would oscillation harm NiMH when charging?

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would oscillation harm NiMH when charging?

Post by daguuy » Mon Nov 20, 2006 5:33 pm

So far I've been using a big, bulky, not very portable DC power supply to charge my N64p because it charges at about 800ma and that's the only 12v PSU I have that can supply enough power (if it gets too little ma, it doesn't fully charge). But I just found a smaller wall wort that's 12v 830ma but it's AC. I could easily change it to DC with a bridge rectifier but wouldn't that make it oscillate a bit without any extra filtering stuff? Would that be bad for charging NiMH or would it work?

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Post by marshallh » Mon Nov 20, 2006 7:51 pm

Just put some juicy filtering caps on the output of the bridge rectifier. Just make sure to test the output before wiring it to your battery pack.

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