DIY power supply with 3D printed enclosure
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DIY power supply with 3D printed enclosure

Rui Cabral tipped us with his latest video. It's about a dual output power supply build in a 3D printed enclosure. Main parts used are a 100W AC-DC converter (110V 220V to 24VDC 6A) and LM2596 DC-DC Buck converter constant current voltage adjustable module. The power supply has two...

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Arduino based MPPT solar charge controller
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Arduino based MPPT solar charge controller

by Abid Jamal @ electronicslovers.com: what is Mppt( Maximum power point tracking) ? "we use MPPT algorithm to get the maximum available power from the Photovoltaic module under certain conditions" How MPPT works ? Why 150W solar panel does not equal to 150 w? For example you...

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How to control LM2596 buck-converter with microcontroller
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How to control LM2596 buck-converter with microcontroller

by hugatry @ hackvlog.com: Every now and then someone asks on different forums if there is an way to control cheap LM2596 modules with an Arduino or another microcontroller. I decided to demonstrate one solution that might be basic electronics for some, but still many don’t know...

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LM2596 DC-DC Converter Module Testing
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LM2596 DC-DC Converter Module Testing

by Kerry D. Wong: LM2596 based step-down DC-DC converter modules can be bought on eBay quite cheaply for around a dollar each. But how do they perform? Is it safe to use it to power your design? Let’s find out. According to TI’s website, these LM2596 step-down (buck)...

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