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LM2596 Part

Verfasst: 07.07.2016, 18:43:47
von Metanoia

Last year I built the Octo node with a bare PCB I ordered from Mr. Radig as a hobby project.
So far it had various issues (dropouts in dmx signal etc) and I can now say I solved it. It turned out to be a fake/relabeled LM2596 chip from China. These chips are probably relabeled LM2576 which switch at a lower frequency and needs different capacitors/inductor. So as a warning to everyone who is building it by themselves; buy the original part. Hope someone has some use of this advice. :)