how does minty deliver 5V from 3V of batteries?
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how does minty deliver 5V from 3V of batteries?

by ezeeetm on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:05 pm

I'm very new to electronics, and would like to understand how the mintyboost can deliver 5V to the USB port with only 3V on (two 1.5V batteries in series).

Feel free to link me to an explanation of the related theory, no need to take your time explaining what is probably already out there.

Thanks.
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Re: how does minty deliver 5V from 3V of batteries?

by adafruit_support_rick on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:11 pm

The minty uses one of these boost converters.

For a little more theory on boost conversion, have a look at the discussion on the Ice Tube Clock page
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Re: how does minty deliver 5V from 3V of batteries?

by ezeeetm on Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:15 pm

driverblock wrote:The minty uses one of these boost converters.

For a little more theory on boost conversion, have a look at the discussion on the Ice Tube Clock page


PERFECT driver, thanks man
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