30427Re: Question about Solar regulator for pummer
- Oct 1, 2002Yep, I had the same problem. Try using a different color for the led
that regulates the voltage. I ended up using a small 2mm green led.
Let me know if it works.
--- In beam@y..., "Wrighter" <wrighterpessimist@y...> wrote:
> Greetings all,
> So I was looking at the pummer pages on sb.net, and came across
> Wilf's Solar regulator. It basically charges up the capacitor to
> around 5v, but when it gets dark, outputs a constant 2v on the
> outputs. I breadboarded the circuit, and it works ok, except the
> output is more like 1.7v. This just barely runs my LEDs. I am using
> an N914 diode, as I don't have any of the Germanium variety. Could
> this be the cause?
> Any ideas on increasing the voltage on the outputs?
> Wrighter the Pummer Obsessed.
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