Category Archives: Power Electronics

50W Inverter 12VDC to 220VAC

This is the inverter circuit which capable to convert 12V DC to 220V AC dan handle about 50 Watts small electronic appliances. With this circuit, you can use a 12V accumulator / lead acid battery to operate some of your electronic appliances which not exceed 50W of total power consumption. Components List: R1=10Mohms R2=100ohms R3=1.2Kohms… Read More »

6V to 12V DC to DC Voltage Converter

This is the circuit diagram of 6V to 12V DC to DC voltage converter (6V to 12V DC voltage doubler). This is the active circuit for voltage doubling from 6 volt to 12 volt DC with 1A maximum current. The IC is used as switcher device. Schematic diagram: Components and its usage: IC Switcher/regulator LM2577T-ADJ… Read More »

NiCd – NiMH Battery Charger

Here is the simple and low cost NiCd and NiMH battery charger circuit which can be used for various battery type and size. This battery charger use a regulator IC of LM317. Schematic diagram: The charge will start if a battery is connected between pins JP1-JP4 or JP2-JP4 or JP3-JP4. For example, if a battery… Read More »

13.8 Volt 20 A Transformerless Power Supply

Do you need high current power supply without heavy and expensive transformer? Then, this circuit would be great choice for you. This 13.8 Volt 20 A regulated transformerless power supply. 20A transformer is very-very expensive, large in size and very heavy in weight.

Basic Inverter

The following diagram is the basic design diagram of inverter circuit. The circuit will convert 12V DC to 120V AC. This basic inverter circuit can handle up to 1000Watts supply depends the T1, T2 and transformer used. Please see the note. Basic Inverter Components list: Part Total Qty. Description Substitutions C1, C2 2 68 uf,… Read More »

0-30V Stabilized Variable Power Supply with Current Control

This is high quality 0-30v stabilized variable power supply circuit diagram. You will able to adjust the output voltage from 0 volt up to 30 volt DC. You also able to adjust the current output value from 0.002 A to 3 A. This variable power supply incorporates an electronic output current limiter that effectively controls… Read More »

Basic UPS Circuit 5V and 12V DC

The above diagram is a basic Uninterupted Power Supply (UPS) circuit. This basic UPS circuit is a very simple and inexpensive. This circuit can be adapted/modified for other regulated and unregulated voltages by using different regulators and batteries. For a 15 Volt regulated supply, you may apply two 12V batteries connected in series (it will… Read More »

Power Inverter 60W 12V DC to 230V AC Using 2N3055

This is low cost fully transistorised power inverter 60W circuit capable of driving medium loads of the order of 40 to 60 watts using battery of 12V, 15 Ah or higher capacity. Transistors T1 and T2 (BC548) form a 50Hz multivibrator. For obtaining correct frequency, the values of resistors R3 and R4 may have to… Read More »

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