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Help with a voltage regulator for a DIY bench psu Answered

i have an atx that i would convert into a diy bench power supply but i just realize that it was just 12v and my thing work need more voltage range so i decided to use an old, but still working, Hp 30v ps. so i was looking for a way to regulated it easy, i found the lm2596 and i dont know if it would endure or use lineal regulator such the lm317. so, i need help for any inexpensive alternative or any schematics, or whatever let me step up/down the voltage.


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4 years ago

Buck converter...
You can get them for step up, step down and step-up-down purposes.
Quite cheap from Fleabuy too.
But unless you just started to study this should have been covered in your lessons already....