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Load suggestions for 24V linear power supply prototype

Discussion in 'Power Electronics' started by Sorcha, Mar 13, 2013.

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  1. Sorcha


    Mar 13, 2013
    I'm finishing up my electronics technology degree, and I'm trying to do my projects really well so I can use them as a sort of portfolio for future job interviews.

    Right now I am making a 24V regulated linear power supply with variable resistance. What would you suggest for my load that would showcase its functioning? In class we are using simple fans and it's really hard to see/hear the variability of output.

    Any ideas for me?
  2. CocaCola


    Apr 7, 2012
    A light bulb...
  3. Miguel Lopez

    Miguel Lopez

    Jan 25, 2012
    A big wattage variable resistor with an ammeter in series, and a voltmeter across the output terminals. I usually use wired resistors for this.
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