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Re: [OM] T-10 power source

Subject: Re: [OM] T-10 power source
From: "Terry and Tracey" <foxcroft@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2002 16:11:27 +1100
Try putting a diode in series with the 6 volt DC supply. This will drop the
volts to about 5.3 and prolong bulb life.

Foxy

----- Original Message -----

> Scott,
>   In general, I would agree with you 100%.  However, most of us that
> have these
> critters are more than somewhat paranoid about burning out one of these
> little leds they refer to a modeling lights.  With the recent
> revelations from Olympus, it hasn't gotten any better.  I will only use
> a power supply that can have no spikes or any other suprises  (polarity
> reversal etc.).  I call these batteries and since they are relatively
> cheap, attractive.
> Rand E.
>
>
>
> Scott Gomez wrote:
> >
> > I'd think any 6v AC adapter of sufficient current capability would work.
You
> > can get universal ones (that have a zillion different plug-ends and
> > selectable polarity) just about anywhere. I've used that sort on mine
> > before.
> >
> > ---
> > Scott Gomez
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: --p.j. [mailto:johnsonpa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Subject: Re: [OM] T-10 power source
> >
> > I remember someone way-back mentioned that they used the same power
source
> > for their Zip drive.  I think Iomega has since changed the type of plug
they
> > use, however.  I suppose you could get a generic 6V power supply, cut
off
> > the plug and add the required one for the T-10 flash (we're talking
about
> > the modeling lights, right?)  I'm not sure if polarity would matter, but
> > there are others here with waaaaayyyyy more knowledge than me.  I'm sure
> > they will help you out.
> > <snip>
> > HTH,



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