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Old 19 November 2019, 13:08   #5
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Originally Posted by Daedalus View Post
I would recommend buying an official PSU though, as there are a lot of clones around that I wouldn't necessarily trust with a precious Amiga. I would wonder though if it wasn't simpler to get (or build) a compact external PSU based on one of the popular industrial PSU modules like a Mean Well. Even with a built-in PicoPSU, you'll still need the main power brick housed externally anyway.
I would personally prefer a Mean Well or other similar solution;

- Doubt there are any fake Mean Well PSU's.

- More compact (due to not requiring two separate power supply units).

- I would assume better noise/EMI suppression.

And as a bonus, if it burns your house down or blows up your computer, at least you can say it Meant Well.
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