Primary:      0478 535 743

Secondary:   0478 535 745


Categories Categories

DC-DC Buck and Boost Modules

Buck Converters: The Voltage Step-Down Specialists

A buck converter, also known as a step-down converter, is a power electronics device designed to reduce the input voltage to a lower, regulated output voltage. It operates by storing energy in an inductor and then releasing it to the load at a controlled rate. This makes buck converters incredibly useful in applications like power supply units for computers, where you might need to convert the 12V supply down to a 3.3V or 5V level for certain components.

Boost Converters: The Voltage Step-Up Experts

On the other hand, a boost converter, or a step-up converter, does the opposite. It takes a lower input voltage and boosts it to a higher, regulated output voltage. It does this by absorbing energy into an inductor and then releasing it, resulting in a higher output voltage. Boost converters are commonly used in car battery chargers or systems where power needs to be transmitted over long distances, like in solar power installations, to reduce power loss.

Both buck and boost converters play a crucial role in power management and regulation, enabling a wide range of electronic devices to function safely and efficiently.

$27.45 (Includes GST)
The module flexes a 10-50V adjustable output voltage. Maximum output current is 10A, although it is inversely related to the input-output voltage difference. The larger the voltage difference, the smaller the output current. If the output current crosses the 5A threshold, don't forget to install a heat sink or fan to dissipate the heat. The constant current limit ranges from 0.2A to 10A.
In stock

$10.95 (Includes GST)
This is a buck converter, which means its job is to take, Say a 24V input and turn it into a 12V output, or 5v if you wish.
In stock

$49.95 (Includes GST)
Introducing the impressive 1800W 40A DC-DC Boost Converter - the powerhouse for your electrical projects! With a massive power output of 1800W and a robust...
In stock