September 2020

This is a question that we were recently asked by one of our customers.

should_i_earth_the_dc_output_of_a_din_rail_power_supply
13 July 2020

We recently had a customer ask if we recommend earthing the 0VDC from the V- DC output terminal of MEAN WELL DIN rail power supplies. Or, would we recommend leaving the DC output floating, so it is isolated from protected earth? 

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