LM2596 DC to DC Buck Module

SKU: C-62


494 in stock

42.00 Rs.

494 in stock

LM2596 DC to DC Buck Module, a widely used voltage regulator IC (Integrated Circuit), commonly appears in DC-DC converter modules. These modules, often known as LM2596 modules, offer a convenient means to step down (buck) higher input voltages to lower output voltages.

Features and characteristics of LM2596 DC to DC Buck Module:

  1. Voltage Regulation: The LM2596 regulates voltage and is common for stepping down higher voltages to a stable, lower voltage. It is a switch-mode regulator, providing higher efficiency compared to linear regulators, particularly when the input voltage significantly exceeds the output voltage.
  2. Adjustable Output Voltage: Many LM2596 modules are adjustable, enabling users to set the desired output voltage by adjusting a potentiometer on the module. This flexibility makes them suitable for various applications.
  3. Output Current: LM2596 modules come in different current ratings, allowing users to choose a module based on specific power requirements. The current capacity is a crucial consideration depending on the intended load.
  4. Efficiency: Switch-mode regulators, like the LM2596, are renowned for their higher efficiency compared to linear regulators, especially when there is a significant voltage drop between the input and output.
  5. Applications: LM2596 modules find applications in various electronic projects and devices requiring a stable, regulated voltage, such as powering microcontrollers, sensors, LEDs, and other low-voltage electronic components.

When using an LM2596 module, consulting the datasheet for the specific module is crucial, as features and specifications may vary among different manufacturers and models.

Note: When the output current keeps greater than 2.5A (or output power greater than 10W), add a heat sink to it.

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SKU: C-62 Category:
Weight 0.01 kg
Dimensions 5 × 5 × 5 cm

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