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Need help choosing suitable power supply for DC motors

  1. Jul 4, 2012 #1
    Hi everyone,

    I need a suitable power supply that runs off 240VAC (a regular mains socket found at home) to power two DC motors in parallel.

    The motors are each rated at 24V, and have a full load current rating of 15A.
    I've performed a search, but the power supplies I've found are either too large or too small in terms of specifications.

    What type would be best? A transformer? An inverter? A switching power supply? Are there any out there that are suitable for this configuration, or should I change it?

    I am a complete beginner when it comes to electricals so please go easy on me... ;)
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  3. Jul 4, 2012 #2

    jim hardy

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    i'd suggest a 24 volt battery charger.
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