It is not everyday that you run into people designing their own power supplies — check out this great project from the Adafruit Forums by community member “Physics_Dude”:
Alright, I recently had the need to build a rectified AC/DC power supply. Yes, I mean rectified, not regulated. It won’t be used to power sensitive projects.
I used Adafruit’s current and volt meters to read out said values.
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