LM2596

The LM2596 is a commonly used popular step-down switching regulator IC. The adjustable version can take in input voltage from 4.5V to 40V and convert it to variable voltage sourcing upto of 3A of continues current. Because of its high current capability is commonly used in power modules to power/control heavy loads.

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Itsy Bitsy: an Untethered Climbing Robot

“My goal for this project was to design & build a small untethered climbing robot and to record it in my very first Instructable (woohoo!). The result is the robot shared here, which uses a rack and pinion system to pin …

Digi Crib: A Digital Cribbage Board

“When the pandemic started, I decided that I needed to ensure that I kept myself occupied during lock down, so I mentioned to my parents that I was thinking about restarting my childhood hobby of electronics. As soon as I …

SoraBot-UVGI | Autonomous UVGI Robot

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Automating Blinds with a Retrofitted External Motor

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Baby MIT Cheetah Robot V2 Autonomous and RC

“Very Very Sorry Now only found the legs design in the tinkercad has problem, thanks to Mr.kjellgnilsson.kn for check and inform me. Now change the design file and upload. Kindly check and download. Those who already download and …

DIY PCB Shaker (Low-Cost)

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Upcycled RC Car

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Arduino Barometer

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Columns - a Retro Handheld Game for Arduino

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