Is It Safe to Connect a Power Supply With Reverse Polarity?

Updated May 12, 2020

Issue Details

  • What will happen if I connect 24V DC to a chassis
  • I am powering the chassis with batteries what happens if I connect the wrong way

Solution

Some of the PXI cards that require extra power supply have the polarity protection but unfortunately the chassis do not have this connection. It is not recommend to connect incorrectly. Please confirm with the specific chassis manual