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5V Linear Regulator
« on: February 01, 2008, 05:13:36 PM »
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i was wonder the max volatge the 5V Linear Regulator can take

i already read the spec sheet
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Re: 5V Linear Regulator
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2008, 05:57:13 PM »
word around the forum is 35 v
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Re: 5V Linear Regulator
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2008, 05:59:47 PM »
so it'll take 35v and make it 5v
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Re: 5V Linear Regulator
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2008, 06:04:10 PM »
just dont touch it ;D

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Re: 5V Linear Regulator
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2008, 07:52:12 PM »
so it'll take 35v and make it 5v
yeah. and 30v will be turned into heat
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Re: 5V Linear Regulator
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2008, 10:23:20 PM »
so it'll take 35v and make it 5v
yeah. and 30v will be turned into heat

AKA, thats so inefficient, its pretty much not worth it... not to mention youll need a huge heat sink on the VReg if you run 30 volts through it to get 5 out of it. Invest in a switching regulator.
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Re: 5V Linear Regulator
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2008, 07:51:26 AM »
Learn to read the datasheet better.

and wasting that much energy is ridiculous.
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