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Topic: Newbie: Help me 3-5 v step-up (Read 294 times) previous topic - next topic

basiktyler

Hello!

I have some different projects going on, and on one i have a microchip and a ultrasonic range detector. The chip takes 3v and the sensor 5. I want to power the entire circuit with a 3v lipo ion battery. Small and powerfull.

So how can i step up the 3v to a 5v for the sensor?
Thanks tyler!

Southpark

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Jun 27, 2017, 08:16 am Last Edit: Jun 27, 2017, 08:19 am by Southpark
You could buy a 'boost' (aka step-up) converter. Or.... you could go the other way, and have 5 V as a main supply and use a 'buck' (aka step-down) converter.

Just make sure your converter is able to supply the amount of power that you need it to supply.

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