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ps_faq [07/08/2018 14:16]
Consort Support [What about connecting more than one unit to the same power supply?]
ps_faq [07/08/2018 14:43] (current)
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 This means that the power depends on both voltage and current. But since current depends on the resistance of the connected unit it's impossible to force to generate a certain power. The only thing that can be done is to **limit** the power supply to generate a certain power. This means that the power depends on both voltage and current. But since current depends on the resistance of the connected unit it's impossible to force to generate a certain power. The only thing that can be done is to **limit** the power supply to generate a certain power.
  
-==== Behaviour of a power supply ==== +==== Behaviour of a power supply ​/ Constant modes ==== 
-When **RUN** is pressed, the internal generator will start building up the high voltage at the output terminals while voltage and current are constantly measured and power is calculated. When one of the pre-set parameters is exceeded, the generator will stop rising and starts to adjust the Voltage to keep that parameter constant.+When **RUN** is pressed, the internal generator will start building up the high voltage at the output terminals while voltage and current are constantly measured and power is calculated. When one of the pre-set parameters is exceeded, the generator will stop rising and starts to adjust the Voltage to keep that parameter constant. ​
  
-==== Constant modes ==== +When one of the other parameters is exceeded while the power supply is already ​in constant mode, it will switch to the newly exceeded ​parameter to be held constant. ​ 
-When one of the other parameters is exceeded while the power supply is in constant mode, it will switch to that parameter to be held constant. Make sure that the limits of the parameters that are not ought to be held constant, are set to a sufficient high value:+ 
 +Make sure that the limits of the parameters that are not ought to be held constant, are set to a sufficient high value:
  
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ps_faq.txt · Last modified: 07/08/2018 14:43 by Consort Support