design help

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by bomrat, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. bomrat

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    hi i have a sensor that outputs 1-6vdc and i need to design a circuit that will output 1-5vdc.

    thanks
     
  2. windoze killa

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    Voltage divider.

    Hint!!!!!!!

    More info in the question = more info in the answer.

    What is the circuit? What are you trying to drive?
     
  3. Kermit2

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    clamp the output at 5VDC with a zener?
     
  4. windoze killa

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    That won't give him the full range of voltage variation.
     
  5. marshallf3

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    Amplifier with a gain of 0.83333

    Alternately, just use ohms law and set up a resistor divider.
     
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