Category «Power Supply»

Simple Automatic Nicad (NiCd) Battery Charger

Many cheap battery chargers usually assume that charging the battery slowly is OK although the battery is already full of charges. All they do is usually charging the battery with constant current no matter if the battery is almost completely discharged or has been fully charged. Off course the battery wouldn’t be damaged immediately after …

Electronic Fuse for DC Circuit

Tired replacing your power supply fuses, or it cost too much because too often to blow? Use this electronic fuse and your life would be easier. It is good for your new power supply design, or you can just add it to your old power supply unit. This fuse has real fast response because it …

Simple Smart Nicad (NiCd) Battery Charger

In application that demand for high current, Nicad (NiCd) rechargeable battery still has the unbeatable performance compared to NiMH and Lithium battery. The charger circuit here is smart in the way it handle the wrong polarity of the battery placement. The core of this battery charger circuit is the Q2, configured a constant current source …