Voltage conversion

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by newbie noob, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. newbie noob

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    Jun 27, 2012
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    Hello people
    I am Syrian , and I live in Syria still , one of the worst thing in this country is the electricity , we barley get it , it is 12 hours a day off so I wish that you can help me with my problem that is
    I am trying to make my internet router work on a battery I already have which outputs 8.5 volts , and the router needs 12 volts to run , so I was wondering if there is anyway to do this conversion .if so can you please provide me with a circuit schematic ?
    thank you very much


    May god protect the FSA.
     
  2. MrChips

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    Your simplest solution would be to find two 6-volt batteries or one 12-volt battery.
     
  3. wayneh

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    I agree with MrChips, but you should be able to find a DC-DC converter IC that would do the job also.
     
  4. MrChips

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    This is a non-political website. Please keep the politics out.
     
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