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Reduce voltage of DC adapter without reducing current

Discussion in 'Electronic Basics' started by suputnic, Jun 5, 2006.

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  1. suputnic

    suputnic Guest

    That's the answer. Simply put a reversed Zener diode in series as John
    Fields said in his original post. I had tried this option (see above),
    but I hadn't taken into account the voltage drop under load when
    picking a Zener. Thanks all for your help.
  2. ehsjr

    ehsjr Guest

    You didn't. It's mentioned in my reply of 6/6.
    Even has a schematic diagram. Mentioned again
    6/7 by Jason Betts, and again by him 6/8.

    Maybe stuff is missing from your news group reader.

  3. Phil Allisonwrote
    Ah my mistake. I kinda wondered about that lo
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