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Subject: Re: 3V DC back-up power!
Date: 31 Oct 2002 06:47:10 -0800
NNTP-Posting-Date: 31 Oct 2002 14:47:10 GMT
Are you talking about the BASIC stamp? I've got that too...however,
it is the BSI. I got this to start learning about microcontrollers.
Very interesting stuff...apparently you can do almost anything with
this. My problem is that I do not know the BASIC language...quite
familiar with C++, but not BASIC. If you know of a site that will
teach BASIC from the bottom up, please let me know!
Otherwise, I have started to design my own circuit for the 3V back-up
power supply. I've started out with relays, capacitors, and
resistors, but I think I will require transistors in place of the
relays. Now, I am more inclined to think it can be done with a BASIC
stamp. It could be easy depending on how well I get to know the
Thanks for the input! And please, once again, if you know how or
where I can learn BASIC for free let me know.
onestone wrote in message news:<3DBFE0D4.49CCAAAE@chariot.net.au>...
> I have a postage stamp sized module that takes 2.4V to 5.5V in and
> outputs 3.3V at up to 150mA. It has self healing fuse, reverse polarity
> protection, and a shutdown pin if you're interested. I have a similar
> module that takes 0.7V to 5.5V in and can output up to 1A at 3.3V. The
> second board can be modified for 3V out. How you tie it into the clock
> depends upon which clock you are using. Other than that there are plenty
> of build it yourself options that I know of.
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > I'm looking for a product that will provide 3V DC output from a
> > lithium battery in the case when main power dies. The device has to
> > have the capability to be tied into an existing item such as a clock
> > (to keep it alive during a power outage).
> > Thanks
> > P.S. - I am not looking for diodes and components to make this
> > thing...just asking if there is a product for sale out on the market.
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