Double the battery life with a new voltage regulator

[Alexander] sent in his instructable on upgrading the inefficient linear regulator in a DX3 RC radio transmitter to double the battery life. I’m actually more interested in the switching regulator (high res image) than the radio – this could be really useful. $15 to replace a $1 component hurts a bit – but it has the caps and coil needed to support the switching regulator.


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