7V Regulator

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Re: 7V Regulator

Post #31 by Cookie » Mon Sep 06, 2010 4:23 pm

I was putting a piece of aluminum strip on for cooling and then potting them in various containers, no problems heard of.
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Re: 7V Regulator

Post #32 by Dave_J » Mon Jan 10, 2011 3:04 am

There is not a need for the capacitors for voltage balencing. And 99.9% of the time when one of these transistor based regulators fail, they go open and you have no output. But the old Points regulators can fail closed and then 12 Volts do hit the gages.

A LM317 is a nice Chip regulator. By changing the risistors values you can make a 12 volt battery charger for solar panels that output 18V to 30V DC. By bridging them you can get over 10 AMPs of output. I have build a few solar powered battery banked backup units.
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Re: 7V Regulator

Post #33 by muncher9707 » Sun May 06, 2012 8:54 pm

I think I will just spend the money and stay OEM on this part, the gas gaguse showsmfull when I know it isn't and the temp gauge is stuck on H whe I know it is not HOT.

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Re: 7V Regulator

Post #34 by robin1731 » Mon May 07, 2012 7:40 am

muncher9707 wrote:I think I will just spend the money and stay OEM on this part, the gas gaguse showsmfull when I know it isn't and the temp gauge is stuck on H whe I know it is not HOT.


I'm not sure you can get new OEM anymore. And used one's would be hit and miss on working. I have gotten some from an ebay seller called roberth9. They work very well and price isn't bad.
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Re: 7V Regulator

Post #35 by muncher9707 » Mon May 07, 2012 8:31 pm

Too far gone from stock but it works. I will concentrate on my cooling system instead.

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Re: 7V Regulator

Post #36 by muncher9707 » Tue May 08, 2012 6:56 am

The gas and temp gage do not work properly but I can live with those for now. I knew that when I bought it.

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Re: 7V Regulator

Post #37 by vintwing » Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:27 pm

Thanks to everyone for the great info. I would never have figured out the problem, let alone the solution to the 2 gauges both failing. I went with torgo's solution of the mouser part. Very inexpensive solution, and I can say it works great, with no extra resistors or other stuff to assemble. Very good for those of us with only moderate electrical skills. This was easy for me! Mouser was great to deal with, even to Canada, I recieved my package in a week using the least expensive USPS option, total cost including shipping was about $12. It's soooo nice to have those gauges working again!
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Re: 7V Regulator

Post #38 by triwing » Tue Aug 11, 2015 5:19 pm

Just acquired some 7volt regulators from Mouser, (#BA17807T's) & have a question, does it need to be mounted to a heat sink of some sort for cooling? Or will it generate enough heat to be a factor?

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Re: 7V Regulator

Post #39 by triwing » Tue Sep 15, 2015 6:46 pm

Finally got around to making up a couple for my two 84 standards, as the trial one with not as nice a solder job has been working great. ;) Very pleased with the updated version, nicer solder job, plus a second piece of shrink wrap, to cover the pieces on each leg of the regulator. :lol: Looks pretty nice, & really appreciate the input about this, shakehands called to see if needed a heat sink of any kind & was told not at all, not much heat generated here. crossy.gif

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Re: 7V Regulator

Post #40 by guidowitz » Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:27 pm

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Re: 7V Regulator

Post #41 by Sandy » Thu Sep 17, 2015 7:03 am

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Re: 7V Regulator

Post #42 by triwing » Sat Sep 19, 2015 10:39 am

Could not bring myself to pay $40 X 2, :IDTS: when 3 solder joints on each one, shrink wrap, & crimp connectors, on end of wires to plug in & your done, ;) for WAY LESS than $40. crossy.gif


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