Server migration complete, Welcome to version 2.1.1



Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Forgot your password?

+-Site Stats

Total Members: 15659
Latest: PaulDzRGB
New This Month: 9
New This Week: 3
New Today: 0
Total Posts: 128433
Total Topics: 15791
Most Online Today: 48
Most Online Ever: 7634
(January 21, 2020, 02:14:03 AM)
Users Online
Members: 1
Guests: 23
Total: 24

A fairly dumb question on Mean Well NES-350-12

Started by earsofvaal, November 19, 2018, 09:18:32 AM

Previous topic - Next topic

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.


I am testing my singing trees and have been using the above-mentioned power supply. It has performed well however, after this last batch of testing I managed to spy the voltage selection switch on the side of the supply. The switch has two positions (230v, 115v). It is a slider that can be positioned so that either the 230v or 115v is showing.
Now the question - When 230V is showing does that mean that that is the input selected? It sounds obvious but I have used this with the switch at that setting (I am in the US so I am using 110-120) and have had no problems. Have I just been lucky and should change it?
I would appreciate any input from anyone who has used this supply.



The 110 should be showing.

The regulating circuitry has protected you so far. Since you've been in the 220 setting, the AC voltage being used internally has been 55vac. That forces the internals to work a lot harder. A cheaper (clone) supply would probably have died by now.

If you were supposed to use 220 (many overseas folks), but the switch was 110, then it would not have survived. Smoke time.

Kill power. Disconnect the loads. Move the switch. Power back up and check the voltage. Adjust as needed. Then reconnect your loads.
Long time Falcon, FPP and xLights user

Support FPP

+- Recent Topics

F16V3 with 2 expansion boards at 40 fps MAX PIXELS per output? by BirdingPix
Today at 02:49:02 PM

Warning/Error: Network incomplete frames hit 250. by JonD
Today at 10:59:15 AM

F48V4-NS at 40 fps using all 48 pixel output ports? by Poporacer
February 06, 2023, 10:27:09 AM

Unable to update RPi 5.5 to latest version by JonB256
February 05, 2023, 07:23:16 PM

help getting started, next step? by rayster
February 05, 2023, 04:24:09 PM

F48v4NS - Pi or No Pi? by joeyblasko
February 05, 2023, 09:15:33 AM

Huidu Controllers LED matrix by CaptainMurdoch
February 04, 2023, 10:18:47 AM

FPP6.2 universes by darylc
February 03, 2023, 08:48:57 PM

F16v4 Ports vs Universe Configuration Question by k6ccc
February 03, 2023, 09:32:48 AM

Need Expert Advise on F16v4 Ports vs Universe Configuration by Kairus
February 03, 2023, 09:32:33 AM

Powered by EzPortal
Powered by SMFPacks Menu Editor Mod