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TBadertscher

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Anyone know of a way to reduce varying voltage. I have a device that produces a voltage that may be 8 volts or 9 volts or 12 volts. Lets say hypothetically I need to reduce this to 2 volts every time the voltage is produced. Anyway of doing this with a limited amount of space in a circuit? Is there any special resistor for this? I don't have a particular need for this yet, was just wondering how this could be done. Thank you in advance.
 

shrtrnd

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It would be nice to see your circuit.
With what little info you've supplied, I'm thinking you should be looking into zener diodes.
 

TBadertscher

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What about if the input voltage was between 15-30 volts and needed to be reduced to 2 volts with a high current output as well?
 

davenn

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then no as most zeners are low current less than a couple of amps

how about fully describing your project and what you are trying to do
 
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