Help me with DC-DC converter please!

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Help me with DC-DC converter please!

Post by sammy » Fri Dec 16, 2005 1:59 pm

I'm searching for DC-DC converters and since I don't live in the USA I don't want to buy it from Radioshack. I have this other website which I know from school. Altough I can't seem to find the right converter in the searching bar. link
Can somebody help me find the right one please?

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Post by S q u e e ! » Fri Dec 16, 2005 2:04 pm

For converting to 3.3v? Check the thread below this one for info on free ones.

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I meant this one.
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Post by sammy » Fri Dec 16, 2005 2:25 pm

Yes but does it also work for countries outside the USA?

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Post by S q u e e ! » Fri Dec 16, 2005 2:50 pm

The offer? It should. I'm from USA, and the guy who started posting about it is Canadian, so I'm betting it will.
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Post by Sparkfist » Fri Dec 16, 2005 3:43 pm

The easiest DC-DC converter to make for the N64 I've come across is where you use two 7805 regulators and two 3ohm resistors (one for each regulator). You can make this setup from the parts in the PSU of the system.

Otherwise you can drop some money on buying a 3.5v regulator, or a varible regulator from digikey.
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Post by daguuy » Fri Dec 16, 2005 5:08 pm

but those are very inefficient
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Post by Gamelver » Fri Dec 16, 2005 6:08 pm

the regulators are ok, the resistors are pretty inefficient but can work...dc-dc converters are best, though.
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