Fully Programmable Modular Bench Power Supply

The project is focused on creating a high-quality bench power supply that is modular in construction and easy to build for the DIY’er but will offer features more often found on professional equipment.

Articles

Part 1 – Project Overview
Part 2 – First Regulator Tests
Part 3 – A working regulator (with stability issues)
Part 4 – A working constant voltage, constant current regulator
Part 5 – Range and resolution calculations and tables
Part 6 – Current Affairs and Sensitivity
Part 7 – DAC Attack!
Part 8 – ADC meets DAC and some video to prove it!
Part 9 – Programming resolution achieved – and then some
Part 10 – First PCB and more improvements and circuit changes
Part 11 – Significant Design Changes for more Precision
Part 12 – The first PCB and Thermal Management
Part 13 – More design changes and measurements
Part 14 – Dynamic Response Improvements and Measurements

Video

View the YouTube video playlist for the project

Photo’s

PSU Version 0.2

Pictures showing the first prototype build of the regulator circuit and numerous scope starches of the resultant instability and noise

PSU Version 0.4a

Photo's covering the development of the Bench PSU regulator described in Part 4

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