Circuit VR: Oscillating Bridges

Circuit VR: Simple Buck Converters

The very first thing I ever constructed with no equipment was a 5 V regulated energy provide utilizing the outdated LM390Okay. That’s a basic linear regulator like a 7805. While they’re easy, they waste plenty of vitality as warmth, particularly if the enter voltage goes greater. While there are nonetheless functions the place linear regulators […]

Buck Converter Efficiency

Buck Converter Efficiency

We all the time recognize when somebody takes the time to construct one thing after which demonstrates what completely different design decisions influence utilizing the true . Sure, you possibly can work out the mathematics and do simulations, however there’s one thing about having actual that makes it tangible. [Julian Ilett] not too long ago […]

Hybrid Bench Power Supply Can Also Hit the Road

Hybrid Bench Power Supply Can Also Hit the Road

Everyone wants a bench energy provide, and rolling your individual has virtually turn out to be a ceremony of passage for hackers. For a very long time, the platform of selection for such builds gave the impression to be the ATX energy provide from a pc. While we definitely nonetheless see these builds, quite a lot […]