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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Great

    posted by Twinsen01 on 09/23/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    - Stable power supply. Is powering my Raspberry pi and an SATA hard-drive for almost a month non-stop. - Delivers 2A as mentioned in the specifications. - The output can be adjusted between about 4 to 6 volts - Inputs and outputs can be connected easily usi...
    Cons:
    - Metallic case can cause electrocution of you don't wire it correctly - It heats a little, but not too much.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Very good for the price

    posted by Eddong on 03/24/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    - Easy to use. - Power is stable and easy to adjust. - Doesn't heat much, can be enclosed easilly if enough venting is provided.
    Cons:
    - Really need to be enclosed into a better casing if it is to be install somewhere easy to access. - Casing is not as shown, th...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    A cheap and good power supply.

    posted by nicolasantoci on 12/27/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    It is an economy and good source power , for electronic projects with microcontrollers. The value of 5V can be adjusted by the potentiometer. It is very interesting to do projects. It has a hole in the sheet to insert a screwdriver and calibrate tension wit...
    Cons:
    It have no any cons that I would appreciate.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Compact and sturdy power supply device

    posted by ekosshop on 12/20/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    English : Compact and sturdy power supply device with nice finishings. Very detailed and well identified information. Ideal for Arduino projects and similar. Português : Fonte de alimentação compacta e com bom acabamento. Pinos bem identifi...
    Cons:
    English : No Cons Português : Nenhum
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Decent power supply for driving micro-controllers/relay

    posted by d33g on 12/15/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    -Came in a sturdy/decent package that could have been mounted if need be -The voltage output of the power supply was pretty solid considering they are 5 dollars a piece -Potentiometer was picked correctly for an easy calibration.
    Cons:
    -There was no swtich to turn the power supplies on and off. -I noticed enough noise to possibly cause an issue when used in sma...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Perfect for RaspberryPi

    posted by RexCortex on 12/13/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    -Cheaper and more current than USB chargers for DIY project. -Very small. -No heat under load.
    Cons:
    -The metal case is not the safest thing I ever seen but is good for integration project. -Connectos can be a bit small dependin...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Nice and light

    posted by wurstsemel on 12/04/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    - works fine - no influence on hifi system as some other switching power supplies do - good connection terminals, 0,75mm² cable fits (and more than enough for 2A)
    Cons:
    - could be a little bit smaller - cut outs in the lid are not very good aligned - to adjust the voltage or screw on the termina...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Worth the price

    posted by smints on 11/29/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Relatively inexpensive, and a useful product for DIY projects or replacement of power modules. Easy to use, and reasonable available (nominal) power. There should be no problems with heat dissipation.
    Cons:
    None that I’m aware of, as long as you treat it carefully, because voltage adjustment is a bit fragile and the variable resisto...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Great little PSU!

    posted by yvanoers on 11/17/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    - Great value for money - Has a regulator to allow adjusting output voltage from (in my case) 4.5V to 5.5V - Small - Convenient holes for easy access to connectors and regulator
    Cons:
    - Housing assembly could have been a little better if the top cover was bolted instead of snapping in.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Nice power supply for DIY electronic experiments

    posted by Sassa53 on 11/14/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Small, very compact. Works in 110Volts to 220Volts. Output stable. Trimmer for voltage DC adjust. Cold till after many time of use.
    Cons:
    Assembly not so good,may be best. Needs a multimiter to adjust, if necessary to your project. Maybe needs a expert to wire up(A...
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