What is this for?

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by rasyid, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. rasyid

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    what is the component 7805 for ?
     
  2. beenthere

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  3. mik3

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    A 7805 is a linear voltage regulator which keeps the output voltage fixed at 5V regardless of variations in the input voltage or the load.
     
  4. SgtWookie

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    ... as long as the input voltage is >= 7v and <= 35v, and the load current is between 5mA and 1A (inclusive).
     
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