Running PCs on 12v

From: Kevin Handy <>
Date: Sat May 17 15:24:00 2003

John Allain wrote:

>Here's a pretty damn dumb question.
> Can 5v regulators just be stacked up to get
> more than 100mA?
> One possibility is that the weakest one would
> go first, then the rest after it's dead.
Much better to use one of the circuits that come with most
data sheets that show how to increase power output using
additional components (power transistors).
Received on Sat May 17 2003 - 15:24:00 BST

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