Wall Wart, 12v 1amp...
Arduinix kit on a Arduino Diecmila
114v - 264v.
Thanks Mike! The quick fix might just be to try a beefier wallwart, for those of you who are getting lower power than usual.
Here's the cause of the low power that we can guess...
The parts we order to fill out the arduinix kit all have plus or minus a certain percentage tolerance, therefore, if one kit has a batch of minus percentage parts, say, 5 to 10 percent, that adds up to 10 to 20 volts drop across 200 volts.
Since our kits we have tested here top out at between 185 to 190, that puts the final output voltage dangerously close to being dropped under the target of 180 volts by the natural plus or minus variance in the components. C3 and C4 are being tested right now with smaller 22PF caps, to see if we can get 180 volts more or less in the middle of the range adjustible by the trim pot on the unit.
Once we confirm that is the case, anyone reporting a lower than normal output voltage, we will mail you out a free replacement capacitor that takes care of the range. Or you can use a 12 volt dc wallwart to power the unit as reported by mloebl.