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Ul, an LM317 adjustable regulator provides short-circuit protection and automatic current limiting at 1.5 A. The input voltage to the regulator is supplied by DBl, a 4-A 100 PIV full-wave bridge rectifier. Capacitor Cl provides initial filtering. Ul provides additional electronic filtering as part of the regulating function. The output level...
The circuit powers the load via the regulator"s input instead of its output. Because the regulator"s output sees constant dummy load R1, it tries to consume a constant amount of current, no matter what the voltage across the actual load really is. Hence, the regulator"s input serves as a constant-current source for the actual load.
The variable voltage regulator lets you adjust the output voltage of a fixed de power supply between 1.2 and 37 V de, and will supply the output current in excess of 1.5 A. The circuit incorporates an LM117K three-terminal adjustable output positive voltage regulator in a T0-3 can. Thermal overload protection and short-circuit...
This circuit uses two comparator pairs from an LM339N quad comparator; one pair drives the yellow positive (+)and negative (-)indicators, the other jointly drives the red warn LED3. The circuit draws its power from the unregulated portion of the power supply. The four comparators get their switching inputs from two parallel resistor-divider...
This circuit shows a typical over/under-voltage fault monitor for a single supply. The upper trip points, controlling OUT 1, are centered on 5.5 V with 100 mY of hysteresis Wu = 5.55 V, "L = 5.45 V); and the lower trip points, controlling OUT 2, are centered on 4.5 V, also with 100 mV of hysteresis.
This circuit provides accurate full-wave rectification. The output impedance is low for both input polarities, and the errors are small at all signal levels. Note that the output will not sink heavy currents, except a small amount through the 10-K!J resistors. Therefore, the load applied should be referenced to ground or a negative voltage.
817V The outputs in this circuit are independently variable and can be loaded unsymmetrically. The output voltage remains constant, irrespective of load and changes. By varying potentiometers R2 or R6, the output voltages can be conveniently set. Outputs can be varied between 8 and 17 V, so that the standard Â±9, Â±12, and Â±15 V settings...
In this application, the Vl-7660 is connected as a voltage splitter. Note that the normal output pin is connected to ground and the normal ground pin is used as the output. The switches that allow the charge pumping are bidirectional; therefore, charge transfer can be performed in reverse.
Ul is a dual voltage comparator with open collector outputs. The A side is an oscillator operating at 100kHz, and the B side is part of the regulation circuit that compares a fraction of the output voltage to a reference generated by zener diode D2. The output of U1A is applied directly to the gate of Q1. During the positive half-cycle of the...
This converter delivers up to 50 mA from a 6-V battery with 78% efficiency. This flyback converter functions by feedback-controlling the frequency of inductive flyback events. The inductor"s output, rectified and filtered to de, biases the feedback loop to establish a stable output. If the converter"s output is below the loop setpoint, A2"s...
This nonisolated, unregulated, minimum component converter fills the void between low-power zener regulation and the higher power use of a 60-Hz input transformer. It is intended for use where)"er a nonisolated supply can be used safely. The circuit operates~by conducting only during the low-voltage portion of the rectified sine wave.
The buck-boost configurationnf the MAX634 is well suited for dual output de-de converters. Only a second winding on the inductor is needed. Typically, this second winding is bifilar-primary and secondary are wound simultaneously using two wires in parallel. The inductor core is usually a toroid or a pot core. The negative output voltage is...
Many devices operate from a car"s 12-V electrical system. Some require 12 V; others require some lesser voltage. An automobile battery"s output can vary from 12 to 13.8 V under normal circumstances. The load requirements of the device might vary. This circuit maintains a constant voltage regardless of how those factors change. Simple circuit,...
Regulation is provided by taking the rectified output of the sense winding and applying it as a bias to the base of Q2 via zener Dl. The collector of Q2 then removes drive from the gate of Ql. Therefore, if the . output voltage should increase, Q2 removes the drive to Ql earlier, shortening the on time, and the output voltage will remain the...
