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# how i can reduce output current? Answered

i have SMPS  with output ratingd 24v dc and 5A.  The other one is 12v dc motor which has max input current is 200ma with load.  How i can connect these both itoms?

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Voltage is like electrical pressure. The more V the power supply has, the more amps it can push into a given load.

Current is like flow rate. The more I that your power supply is capable of, the more it electrons it can push around. But it will not push this current around if the V is not high enough or R is not low enough.

Resistance is exactly what it sounds like. It is how much the load resists current flow. The greater the R is, the higher the V needs to be to push the amps.

Power is basically nothing more that the product of voltage and current.

Mathematically, this is all just basic ohm's law. E = IR or with units: V= A*Ω.

V = I x R rulez all.

As Rick said, current is not pushed, it is drawn based on the load resistance (or impedance more accurately) and the source voltage.

The DC motor will only draw the current it is rated for - no need to reduce anything.

Current is not Pushed into something, it is drawn from the available supply.