LCD and PSOne draw

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LCD and PSOne draw

Post by F » Fri Sep 10, 2004 10:38 pm

Does anybody know how many amps the LCD and PSOne draw, with and without the LED mod? I want to figure out what kind of run time I'm going to get with my batteries.

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Re: LCD and PSOne draw

Post by MM007 » Sat Sep 11, 2004 4:21 pm

I'd figure a maximum of 2 amps....it will probably draw a bit less most of the time, but it can draw that much sometimes.
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Post by Sparkfist » Sat Sep 11, 2004 6:44 pm

Last time this was asked I believe the answer was ~950mA, you can bring down the power draw if you do the LED mod, that usually cuts it in half.
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Really?

Post by F » Sat Sep 11, 2004 7:34 pm

950 mA for just the screen or for the console and screen?

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Post by stereth » Sun Sep 12, 2004 1:24 am

850mA average for the system, 1A constant for the screen. LED mod reportedly drops screen draw to ~350mA.

This is from testing on school lab equipment. It's a big 'average,' too - during startup, the system draws over 2A for short periods of time. No problem with batteries, though.

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Q for Stereth

Post by F » Sun Sep 12, 2004 1:28 pm

Hey Stereth, did you build that adapter to use an RC battery for your PSp yourself? I've been looking for one because I'm too lazy to actually build one.

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Post by stereth » Sun Sep 12, 2004 1:46 pm

Yep, built it myself. Parts from Radio Shack. Cost me $3-4, but that's because I had to buy a couple multipacks.

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Post by segasonicfan » Thu Oct 21, 2004 3:32 pm

The system CAN'T draw over 2 amps on startup though...the AC adapter can only output 2 amps and that's to power the screen and the system...

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Post by segasonicfan » Fri Nov 12, 2004 9:35 pm

The PSone screen actually has a .906 amp draw. Looking through the manual it says the maximum power consumption is 6.8W so 6.8 divided by 7.5 comes to .906 and thats MAX, I can run the screen off 7.2 and less...so the power consumption is even less then that, not the commonly told 1Amp.

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