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Old 07-03-2009, 05:56 AM #17
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@chipdouglas: I was making the thinly veiled hint that it'd be a good idea to get a familiarity with Ohm's Law first For too many people here that already seems to class as "rocket science".


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@drebert-- i get what you are saying.
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The minimum really is a voltage regulator followed by a resistor and then a capacitor across the LD pins to supress spikes. Perhaps a diode in there for polarity protection in the regulator doesn't incorporate that feature which I think all do. Then you should be fine.
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