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Voltage Halving Converter

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052850D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Dobberstein, EA [+details]

Abstract

For a utility input voltage in the 200-240 volt AC range, the circuit shown between the dashed lines in Fig. 1 produces a DC output voltage equivalent to what would be obtained from a full-wave bridge converter operating from 100-127 volts AC.