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Maplin 97W DC Fixed Voltage Bench Power Supply

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Product overview

• Fixed 13.8V regulated bench power supply
• Ideally suited for CB and PMR radio applications
• Useful when bench testing and setting up in car equipment
• Robust steel case construction, with illuminated rocker switch
• Binding post termination
• Features short-term overload and short circuit protection

Please note these power supplies are designed for use in well ventilated areas.

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Been using this range of power supplies both in our workshops and for our sales of Marine Radio Base stations for many years and found them to be very reliable with no adverse comments back from customers, so was a little surprised that one review said they "made a ridiculous amount of noise" - perhaps he had a duff one. They do make a "clunk" when you turn them on, but in use are no more noisy compared to other similar units on the market. Greenham Regis Marine Electronics Poole.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent unit well built and just the job for what I wanted it for with a price to match
Date published: 2014-11-11
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Operating Specifications

Output Voltage:

13.8 VV

How many amps is this power supply

Asked by: pauluk64
the rated current is 3 amps, the max current is 5 amps
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-09-21

Can this be used as a car battery charger?

Asked by: Mikee
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application as this is not the manner for which it was designed to be used. Please only use a dedicated car battery charger.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-08-22

Could you let me know if the Power Supply is "fully regulated" or "regulated on load". If it is regulated on load could you provide the "no load" output please.

Asked by: Fletcher
This is regulated on load, but as the item is now discontinued we would not be able to provide the no load output i am sorry to say.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2016-08-16

Have the binding posts got holes through to attach a wire to? If not what sort of crimp terminals or plugs do I need?  Thanks.

Asked by: Andrew
This unit should have the fixing types you require.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-06-15

What is the amps 

Asked by: Mazz
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-04-11

Can this regulator be used to run an instrument with a manufactures stated supply voltage of 12V nominal with a consumption of 50mA @ 12V (100mA with backlight)from a 240 v home mains supply?

Asked by: Jack JJ
This will vary and depend on the sensitivity of the item as this product gives out 13.8v.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-07-17

How heavy is this unit? Thanks.

Asked by: Charles
Net Weight : 4.0Kgs
Answered by: Neil G
Date published: 2015-07-17

Hello, Please quote me on 3 units. Tahnk you, Ety

Asked by: etyhovav
£44.99 x 3 = £134.97 .
Answered by: Neil G
Date published: 2015-07-17
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