From 20V to 2V, 1A to 3A

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by iONic, Jan 29, 2011.

  1. iONic

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    I have a solar panel that puts out 18V - 20V at about 1A. Is it possible to decrease the voltage to 2V and as much as 3A?
     
  2. SgtWookie

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    18v @ 1A = 18 Watts.
    2v @ 3A = 6 Watts.
    Yep, completely do-able - and you'll have power to spare, even if the converter isn't very efficient.
     
  3. nickw1881

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