ATX power supply to drive a 12V DC motor?

Started by MK in sci.electronics.basics11 years ago 44 replies

Hi, I have a 12V DC motor (6A under load). The only power supplies I have around here are ATX. Someone at an electronics shop told me they can...

Hi, I have a 12V DC motor (6A under load). The only power supplies I have around here are ATX. Someone at an electronics shop told me they can be used to supply the power, but I didn't ask how. Is it just a matter of using an IDE connector to power the motor? Regards, Michael