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im making led turn indicators for my bike...problem is that the leds i want to use burn out if used above 5v....bikes battery is 12v and 4 amps....how should it be done?attaching pic of leds i want to use
Hi guys. I read all your comments about dopping the voltage from 12 to 5. The problem with that, which I have already experienced, is t that using resistors as potential dividers generates a lot of heat for the circuit! The best on would be to use a regulator that dissipates the least heat and so obviate the need for a heatsink.
try a 12v to 5v Usb adapter like this:
could also try buying a bottle holder to clip to the frame and put a battery inside you could have an 11.1V li-po just for your speaker coupled with the 12V to 5V USB adapter stated above...this way no loss of run-time from your e-bikes battery life but a VERY LONG RUN-time on your speakers which would probably be able to outlast the e-bike battery!
try this battery:
put the battery inside the bottle and boom......new power supply!
How do supply 3.7v fom a 7.5v power bank? The voltage divider that I setup for my BlackBerry works only if the BlackBerry battery is less than half-full, else it just reboots. I used equal rsistors of 176 ohms each and that gave me 3.75v. I suspect that these resistors give current that is too little to charge the BlackBerry. My cslculations show that I can get 1Amp from 50 ohm resistors.
open the powerbank and their should be two lithium cells inside there... just swap only ONE of them around so that the battery has got ++ & -- of the batteries joined your voltage will be halved but you amperage will double.....meaning 3.7V but the powerbank will last two times longer when charging your phone as a benefit.
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