Power supply

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JakobCS
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Power supply

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Hello!
I'm planning to use a Geiger counter for a college project regarding self sufficient power supply of sensor systems and stumbled upon the MightyOhm Kit. The Geiger-Müller-tubes it is using seem to all require a voltage of ~300V but requires only two AAA Batteries.
Now to my question: Does the Kit run solely on those two batteries or do I need an external power source on top of that?

Thanks in advance!
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Re: Power supply

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The kit requires two AAA batteries. The high voltage power supply is generated inside the kit so you only need the two batteries for the kit to work.
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