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12.00 - Introduction

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Unless a project is battery powered, it will likely need to convert mains AC voltage to a lower DC voltage. It is important to practice electricity-safety when working with any electricity but especially when working with greater than 50V.

Learning Objectives

  • Review electrical safety
  • Learn about AC/DC power Supplies
  • Integrate power supplies safely into projects

Key Terms

  • Mains Voltage
  • AC / DC
  • Power Supply