Monday, May 21, 2012

iPhone Charger Reardown

Ken Shirriff (via Collin Allen):

Disassembling Apple’s diminutive inch-cube iPhone charger reveals a technologically advanced flyback switching power supply that goes beyond the typical charger. It simply takes AC input (anything between 100 and 240 volts) and produce 5 watts of smooth 5 volt power, but the circuit to do this is surprisingly complex and innovative.

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It would be interesting to see a comparison to the European charger. It's even smaller, at least it look smaller.

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