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How do I convert, lower, or raise voltage?

I have a project that needs a different voltage (or multiple voltages) than what I have available. Sometimes I need DC instead of AC, or I need a lower or higher voltage. How do I convert from one to another? Should I use resistors or a regulator or something else? I’ve heard of converters, transformers, […]

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How do I convert, lower, or raise voltage?

I have a project that needs a different voltage (or multiple voltages) than what I have available. Sometimes I need DC instead of AC, or I need a lower or higher voltage. How do I convert from one to another? Should I use resistors or a regulator or something else? I’ve heard of converters, transformers, […]