Power supply methods and configurations

  • US 20030085621A1
  • Filed: 09/30/2002
  • Published: 05/08/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/17/1997
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A power supply for delivering electrical power to an electrical device, comprising:

  • a first input for receiving a source of electrical power;

    a second input for receiving a power signal directed to a power input port of the electrical device, the electrical device being operated by power delivered to the power input port;

    a regulator, connected to the first input, for outputting a regulated source of electrical power; and

    a processor for processing the power signal and for controlling an output of the regulator;

    wherein the processor determines power requirements of the electrical device from the power signal and controls the regulator so that a required power output is delivered to the power input port of the electrical device.

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