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Topic: Circuit Help
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Mar 06, 2013, 10:26 pm
Can someone give me a little guidance here. I am wanting to take a varying incoming voltage and output a steady 12 volts.
I am assuming I would need a voltage regulator of some sort but am coming up short with google.
Thanks in advance
Re: Circuit Help
Mar 07, 2013, 04:08 am
If the incoming voltage is below 12 you want a "boost regulator". If it is always well above 12 you could use a "linear regulator" or more efficient "switch-mode regulator". If the input is sometimes above and sometimes below 12V I think you need a "Boost/Buck regulator".
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