20W 12V AC/DC Switched Mode Power Supply


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About this product


  • Input voltage of AC 100 - 240V
  • Six interchangeable tips
  • Lightweight, compact design

Product overview

• Input voltage of AC 100 - 240V
• Six interchangeable tips
• Lightweight, compact design
• Stabilising output, low ripple and low interference

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Looks like a solid replacement but didn't last Looks and feels solid and for the price I'd have expected it it to last. Just under a year after purchase it had no output. Tested on a few sockets. Nothing metered on the low voltage side. The last time I removed it from the mains the light suddenly came on and it discharged whatever was left through my hand. I tend to get upset after a shock hence the 1 star review.
Date published: 2017-09-06
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Switched Mode Supply: Yes
Output Power (Max): 20W
Output Voltage Type: Fixed
Input Voltage: AC 100 - 240V, 50Hz
Input Power Plug: UK 3 Pin Mains Plug
Number of Tips or Sockets: 6
Output Tips/Socket Type:
3.5 x 1.35 x 10mm 5.5 x 2.5 x 12mm
5.0 x 2.1 x 12mm 2.5mm mono jack plug
5.5 x 1.5 x 12mm 3.5mm mono jack plug
Dimensions: 78(l) x 48(w) x 64(d) mm
Polarity: Centre Positive
Reversible Polarity: Yes
Output Power Cord Length: 1.8m
Efficiency: 71%

20w 12v ac/dc power supply, what is the maximum amperage output at 12v?

Asked by: Derek
20W @ 12v is 1.66A
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-09-18

Is this unit suitable to drive a water feature pump? 12v ac 20w output required

Asked by: mickdoreen
This is a DC power supply so would not work for your use.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-07-24

What is a switched mode power supply as opposed to a standard power supply. It looks much the same and appears to do the same thing but possibly a bit more expensive.

Asked by: Ted Yorkshire
I would recommend you read the article below if you wish to learn the difference. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switched-mode_power_supply
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-06-28

Do you have adaptor for 37v

Asked by: Debb
Unfortunately, on this occasion, Maplin do not stock a suitable product for your requirements.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-05-29

Although the overview states "Stabilising output, low ripple and low interference" is this regulated?

Asked by: Aidy
As it is not specified as regulated then I would have to say no but our order code N62JN is regulated.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-05-02

How do ensure that centre pole is positive as the power tip can go in either way into the plug (not the computer end).

Asked by: Pete
There is a marker on the socket and plug. The market on the socket shows the positive side. The marker on the tip shows the centre pin. Line these together to make a centre positive adaptor, or reverse the polarity for centre negative.
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2016-11-24

I have a Halfords Portable Powerpack 100 tyre inflator and battery booster(to fire up a dead car battery) for quite some years. I need a new electric DC to AC electric plug for 12V 20ah to charge up this unit, after use. Please help. Thanks.    Sonny.

Asked by: sonny
On this occasion Maplin do not stock a product that exactly meets your requirements, or indeed anything close enough to offer you as an alternative.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-08-29

One more question, is the output ampers at 6V same as model VN10L?

Asked by: Dzekudav
this is a fixed 12v supply
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-01-27
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