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meanwell supplies from Ray

Discussion in 'Power Supplies' started by gnarmstr, Nov 16, 2014.

  1. gnarmstr

    gnarmstr Full Time Elf

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    Just wondering if anyone knows if the Maxwell water proof supply that ray sells are genuine or just a knock off.

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    damo1271 Full Time Elf Generous Elf

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    I might be being a bit cynical, but is anything out of China original?
     
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    They are just cheap power supplies. Not as good of quality but get the job done... As long as you don't over work them
     
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    Ray does not sell real meanwells and any power supplies bought directly from China will most probably not carry Australian approvals like C-Tick
     
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    Ray can GET genuine Meanwells, they cost a little more, not a ton more, but 50% over his at least.
     
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    fasteddy I have C.L.A.P Global Moderator Generous Elf

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    But are they real meanwells or are they the well know common meanwell clones that many seem to get. Ask him if he can get a HRP450-12 meanwell power supply and then you will know if he really is dealing with Meanwell because this model does not have a clone available.

    For DIY the cheapo power supplies that Ray stocks is sufficient for most hobbiest needs, just make sure you carry a spare or 2 as they are cheap enough to do so.
     

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