Go Down

Topic: Arduno Pro Mini Fried from European Voltage Levels... (Read 1 time) previous topic - next topic

aisc

An Arduino does not withstand 9V on Vcc, rated max. is 5.5V.
Just wondering if u understand the usage of the term fried - because your comment implies u don't.
Fried = "Burnt out".

123Splat

Mainland Europe is 220V, UK 240V,  these small differences in voltage and frequency
shouldn't matter at all to a universal switch-mode power supply...  It might have been
poorly conditioned power (industrial, agricultural - UPS's are recommended in such harsh
environments.)  Or a cheap sub-standard power supply unit (out of spec but holding
out at 110V apparently fine).

Words of wisdom (trying to make peace....)

OP,  You weren't trying to use it on Euro-Rail, were you?  I have several appliances that (almost) regularly blow fuses when plugged in on the rail.  They seem to work fine in residential supply, or set to 115Vac here in the States.

Go Up