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Power supplies? Answered

Newbie here. What power supplies should i get for these classes. Fulling intend to make and install the projects with onboard lipo batt for the mailbox sensor, but my longterm projext will have permanent AC to DC power supply with onboard lipo backup. Can I just go with 5v PS? will circuitry in the Huzzah Feather (or other boards) take care of the stepdown? or do I have to do that separately???? thanks.



Best Answer 8 days ago

Yep, any 5V USB power brick will work great such as a phone charger or https://www.adafruit.com/product/1994 , just check that the current rating matches or exceeds your project's amperage draw. Good luck with your projects!