Already purchased your tattoo machine and still need to power it up? Then you need to get a proper tattoo power supply to run your tattoo machine. Tattoo power supply comes in various types and different sizes. A suitable power supply will help your tattoo machine work perfectly, while incorrect tattoo power may ruin your tattoo work and damage the machine. There are a few things that you must take into consideration when purchasing a tattoo power.
- Different tattoo power supplies have different output voltages. It may range from as low as 1.5V to as high as 20V. Consult instruction of your tattoo machine to get the power supply with proper output voltage.
- Read carefully about functions of the power supply that you are going to purchase. Tattoo power supplies are classified into analog supplies and digital supplies in regulated and unregulated models. Digital power supplies and regulated models usually tend to be easier to handle but also more expensive.
- Take into your consideration about the size of the power supply and if it can power up more than one machine. Some tattoo experts prefer doing lining and shader with different machines. And in this situation you will need a power supply that can hook up at least two tattoo machines.
- The last but also the most realistic thing is the price of the power supplies. It may range from 50 to 500 dollars. But please remember that, the more expensive one may not the best one for you!