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29 March 2023

As Power Supplies Australia mentioned in a previous blog post about MEAN WELL Power Supply’s Hiccup Mode, not all power supplies within the same series will have the same method of short circuit protection.

27 August 2021

There are two problems regarding the dimming of MEAN WELL LED drivers that we are frequently asked about.

27 August 2021

There are two questions that we are often asked:

27 August 2021

MEAN WELL 3-in-1 dimming is a technology that has been patented by MEAN WELL.

27 August 2021

In our opinion the best power supply manufacturer is MEAN WELL. It is no accident that the majority of power supplies we offer are MEAN WELL power supplies.

27 August 2021

Depending on the age of your MEAN WELL Multi-Rail power supply, you may need to ensure all outputs have a load that falls within the stipulated current range shown in the data sheet.

7 January 2022

When charging caravan batteries, they are generally under load.

It is recommended that you use a caravan battery charger that has been specifically designed for charging batteries under load.

27 August 2021

There is a misconception that an IP67 rating on a power supply means that it can be submersed in water.

27 August 2021

The simple answer to this question is ‘no’!

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21 July 2020

Every day electrical items are imported into Australia, complete with a power supply that does not have an Australian electrical safety certificate.

27 August 2021

Power Supplies Australia offers a range of AC to AC transformers that are DIN rail mountable.

27 August 2021

One of the questions that we are often asked is “How do I work out what power supply I need for my LED strip?”

26 August 2021

Technical Question of the Week: Can I connect MEAN WELL Power Supplies in Series?

26 August 2021

Technical question of the week: Can I connect two MEAN WELL power supplies in parallel?

2 June 2022

Sometimes it can very difficult to find the right LED driver for powering your LED light fittings.