Chapter 17. DC-DC converter

What It Does

A DC-DC converter, often referred to simply as a converter, receives a DC voltage as its input and converts it to a regulated DC voltage as its output. The output voltage may be higher or lower than the input voltage, may be user-adjustable by adding an external resistor, and may be completely electrically isolated from the input, depending on the type of converter that is used. The overall efficiency is not greatly affected ...

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