Bridge Circuit With One Power Supply
For systems with only one power supply, two op amps act as instrumentation and buffer amps. The OPA111
This bridge will measure inductances from about 1 to 30 at a test frequency of 5 mHz. A 365-pF AM-type tuning capacitor
Up-Controlled Negative Voltage Converter
This circuit was used to produce a variable negative voltage for contrast control of an LCD displa
3V Battery To 5V Dc/Dc Converter
A common power-supply requirement involves converting a 2.4- or 3-V battery voltage to a 5-V logic suppl
Used on an amateur or experimental radio beacon, the above ID circuit will generate any callsign or message program
Variable-Voltage Reference Source
The noninvertiiig terminal of the op amp is grounded, and the circuit uses the voltage at the inverting t
Long-Line Ir Drop-Voltage Recovery
This circuit provides a unique solution to a common system-level power distribution problem: When the su
15V And 5V Car Battery Supply
IC1 is a switching regulator that generates a 45-kHz signal that drives the gate of MOSFET Ql. Dl, D2, an
Simple Lcd Display Power Supply
Laptop computers often use large-screen LCDs, which require a variable and a negative supply to ensure maxi
Optically isolated SMPS and dc-to-dc converters face the variance of output voltage owing to the change of transmission c
Many power-factor-correction circuits use a boost converter to generate a regulated dc output voltage from the ac line inp
By coupling two back-to-back diodes in series with an ac power circuit, a voltage of about 1.4 Vpp can be obtained. This
Regulated Charge Pump
The dc-dc converter substitutes a voltage tripler in place of the external inductor and the diode that"s typically as
3V Power Supply For Portable Radios
Most small portable radios require a 3-V supply, which is normally provided by two AA or AAA batteries
This bridge circuit is intended for those cases where two unequal supply voltages are required. The lower voltage is obtai
Precise Low-Current Source
A current source that attains a resolution as low as 10 pA is useful in applications where a precise, low-value
Positive And Negative Voltage Power Supply
This circuit provides a precision voltage source that can be adjusted through zero to positive a
1-Ma Current Sink
A fixed current flows through any load that is connected between the positive supply and Ql"s collector. The noninverting
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Ultrasonic distance finder circuit
The circuit described here uses ultrasonic oscillations and operates based on the propagation velocity of these oscillations in the air. Thus, we can easily determine the distance of two points if the time within which the wave travels this distance is measured. There are three main categories of distance measurement methods in use: a) By...
Simple Metal detector circuit with CD4030
Sometimes the precious metals are hidden too deep and are not detected except with complicated devices. In many cases, however, small pieces of precious metal buried near the surface can be detected by relatively simple means. Everyone is very attractive to find something potentially valuable, hidden a few centimeters below the soil. So many...
Fully automatic watering circuit for flower pots
Many times for various reasons we forget or can not water the plants that we have in our homes. And many humidity sensors units just notify us with a beeping sound or with a flashing light, that the pot needs watering. But what if we are away from home? This circuit comes as a solution to this problem. Depending on humidity of the pot at...
Simple deep searching metal detector circuit
The principle behind a metal detector is really very simple. Proof of this is the circuit that follows, in which it proves that the construction of a metal detector can be done in the minute, with few components that we find very easily everywhere. With the circuit of this metal detector, it is possible to detect a metal coin in depth of 90 to...
Sub-Harmonic Bass Converter for Electric Guitars
The sub-harmonic bass generator is a sound producing unit for guitars. The sound it produces looks very much like that of the bass guitar. The octave generator is sometimes quite unusual since it does not produce any of the usual ways of coloring the sound, such as filtering or distortion. Instead, a frequency division system produces outputs...
Echo Depth Sounding Sonar for Boats
In the past the sounding (sea bottom measurement) was done with the "bullet", that is, with a heavy lead object that the seamen plucked into the sea hung from a calibrated rope. As soon as the "bullet" reached the bottom, the depth appeared directly from the calibration of the rope. This arrangement still exists in some yachts. The big...
100W HiFi Audio Amplifier Circuit
This Amplifier was designed to have the following specifications: Distortion less than 0.1% at full power of 100W even at 20KHz. Power has to be attributed to an extended bandwidth. The output transistors must be protected against short circuits. The power supply must be symmetrical so that no electrolytic capacitors are needed at the outlet....
Plant-Pot Water Level Indicator Circuit
A series of LEDs serve to alert the gardener when plants need water. Using two conventional digital integrated LEDs and a series of LEDs, we make a very useful device for gardening. The device detects the amount of water in the pot and alerts the grower. The circuit of the device is shown in Figure 2. The water detection is made from the bottom...
Analogue Sound Preasure dB-Meter Circuit
The best human ear can capture sounds from 20Hz to 20KHz. These limits are known to be the broadest that can exist. Normally the normal limits range from 100Hz to about 13KHz and depend on the age and health of the individual. We for our measurements and to have a good accuracy we will get the limits of 20Hz to 20KHz. A sound to be heard does...
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