## Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) – Block Diagram and its Workings

Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) - Block Diagram and its Workings: Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) - Most of us take the mains ac supply for granted and use it almost casually without giving the slightest thought…

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## Constant Voltage Transformer (CVT) – Construction and Working Principle

Constant Voltage Transformer (CVT) - Construction and Working Principle: With the popularization of PCs, the constant voltage transformers (CVTs) have also become equally popular. The Constant Voltage Transformer is simply a magnetic transformer of a…

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## Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS) or Switching Regulators

Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS) or Switching Regulators: Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS) - The regulated power supplies described earlier were basically linear voltage regulators. A linear voltage regulator possesses many limitations: The input transformer…

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## What is Dual Power Supply? -Circuit Diagram and its Workings

What is Dual Power Supply? -Circuit Diagram and its Workings? Many discrete and ICs need bipolar (dual power supply or Â± V) supplies. This can be easily accomplished with two three-terminal regulators, as illustrated in…

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## What is Current Boosting in Voltage Regulator?

What is Current Boosting in Voltage Regulator? Current Boosting in Voltage Regulator - IC723 regulator is limited to provide a maximum current of 140 mA. To increase its current capacity, we add a transistor Q…

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## What is Current Foldback?

What is Current Foldback? The current limiting technique maintains a constant load current at some specified value and under overload condition, the Vout drops to zero. But, in case of short circuiting under overload conditions…

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## What is Current Limiting Protection?

What is Current Limiting Protection? The circuit arrangement for IC 723 as low voltage or high voltage regulator has no protection. If short circuiting takes place (when load demands more current), regulator IC makes efforts…

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## LM340 Series Voltage Regulator

LM340 Series Voltage Regulator: This LM340 Series Voltage Regulator is typical of the three-terminal voltage regulators. The block diagram is shown in Fig. 43.27. The built-in reference voltage Vref drives the noninverting input of an…

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