Re: [mowbot] XT Motherboard Current

Dave Everett (deverett nospam at
Tue, 29 Jul 1997 16:02:16 +1000

At 08:42 AM 7/26/97 -0500, you wrote:

>11 Red 4.9V 1.45 A
>generally speaking, your supply would need to give the board 1.45 Amps at
>least. The expansion cards that you might need may draw more.
That's unfortunate, 1.5A is really quite high for a mobile application. I
wonder how much more efficient newer boards are? I have a 386SX and a 386DX
board hanging around here, I'll try to get them going and publish the
results on the list.

Dave Everett.