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I want to have a 6 volt( sometimes a 1.5 or 3.0 volt) supply off a 12 volt battery.The 12 volt supply is required for a 12 automotive sensor while the lower voltages are for an electronics package. What should I use as I understand a resistor only isn't acceptable.<p>Help is appreciated.<p>Thanks, Larry
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You can connect a 6 Volt regulator accross the battery. Try a 7506.
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For lower voltages, use a resistor divider net work tapping off the regulator.
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an LM317T is an adjustable regulator. Look up the data sheet, it will show how to hook it up.
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