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From: "PCS Electronics"
Subject: Re: Schematics for a 1A current source I can build from Fry's/Radio shack parts?
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Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 14:37:15 +0100
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You can use standard 7805 to do that (1A). But its too high of a voltage
and would dissipate lots of heat to achieve 1A.
Isn't 1A or 2A too much to charge batteries?
Marko - PCS Electronics
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"mook johnson" wrote in message news:A70K9.140188$Gc.firstname.lastname@example.org...
> If you have a big heatsink and don't mind wasting power, you can use a LM317
> set up as a current source. See the datasheet or an application note.
> "Sam Nichols" wrote in message
> > Does anybody have information on a 1A and or 2A current source(that can
> > handle 10-12V, or more) that I can build from parts I can find a Fry's
> > or Radio Shack? It'll be plugged into a 8 cell NiMh battery pack,
> > doesn't need to be fancy.
> > Thanks,
> > Sam
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