Has anyone used a DC to DC buck converter?

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Leon Benzakein

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Has anyone used a DC to DC buck converter?

PostMon Oct 29, 2018 1:37 pm

I am looking at using a buck converter to convert and regulate 24 volts DC down to 12 volts DC. :ugeek:

Apart from smoke and sparks, is there anything else I should be aware of? :cry:
Last edited by Leon Benzakein on Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:43 pm, edited 4 times in total.
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Re: Has anyone used a DC to DC buck converter?

PostMon Oct 29, 2018 2:34 pm

Current requirements.
Heatsinking ( depends on current requirements ).
Switching noise.
Regulation.

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Re: Has anyone used a DC to DC buck converter?

PostWed Oct 31, 2018 12:35 pm

Ensure you are either using polarized connectors or double-check polarity when making the connections 8-)
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Re: Has anyone used a DC to DC buck converter?

PostThu Nov 01, 2018 1:43 pm

My thinking behind the question.



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