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Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by Ashanti, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. Ashanti

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    I need to reduce the voltage of a 6 volt lantern battery to 2 volts, is a huge resistor the best bet?
     
  2. beenthere

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    What is the application?
     
  3. KL7AJ

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    Nov 4, 2008
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    That would certainly be the simplest, but VERY inefficient. A switching regulator would be much more desirable.

    eric
     
  4. jhausch

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    What is the load / current required; how many amps?
     
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