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Old 8th February 2013, 11:43 PM   #21
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...or use a switcher running off the 12 V winding. That's what I use.

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Originally Posted by tomchr View Post
Yep. You can't generate 5 V from a 6 V AC transformer winding using a linear regulator.
I can. 6.3V+6.3V, pair of Shottky diodes, 15,000 microfarad cap, and MOSFET, getting 6.3V regulated and well filtered.

Here is 12.6V version attached, for 6.3V I use 5.6V Zener.
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