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Electronics Little help with voltage

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Atarax, 12 Aug 2004.

  1. Atarax

    Atarax What's a Dremel?

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    Ok, does anyone know if perhaps there is a 6 volt power lead from the power supply? if not is there a way that i can convert a 12 volt molex to 6 volt somehow? :confused:
     
  2. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    No there isn't one. 5v could possibly be close enough for your needs.

    I'd look for something like a cigarette lighter power adaptor and then wire that to a 12v molex lead.
     
  3. Emon

    Emon What's a Dremel?

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    Um, resistor?
     
  4. Risky

    Risky Modder

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    What is the 6V for?
     
  5. Skylined

    Skylined Minimodder

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    Maybe speakers or phone...

    You can use a voltage regulator.
     
  6. Xiachunyi

    Xiachunyi What's a Dremel?

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    I agree with the above poster, use a voltage regulator since depending on how much you are drawing, a resistor's rating may not be enough.

    Use either a variable voltage regulator or the 7806 set voltage regulator.
     
  7. Atarax

    Atarax What's a Dremel?

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    Thanx fer the suggestion gang and you were right firehed 5v was enough. it turns out 5v is actually 5.16v and i guess that was enough to run it....it was a plasma ball btw :naughty: . maybe ill actually post this mod, maybe a work log too.... :idea:
     

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