Switching power supply

Will DC-AC (Ac input, DC output) work or will I have to buy an AC adapter instead? It produces 6000mah at 12v

posted by kobe_23 on 2014-03-25 08:35

So far there is no AC adapter sold for Rapiro.

Recommended spec is 4A and over.
http://international.switch-science.com/catalog/1550/

Can't guarantee but 6A may be fine.

posted by ken.suzuki on 2014-03-25 18:26

This thread might help you.
http://forum.rapiro.com/thread/7/

posted by ken.suzuki on 2014-03-25 18:28

Be very careful I have had my Rapiro for 1 day (and a good 5 hours of that was building it) and all was working well (I should have quit when I was ahead), I decided to try an adapter that matched what I believed to be an acceptable match given the specs above (see image). Within a second of pluging it in smoke started pouring out of poor Rapiro's body. It seems I fried the motherboard. My dream of becoming a robot owner is now over.

posted by spraycan_man on 2014-04-13 12:33

Hello.

Rapiro needs 'Center-positive, Barrel-negative' AC-DC adapter.
I guess spraycan_man uses AC-AC adapter.

posted by ShinichiOhki on 2014-04-14 20:38

The adapter's worked for the most part. Been using it for a month now but only in spurts of half an hour or so. The board tends to heat up pretty easily

posted by kobe_23 on 2014-04-21 02:03

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