voltage regulator

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Larry Woods
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voltage regulator

Post by Larry Woods » Sun Jun 22, 2003 3:00 pm

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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Re: voltage regulator

Post by greg123 » Sun Jun 22, 2003 4:02 pm

You can connect a 6 Volt regulator accross the battery. Try a 7506.

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Chris Smith
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Re: voltage regulator

Post by Chris Smith » Sun Jun 22, 2003 5:58 pm

For lower voltages, use a resistor divider net work tapping off the regulator.

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Re: voltage regulator

Post by russlk » Sun Jun 22, 2003 8:00 pm

an LM317T is an adjustable regulator. Look up the data sheet, it will show how to hook it up.

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