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JSpar
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9/7/2021: 

I have a Nexys A7 board. I am taking in wall power with a 5.5 V converter.

The power light does light up. 

It is red colored.

1)     Is this normal?

2)     Are there points to check for 5 volts with a voltmeter; if so,

where are they?

Joshua Sparber, jsparbear5@gmail.com, 714-767-0027

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Hi @JSpar,

I apologize for the long delay.

Yes, the red led is normal; that is the only color it shows when the board is correctly receiving power.

If you want to check for 5V you can check the voltage at a number of capacitors such as C211 or C178, which should match the voltage that you are providing to the Nexys A7.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks,
JColvin

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